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Are you thinking about your localization career? Join our online workshops this summer!

These sessions are live, facilitated presentations with Q&A where we will share and discuss important job search information with a specialized focus on the localization industry. These workshops are designed to support your career planning process, job search, and overall professional development.

Space is limited so sign up today!


Jun
26
Wed
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In this webinar you will learn to:

• Clarify your personal and professional values
• Identify your ideal working environment
• Consider your strengths and challenges
• Recognize who or what may influence your career decisions
• Research different self-assessment tests and programs

We will also focus on several localization topics:

• Introducing about localization positions and requirements
• Learn what to expect in different kinds of localization roles
• Explore relevant skills and interests that fit various localization job requirements

Your Portfolio Assignment is a written report about your professional skills and interests considering everything you learned in the webinar. This self-reflection will support the next steps of your career planning process.

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Jul
3
Wed
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In this webinar you will learn:

• What a resume is and how it is used
• What a recruiter wants to see in a resume
• How to write engaging and meaningful content
• What information to include and leave out
• Formatting and stylistic rules

We will also focus on several localization topics:

• Review examples of localization-specific resumes
• Details that should be included in all localization resumes
• Cross-cultural information on resumes

Your Portfolio Assignment is a finished, professionally-formatted resume using the lessons learned in this webinar.

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Jul
10
Wed
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In this webinar you will learn:

• What LinkedIn is and how it is used
• How to complete a profile in a professional way
• LinkedIn communication and networking features

We will also focus on several localization topics:

• What information to include and not include in localization profiles
• Popular LinkedIn groups and forums for localization
• Examples of popular and effective LinkedIn topic discussions

Your Portfolio Assignment is a finished, downloadable LinkedIn profile using the information you learned in this webinar.

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Jul
17
Wed
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In this webinar you will learn:

• What networking is and why it is important
• How and where to target networking contacts
• Best advice on how to reach out and connect
• How to craft elevator pitches and personal stories
• General networking etiquette

We will also focus on several localization topics:

• An overview of industry associations, groups, meetups, & organizations
• Cross-cultural dynamics and how they influence networking
• Typical effective – and ineffective – networking behaviors we see in this industry

Your Portfolio Assignment is a list of network contacts and a plan for connecting to the wider localization community.

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Jul
24
Wed

Apply for Localization Jobs

Price: $150 USD

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In this webinar you will learn:

• How to apply for jobs using online job boards and websites
• What recruitment databases do and how recruiters use them
• How to write customized resumes and cover letters
• How to use keywords and special language
• How to follow up in a professional manner after submitting applications
• How to handle silence, rejection, or being deferred

We will also focus on several localization topics:

• Where localization positions are posted
• How to research employers for localization positions
• How to use market segmentation to prioritize your target companies & opportunities
• Important information to include in your resumes & cover letters
• A localization industry keyword list

Your Portfolio Assignment is a finished, downloadable list of relevant employers, job descriptions and applications based on what you have learned in this webinar. This list will support your efforts in applying for jobs in the localization industry.

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Jul
31
Wed
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In this webinar you will learn:

• Interviewing best practices
• How to prepare for an interview
• Typical interview questions and how to answer them
• What to avoid doing in interviews
• How to follow up after interviews in a professional manner
• How to respond to a positive – or negative – outcome

We will also focus on several localization topics:

• What to expect in a localization interview
• What localization hiring managers are looking for
• Cross-cultural topics related to interviewing
• The challenges of interviewing in a non-native language

Your Portfolio Assignment is a finished list of answered interview questions. Practicing your interview responses in advance will help support your success in continuing through the selection process and being offered a position.

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Aug
7
Wed
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In this webinar you will learn:

• What negotiation is and why it is important
• What is behind the process of negotiation
• How to negotiate confidently and professionally
• Important negotiation topics on job offers and how to address them
• Tips and best practices

We will also focus on several localization topics:

• What are typical offers like in localization positions
• General salary information for localization positions
• The differences between contract and permanent positions in the industry

Your Portfolio Assignment is a finished, downloadable list of negotiating positions on each of the topics we discuss in the webinar.

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Aug
14
Wed
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In this webinar you will learn about:

• Different industries in the job market
• How to divide industries into smaller parts called “sectors”
• What roles are possible in each industry and sector
• How to make a decision on a career path based on what attracts and/or interests you

We will also focus on several localization topics:

• An overview of localization industry positions and typical career paths
• A review of how localization appears in many industries and sectors

Your Portfolio Assignment is a written report about the industries, sectors, functions, and target job titles that interest you based on what you learned in the webinar. This focus and clarity will support the next steps of your career planning efforts.

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Want to attend the entire series? Contact us for discounted registration fees!