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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April 8, 2020

Announcing MasterWord’s COVID-19 HUB for Language Support

MasterWord's language support HUB also provides direct access to our complete portfolio of services at a time where speed and accuracy of information is paramount, including the recently launched Virtual Interpreting Services via video platform. Ludmila Golovine, CEO and President of MasterWord Services, Inc. added:…
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March 24, 2020

Introducing a Viable Alternative to In-Person Interpreting

In an effort to accommodate social distancing measures in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure effective communication, MasterWord Inc. now offers virtual interpreting services via some of the most popular video conferencing platforms as a complement to in person interpreting in situations where…
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March 14, 2020

City of Houston’s Office of Emergency Management – COVID 19 Community Spread Prevention – ASL

Masterword is honored to be able to provide equal access to our Deaf and Hard of hearing communities. Please see this update on COVID-19 from the City of Houston’s Office of Emergency  Management

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…