Global Translation Services
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OK job, if you've a lot of free time

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Nice job if you know a few languages and like to help people. Unfortunately, it cannot be your full-time job as there are not a lot of demand for translation jobs (depends on your specific language requirements).
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Fun

Loved working as an interpreter, challenging and the company was very good at communicating with you which made the job much easier, would definitely recommend this company although I left because there couldn’t give me full time work

Pros

Good pay

Cons

Not enough hours
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Worst company ever

No customer service at all I worked there and I asked for a reference they refused to help. The idea was to cover a hospital assignment then and call the office regarding the job nobody helps

Pros

Many hours to cover

Cons

Speaking highly of themselves
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No

A typical day is to check your email before anything to see if you have received any email. You need to check the right address if you have already a booking for the day.
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Workable and existing place to work

After a few months of working in this company, I can say it is a useful service for people who want to be self employed and for people who have got children.The most enjoyable part of the job is dealing , communicating and meeting with different people; Also the staff resolve problems in a short matter of time with good service, finally the monthly payments are due on time.
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Educational experience and confidentiality

Educational and learning process and confidentiality and impartiality all the times in the sector. Responsibility and relationship the hardest part of the job and involve a good time management skills.

Pros

Freelance/ flexibility

Cons

Unspecified hours
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Overall positive workplace

Staff were very polite and this made for a very good work environment. I learned how to fill in invoices and timesheets. I also learned how to keep documents organised and protected by keeping digital copies and hard copies.

Pros

Friendly staff

Cons

Long hours
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dependable staff

The staff at this firm were very reliable and quick to respond to any queries i had, espically on matters such as when and where appointments would take place.

Pros

Great communication

Cons

Not many hours
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productive and fun workplace

i had an incredible exprience in the global tranlation service. i had to work 6 hours and no more. i have learned so many thing, for example how make in order the spread sheet, how to upload the appointments of the interpreters of that day or other days. it was not too big the place but it was alright for work. i had lots of help from every staff member and they are really kind. there was not any hard part for the work because i really enjoyed work there. One of the day during work experience a boy came by and he was an italian who wanted to translate his italian results into english for the school. that was really fun because i had to translate it. i enjoyed to work with them.
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Very Good Interpreting Compnay

One of the best companies i worked for, very efficent and look after you like your family. The payment is on time, i got nothing to complain. i spoke Romanian, Spanish and was very busy for me.

Pros

Great Staff, Great Assigments

Cons

More Work
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active and enjoyable working place

Staffs is nice and well operate, easy to contact for booking information and also create many opportunities to work when possible. The interpreter work supports the development of my clinical existing knowledge and informed customer choice
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Very nice team

I've interpreeting for them for a few years now. I can pick my own hours, as there are always bookings offered throughout the day. Friendly team, quick service.

Pros

Can pick your hours

Cons

Not standard income as it is freelance
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V. Professional and straight forward team

V good company. No issues at all. Worked with them for many years. They have strict procedures in place but as long as you are serious in your job as a interpreter then you will have “zero” issues with GTS. Such nice people to work with. Highly recommend

Pros

Professional company

Cons

Nil
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Really nice company - Aston Birmingham

Working for them as a translator / interpreter. Very helpful team who have given me so much time to help and guide me to the qualifications I need to increase my work with them and development. I really enjoy working with them. Would def recommend. They are very strict with getting all references etc updated when they expire.

Pros

Friendly, honest, helpful team

Cons

None
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Nice team

Very nice and friendly team,always polite and understanding, never missed payments . Even if the rate is a bit lower than other companies, you get many assignments and you'll be paid for your work without delays

Pros

Many bookings, payment on time

Cons

Nothing
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Great experience

I like working with people, especially helping them. I've always wanted to work around other people, learn from them and improve my skills and my experience.
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flexible workplace

The work for freelance interpreter is flexible. The company will contact me at least 1 day before and ask me if i could take it. There is a form need to be signed by client after the job which will be handed in to the office weekly.

Pros

flexible

Cons

no guarantee working hours
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Constructive

I learnt way of work in England and professional language. It was my first experience here.
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Based on 25 reviews

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3.8 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.3 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.3 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.5 out of 5 stars for Management
3.8 out of 5 stars for Culture

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