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  • 21/10/2021 - Leslie Taylor
    Language, Culture and Effective Business Communication – the perspective of an Asia-based consultant

    I am a native Californian who has been based in Tokyo, Japan for nearly three decades. My work, here, and across the region has encompassed specialist functions in Legal Services, and senior roles in HR and Management Consulting. I have consulted to over 60 western multinationals and to numerous Japanese firms that are internationalizing their operations.

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    Why Should a Professional Translator Always Translate into Their Native Language?

    While a translator may specialize in several languages and a few fields (e.g., legal, financial, computer, medical), a true professional always translates into their mother tongue. This is a golden rule that we scrupulously respect at Joseph Blain Inc. in Montreal. Read on to find out more!

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    4 Situations Requiring the Services of a Professional Interpreter

    The interpreter translates a speech from language A into language B for an individual or an audience out loud. With the globalization of markets, their services are becoming more and more of a necessity. Here are some situations where you should use one of our interpretation professionals at Joseph Blain Inc. in Montreal.

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    The Economic Benefits of Bilingualism for Your Small Business in Quebec

    In some regions of Quebec, and particularly in Montreal, French and English are spoken fluently. Indeed, the situation in la Belle Province is unique, as it is one of the few bilingual territories in North America. In such a context, communicating in French and English certainly presents excellent economic advantages for businesses. At Joseph Blain Inc., our skilled translators and interpreters can help you expand your horizons. Read on to learn more!

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    Legal Translation: What You Need to Know About This Specialty

    Translating a certificate, technical manual, or any other type of official document requires special skills and knowledge. In this article, we present one of the services offered by several of our excellent translators at Joseph Blain Inc: legal translation.

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    Translation: What Is Simultaneous Interpretation?

    Not everyone is aware of the nuances between the professions of translator and interpreter. To find out, read this blog post prepared by the team at Joseph Blain Inc. - a network of interpreters and translation experts serving Montreal and many other major cities in North America.

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    What is Dactylology?

    At Joseph Blain Inc., we offer several ready-to-use solutions to facilitate the mutual understanding between people of all origins, all fields of activity and, of course, all languages! Among our interpretation services is dactylology. Read on to learn more about this sometimes-overlooked sign language.

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    The 5 Essential Qualities of a Translator According to Joseph Blain Inc.

    At Joseph Blain Inc., we are recognized for the excellence of our translation services for all types of documents (certificates, legal texts, technical manuals, etc.). To carry out the contracts entrusted to us, we rely on hand-picked professionals. Read this blog to discover 5 qualities of a translator that are among the most important to us.

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    5 Reasons to Avoid Using Computer Translation Tools

    Computer-assisted translation (CAT) programs are the subject of much debate and questioning. At Joseph Blain Inc., we believe that these tools are not sophisticated enough to translate documents correctly. In this blog, we present 5 arguments against the use of translation tools. Enjoy your reading!

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    How to Choose Your Professional Translator

    Do you have a document or conference to be translated? Joseph Blain Inc. has professional translators and interpreters at your service in Montreal and most major Canadian cities. To learn about the advantages of working with a competent translator rather than a computer tool and to find out how to recruit the best candidate, read on.

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