Ready or Not, Clients Are Virtual – Part One
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  • Ready or Not, Clients Are Virtual – Part One

    Ready or Not, Clients Are Virtual – Part One

    By the end of March 2020, most of us had packed up our laptops and office essentials and didn’t know when we’d return to a normal working environment. Stuffed in our little nooks and couch ends, those privileged enough to …

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  • Impartiality and Advocacy – A Dynamic Compromise

    Impartiality and Advocacy – A Dynamic Compromise

    Bridging the Gap (BTG) is a basic training class for aspiring or newer medical interpreters. ASL interpreters are welcome to take BTG, but the majority of BTG participants at LUNA are spoken language interpreters. Early in the 40-hour class, BTG …

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  • For Interpreters: Language Meets Logistics – What to Expect at Interpreter Orientation

    For Interpreters: Language Meets Logistics – What to Expect at Interpreter Orientation

    In a language services agency like LUNA, two common positions are those of “interpreter” and “coordinator”. While interpreters may possess the needed language skills, not all of them are familiar with the operations of an interpreting agency. Therefore, interpreters must …

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  • Cybersecurity: What’s Coming and How to Prepare

    Cybersecurity: What’s Coming and How to Prepare

    If there’s a conclusive takeaway for 2020, it’s draw-dropping statistics about cybercrime. Cyberattacks were worth mentioning in the history books! From cybercriminals who impersonated the World Health Organization to distribute fake COVID-19 e-books, the spread of invasive cyber-viruses, the phishing …

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  • Cybersecurity: A Culture of Safety

    Cybersecurity: A Culture of Safety

    In today’s increasingly digital and technological world, protecting the personal or sensitive information of customers, patients, users, clients, and companies is crucial. At LUNA, information security is a top priority. We implement multidimensional cybersecurity measures to systems, networks, and programs, …

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  • Phone Interpreting Tips: How to Have a Successful Phone Interpreting Session

    Phone Interpreting Tips: How to Have a Successful Phone Interpreting Session

    Many businesses and organizations use phone interpreting for quick and easy interactions with limited English proficient (LEP) employees, clients, or patients when an on-site or virtual interpreter isn’t available or warranted. From law offices, HR departments, to medical facilities, phone …

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  • What Is The Difference Between Translation And Interpreting?

    What Is The Difference Between Translation And Interpreting?

    Translation and Interpretation In today’s global economy, businesses and organizations increasingly depend on language services to conduct business both at home and abroad. Whether entering a new market or currently working with multilingual populations, ensuring your message is being understood …

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  • A Rare Language: Providing Access to Indigenous Communities

    A Rare Language: Providing Access to Indigenous Communities

    Since the days of ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, doctors and nurses throughout world history have been bound by the ethical responsibility of “doing no harm” to the patients under their care. In the United States, the law also mandates that …

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  • Communication—with all communities—is critical in a crisis

    Communication—with all communities—is critical in a crisis

    Originally printed in the Indianapolis Business Journal on May 15, 2020 As we find ourselves in the midst of a pandemic, no individual or community, regardless of origin or background, is immune. Coronavirus does not discriminate as it passes through …

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  • Aquí trabajan héroes

    Aquí trabajan héroes

    *Lectura de cuatro minutos (To read in English, click here) El año pasado la película Vengadores: Fin del juego, obtuvo mundialmente una ganancia en bruto de $2.8 billones, convirtiéndola en la película de mayores ingresos en la historia del cine. Nuestra cultura …

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