INDUSTRY BLOG RECENT POSTS

MasterWord covers several perspectives on the language industry and the industries we serve. We offer tips and best practices that help you make the most of the professional language services.

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July 26, 2019

Houston Matters’ Joshua Zinn interviews Alejandro Chaoul & Ludmila Golovine

Houston Matters' Joshua Zinn learns more about our upcoming event: Serving People at the Moment of Death. Listen to this interview with Alejandro Chaoul and Ludmila Golovine JTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwc3JjJTNEJTIyaHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZlbWJlZC5ocG0uaW8lMkYzNDA4MDIlMkYzNDA3ODAlMjIlMjBzdHlsZSUzRCUyMmhlaWdodCUzQSUyMDExNXB4JTNCJTIwd2lkdGglM0ElMjAxMDAlMjUlM0IlMjIlM0UlM0MlMkZpZnJhbWUlM0U=
Banks and Credit Unions Consider Professional Language Services in Spanish General
July 17, 2019

Why Should Banks and Credit Unions Consider Professional Language Services in Spanish?

Why Should Banks and Credit Unions Consider Professional Language Services in Spanish? The United States is now the second largest Spanish-speaking country in the world1, with approximately 58 million Hispanics or Latinos. Although the median earnings of Hispanics are significantly lower than the median earnings…
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July 16, 2019

Chron: West University Place resident, Amelia Howe, wins Medical Translation Scholarship

West University Place resident Amelia Howe received the first-ever scholarship from MasterWord Services, Inc., earlier this summer. The scholarship is a collaboration with the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters and Houston Community College and cover Howe’s cost to take the CCHI certification exam for medical…

WELLNESS CONNECTION RECENT POSTS

Our wellness tips and tools help interpreters and other language professionals recognize, prevent and cope with vicarious trauma that they may experience in their work.

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April 27, 2018

Compassion Fatigue is Real for Interpreters

Compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma are real. Interpreters, please take the time to take care of yourselves. Click here to continue reading Winnie Heh's post on Compassion Fatigue.
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May 3, 2017

“I can’t meditate!” If you’ve ever said or thought this, this article is for you.

One of my most valuable yoga lessons came from a beginner class, where the instructor said to all the First-Time Yogis, "When I hear people say, 'I can't do yoga,' I respond by asking, 'Can you breathe? Then you can do yoga.'" The Psychologist Belisa…
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March 1, 2017

Long hours in front of a computer? Then… you should know this!

Too close to the screen, not good for the eyes.Hunched over, bad posture, back pains.Leaning forward, bad posture, leads to hunched back. Linguists spend a lot of time in front of a computer, in a car and on their phones. In addition, not all of…