7 Signs You Work in the Language Services Industry

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Whether you’re a scheduler or work in the accounting department, there are several common things we experience in the language services industry. As a language services provider, it is our duty to the non-English speaking and Deaf community and our clients to provide professional language services when in need. It may sound easy to some, but in our “biz” there ... Read More

Coming Together for Minority Communities

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No One Should Stand Alone At IU Group we build bridges to close language gaps between English speakers and non-English speakers. Our work aides those who provide these individuals with the basic right to health care services, legal representation and right to live freely in their neighborhoods.  Since 1970, we’ve worked with dozens of businesses from coast-to-coast to ensure persons ... Read More

Diving into Language Barriers at the 2016 Olympic Games

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  Share this PostIn just a short while, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is expected to be a cultural “melting pot” when approximately 500,000 visitors from 200 countries will gather for the 2016 Olympic Games. This year, French is the official language of the Rio games as homage to the victims of the Paris terror attacks. With 99 percent of the ... Read More

5 Benefits of Cloud VRI Software

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Why we love the cloud and why you should too 5 Benefits of Cloud VRI Software  Simply put, the "cloud" is the Internet. It's also one of today's hottest tech buzzwords. So, what is all the hype? And why is an interpretation company writing about it? Well, we love it and need to tell you more about how this exciting ... Read More

Interpreter Sets the Record Straight with Dear Abby

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Professional interpreter, O.W.K. Corrects Dear Abby’s Advice from December Column Today’s Dear Abby column features a reader’s response to her December 27, 2015 column, “An International Educator.” In case you haven’t read it here’s the synopsis: Back in December, a teacher asked Ms. Van Buren what to do during a parent-teacher conference which requires the use of a language interpreter. ... Read More

Hospitals Rely on Medical Translation Services to Dispense Life-Saving Care

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As the United States grows increasingly more diverse in linguistics and in culture, it is becoming more important than ever that hospitals and medical facilities provide proficient, qualified medical translation services, life science translators and hospital interpreters in order to ensure delivery of the best healthcare for patients. Any lack in interpretation skills can mean disaster for patients – relying ... Read More

The Critical Need for Spanish Language Interpreters with the Law

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Spanish language interpreters often find themselves in the middle of court cases and instances that involve law officials throughout the country and people who speak Spanish. As Spanish interpreters, these professionals are true “tunnels of communication” in courtrooms between judges, juries and Spanish-speaking clients. In New Jersey, for example, there are 40 judiciary language interpreters to ensure that when people ... Read More