Translation Time Machine


The Translation Time Machine

By Carla Itzkowich, President

In 1982 I was a senior at UC Berkeley with a US Green Card. Mexico had just nationalized the banks and I was worried that the monthly stipend my dad had been sending would stop. So, armed with the type of confidence that only […]

Translation Time Machine2018-10-25T11:53:30+00:00

Speaking “Semiconductor” can be a real asset

Website translation Website translation is easier than ever

Understanding and having a good command of semiconductor technology can open a new and exciting career path for you in writing and translation.

The semiconductor industry should remain robust for years to come. According to World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS), […]

Speaking “Semiconductor” can be a real asset2018-10-05T16:14:04+00:00

CA Supreme Court creates havoc for language businesses

language interpreter backIn May, 2018, the California Supreme Court ruled in the Dynamex decision that only workers who meet all three specified criteria can be classified as independent contractors. All other workers must be classified as employees, fundamentally changing the business model of translation […]

CA Supreme Court creates havoc for language businesses 2018-09-28T17:57:41+00:00

Report: International Outlook heralds increased profits for you!

Year in ReviewArigato for making 2016 a positive and memorable year for International Contact!

Sales grew in 2016

Our sales team was busy winning contract awards from BART, VTA and the City of Oakland among many others. Added volumes brought price […]

Report: International Outlook heralds increased profits for you!2018-09-28T17:57:41+00:00

International Contact returns to Berkeley after 30 years!

International Contact, Inc. Multilanguage Communications @ 2820 Adeline St International Contact, the Multilanguage Communications Agency that has called Oakland home for the past 30 of its 33 years, has relocated from its downtown Oakland office with a mix of excitement and regret.

“The company has mostly been in […]

International Contact returns to Berkeley after 30 years!2018-09-28T17:57:41+00:00

Oakland Translation Company beats the odds for 33 years

International Contact, Inc.—a multi-language communications agency in Oakland, California—celebrates 33 years in business, which is a pretty unusual milestone for a small business. Although the Census Bureau does not have statistics on business failure rates, its SUSB program provides annual data for all U.S. paid employer firms, including establishment and closure. From those figures, […]

Oakland Translation Company beats the odds for 33 years2018-09-28T17:57:42+00:00

Ron Fredericks Joins International Contact, Inc. as CTO

Photo of Ron FredericksRon Fredericks Joins International Contact, Inc. as CTO to Further Language Service Innovation for Current and Future Customers and Vendors

International Contact, Inc., a leader in media translation and localization, today announced the appointment of Ron Fredericks to the role of chief […]

Ron Fredericks Joins International Contact, Inc. as CTO2018-09-28T17:57:42+00:00

Small Business Celebrates 30 Years of Success with the Community

Neighbors, clients, and vendors join kids in the community to celebrate 30 years of success in the translation business for International Contact, Inc.

PRLog – Nov. 4, 2012 – OAKLAND, Calif. — “When Mayor Jean Quan proclaimed October 31st as ‘International Contact Day’ to honor our 30 years in business, we felt we needed to do […]

Small Business Celebrates 30 Years of Success with the Community2018-09-28T17:57:43+00:00

International Contact, Inc. gives back to the community

International Contact Day Celebration in Oakland October 31st. 15th Street between Webster and Franklin will be closed from 4:30 to 7 and will feature music, trick or treat, door prizes, neighborhood discounts and an international costume contest.

PRLog – Oct. 13, 2012 – OAKLAND, Calif. — Mayor Jean Quan has issued a proclamation to honor International […]

International Contact, Inc. gives back to the community2018-09-28T17:57:43+00:00

Top Telecommuting Jobs Abroad

Carla Itzkowich featured in Christina Couch’s artilcle “10 top telecommuting jobs to live abroad“.

This job might actually reward you for moving abroad. Workers with fluency in a foreign language and sharp communication skills can land jobs in verbal and written translation regardless of where they live, says Carla Itzkowich, executive director of International […]

Top Telecommuting Jobs Abroad2018-09-13T22:39:40+00:00