GLYN HAGGETT 21 Hendrix Drive, Crownhill, Milton Keynes, Bucks. MK8 0DX Telephone/fax: (01908) 261440 Mobile telephone: (07804) 362363 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org British. Single. Date of birth: 27 June 1964. PERSONAL PROFILE Qualified translator with several years’ experience of in-house translation from German into English in commercial and technical environments. Familiar with a number of popular computer software packages, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Freelance translator since 1998. CAREER PROFILE September 2009 – Part-Time September 2011 Administrative Officer Jobcentreplus Administrative duties in a Jobcentre Contact in writing, by telephone and face-to-face with customers requiring assistance with travel expenses for interviews June 1998 - Present Freelance Translator Translator providing German into English translation services for direct clients and agencies, concentrating on legal, financial and general commercial translation Temporary work also undertaken when translation workload has fallen, including time at Bucks County Council (1999 – 2000) June 1997 - June 1998 Personal Investment Authority Financial Assessment Officer Assistance with the pensions misselling review Telephone contact with investors and pension product providers Loss calculations carried out using custom-designed RECAL software March 1996 - June 1997 Ministry of Defence Linguist Officer Translation of a range of technical and commercial documentation from German into English Scanning of German press for defence-related articles 1994 - 1996 Unemployed/freelance Extensive jobsearch activities, including attendance at JobClub and at a course for those intending to set up a business Freelance translation (commercial and technical) for agencies Freelance abstracting of foreign language articles for a publishing company 1992 - 1994 Gleiss und Partner, Stuttgart Translator Translation of legal documentation and publications Also responsible for training and induction of new recruit and for reviewing translations 1987 - 1992 Klockner-Moeller (UK) Ltd. Translator Translation of technical and commercial literature Preparation of items for publication, including proof-reading Checking of colleagues' translations DTP layout, using PageMaker 4 1986 - 1987 University of Essex Library Assistant Basic office duties, including filing and typing, and working on central issue desk TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS 1982 - 1986 University of London B.A. Hons. (Upper Second Class) German. Subsidiary subject: English. 1992 Aylesbury College GCSE O-level in Accounts (Grade B). 1992 Institute of Linguists Diploma in Translation from German into English. Paper 1, Non-specialised translation, and Paper 2, Business, passed with merit. 1996 City University International Law I, Systems and Organisations. 1998 City University International Law II, The Individual and the State. 1998 Chartered Insurance Institute Financial Planning Certificate, Paper 1, Financial Services and their Regulation. 1999 Society of Freelance Editors and Proofreaders Introduction to Proofreading. 2000 Open University DD 100, An Introduction to the Social Sciences. 2001 City University Legal terminology for translators, the law of contract. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Interests include literature, walking, archaeology, politics, history, spectator sport and the Arts. References available upon request.
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