Centralising translation work: sense or nonsense?
There are so many agencies offering translating services all around the globe that it is hard for multinationals to decide at the headquarters which one is legitimate and fit to handle their translation work.Read more
Interpreting for Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Shirin Ebadi
An interview with Maryam Abdi. She interpreted for Dr. Shirin Ebadi, the first Iranian and Muslim woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.Read more
Keeping track of progress: note taking
There is not a single business that functions without meetings. So, needless to say, many meetings are organised to connect with colleagues, customers or stakeholders in general.Read more
Our first HR WEBTALK was a success!
Last week, The Presence Academy, the training and advise company of The Presence Group organised its first HR WEBTALK.Read more
When connecting is key: multilingual virtual conferences
Connectivity has never been more important. Companies are outgrowing their countries’ borders, colleagues no longer work in the same office and customers are spread across the globe.Read more
Online event with interpretation? Nail it!
Online meetings have been around for a while now. Meeting participants have learned about the 'do’s and don’ts' and have developed etiquette rules that make for efficient meetings.Read more
EWC Bootcamp heralds a new era for European Works Councils
On December 14th, The Presence Academy celebrated another edition of its popular concept: The EWC Bootcamp. As always, the ambitious goal is to provide management involved in running EWCs with a 1-day comprehensive program covering the topics that contribute to EWCs succes.Read more
Introducing our new project manager: Juanita Helsloot
As from January first of this year, Juanita Helsloot has joined the Presence team. Juanita will be managing translation projects from our Maastricht office.Read more
New Year’s resolutions? No thanks!
New Year’s resolutions do not work. And yet every year many of us get lured into joining gyms, downloading life organisation apps and buying countless books on becoming more confident (and richer).Read more
Looking back on 2017 and why it makes us feel proud
As soon as the last leftovers of the Christmas dinner are digested, people tend to look back at the good, the bad and the ugly of the past year. In the last week of December everyone tends to give into nostalgia, and at Presence we are no exception to that rule.Read more