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How Linkedin Helped Me Land A Vp Position When I Wasn't Even Looking, Uwe Muegge Dec 2014

How Linkedin Helped Me Land A Vp Position When I Wasn't Even Looking, Uwe Muegge

Uwe Muegge

Finding a new job can be very time-consuming – or not, especially when you let the new job find you! I recently accepted the position of Vice President of Strategic Technology Solutions at OmniLingua, a translation and localization services company. At the time I received the the company owner's InMail, I was not even looking for a new job! Unbeknownst to me, the hiring process had started after my future employer visited my LinkedIn profile page.


Terminology Talks With The Pros: Uwe Muegge, Terminologist, Patricia Brenes Nov 2014

Terminology Talks With The Pros: Uwe Muegge, Terminologist, Patricia Brenes

Uwe Muegge

In this interview with Patricia Brenes, Uwe Muegge talks about some of his most recent projects, explains why terminology management is so important for product-centric translations, and discusses the role of terminology management in translator training.


Teaching Translation Technology In The 21st Century, Uwe Muegge Sep 2014

Teaching Translation Technology In The 21st Century, Uwe Muegge

Uwe Muegge

The author's definition of 'technical translation' is pragmatic: Technical translation differs from literary translation in that in a technical translation project, all texts are linked with a product. The product-centric nature of technical translation projects requires that technical translation projects are processed in a translation memory system to ensure terminological and stylistic consistency, among other things.


Leadership Optimization, Cathy L. Chaney Sep 2014

Leadership Optimization, Cathy L. Chaney

cathy L. Chaney

Through team mentoring and striving to achieve a positive balance while communicating writing concepts,perspective individuals gain a wealth of knowledge over a period of time. Learning the concepts that leaders portray while in leadership positions shed a great deal of light into the pathways of learning.


Professor Alan Delfavero Honored, Alan Delfavero Jul 2014

Professor Alan Delfavero Honored, Alan Delfavero

Alan DelFavero

The Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants recently presented Alan DelFavero, adjunct professor of accounting, with an “Educator of Excellence” award.


An Overall View Of Translation In Localization - An Interview With Uwe Muegge, Theodore Pan Jul 2014

An Overall View Of Translation In Localization - An Interview With Uwe Muegge, Theodore Pan

Uwe Muegge

In this interview, Uwe Muegge discusses a range of issues related to translation in the context of teaching a translation technology/localization course.


Making Connections: Helping New Employees Find Their Place, Lori B. Snyder, Angela M. Rice, Rory L. Patterson Jun 2014

Making Connections: Helping New Employees Find Their Place, Lori B. Snyder, Angela M. Rice, Rory L. Patterson

Lori B Snyder

No abstract provided.


Training For The Language Industry, Uwe Muegge May 2014

Training For The Language Industry, Uwe Muegge

Uwe Muegge

This presentation provides a landscape view of training programs for the language industry. It covers currently available training programs, innovative training solutions, as well as common gaps in knowledge and a discussion on how training can be improved moving forward.


Teaching Localization: 6 Practices That Make A Difference (Part Ii), Uwe Muegge Feb 2014

Teaching Localization: 6 Practices That Make A Difference (Part Ii), Uwe Muegge

Uwe Muegge

Translation memory (TM) systems have become commonplace in today’s translation courses – sometimes for the wrong reasons. If students are told that the only reason for using a translation memory is to leverage previous translations, these students will not use a TM system for non-repetitive texts. That teaching approach might also be frustrating for students who start with an empty translation memory, as these students may not get any immediate benefit from using TM technology. If, however, students are introduced to the translation memory as a quality assurance tool, the return on investment is instant.


Extending And Accelerating Global Business-Education Partnerships, Dylan Kissane, John Farrell Jan 2014

Extending And Accelerating Global Business-Education Partnerships, Dylan Kissane, John Farrell

Dylan Kissane

Senior management in contemporary graduate business education must respond are the trends that are leaving a marked impact on the traditional business models of business schools. Key stakeholders in the business education ecosystem, including the students, the corporate employers and the business schools themselves, demand more of graduate education in order that their respective careers flourish, future employees have the requisite skills and experience, and business education institutions survive. Yet as in any system, survival is but a minimum requirement; successful programs seek not only to survive but to thrive, embracing the change that these three trends place on graduate ...


Introduction To Library Resources For Wcob Luxembourg, Amy L. Jansen Jan 2014

Introduction To Library Resources For Wcob Luxembourg, Amy L. Jansen

Amy Jansen

No abstract provided.


Compound Interest And The Power Of Saving, Richard H. Serlin Jan 2014

Compound Interest And The Power Of Saving, Richard H. Serlin

Richard H. Serlin

This is an article with an included assignment that I give to my personal finance 1 students. The first part talks about the power of compound interest. I go into depth about the intuition why it's so powerful, why it takes off, and has been called the eighth wonder of the world. I've haven't seen anywhere else an extensive explanation of the intuition like I have here.

In the second part I give the students a nice assignment to see how much their savings can grow if they invest even a modest amount consistently, month in and ...


Is Industrial And Labour Relations A Misfit As An Academic Programme Floated In Specialised Universities Of Education?, Olukunle Saheed Oludeyi Jan 2014

Is Industrial And Labour Relations A Misfit As An Academic Programme Floated In Specialised Universities Of Education?, Olukunle Saheed Oludeyi

Olukunle Saheed, OLUDEYI

Some of us who drank from the pot of wisdom and knowledge and who benefited from the technical skills and professional understanding advanced by the premier university of education, Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, consider the upkeep and continuous development of this vast-growing university as a serious subject of concern. Among other issues considered as germane to the university in her quest for excellence in teaching, research and community service, the recent deletion of some courses in the university, is one of such areas of worries to some of us who hold the institution in ...


Decision-Making In Economics: Critical Lessons From Neurobiology, Renato Alas Msc, Kuldeep Kumar, Avik Mukherjee, Munirul Haque Nabin, Sukanto Bhattacharya Jan 2014

Decision-Making In Economics: Critical Lessons From Neurobiology, Renato Alas Msc, Kuldeep Kumar, Avik Mukherjee, Munirul Haque Nabin, Sukanto Bhattacharya

Renato A Martins MSc

Book Description: Game Theory has provided an extremely useful tool in enabling economists to venture into unknown areas. Its concepts of conflict and cooperation apply whenever the actions of several agents are interdependent; providing language to formulate as well as to structure, analyze, and understand strategic scenarios. Economic Behavior, Game Theory, and Technology in Emerging Markets explores game theory and its deep impact in developmental economics, specifically the manner in which it provides a way of formalizing institutions. This is particularly important for emerging economies which have not yet received much attention in the academic world. This publication is useful ...


The Ethics Of Student Loans, Theresa Popp Braun Jan 2014

The Ethics Of Student Loans, Theresa Popp Braun

Theresa Popp Braun

No abstract provided.