Category: Blog

  • The difference between hiring a translator and asking your bilingual staff member

    The difference between hiring a translator and asking your bilingual staff member

    If you’re an employer or a business owner, you know how important it is to hire the right people for your team.   You may find yourself in a position where you have a bilingual staff member who knows the two languages that you’re need a translation or interpretation for.   Why not ask the…

  • What to look for in an interpreter or translator

    What to look for in an interpreter or translator

    With the internet providing you access to people all over the world, it may feel hard to know what to look for in an interpreter.   How do you know the person you’re hiring is qualified? How do you know your interpreter will do a good job? What pricing is fair? What should you be…

  • How Movie and Show Subtitles Create More Cultural Experiences

    How Movie and Show Subtitles Create More Cultural Experiences

    Subtitles on movies and shows can be helpful if you’re trying to watch something in a loud place or trying to understand what’s being said, but you’re having a hard time understanding the speakers. But subtitles can be so much more than just a tool for accessibility; they can also be a tool for helping…

  • Language Interpretations are Positively Impacting the Healthcare Industry

    Language Interpretations are Positively Impacting the Healthcare Industry

    Picture this: you’re a healthcare worker who only knows one language. Someone comes to you with an emergency situation, but they’re unable to properly communicate what they’re experiencing due to language barriers. Between the stress of their situation and your inability to understand their first language, you’re unsure how best to support them. What do…

  • Language Services in Banking and Finance

    Language Services in Banking and Finance

    The banking and finance industry is constantly changing. New technology has connected people in ways like never before. Banks are now able to serve more people from all around the world. Banks and financial institutions should be leaning into new ways to reach more people by creating more accessible options in more languages.   Offering…

  • All About the French Language

    All About the French Language

    Bonjour, aujourd’hui nous allons apprendre le français. Hello, today we are going to learn about the French language.    French is known as the language of love and romance. People worldwide are quick to say that French is a romantic language because of how the words are pronounced.    In this blog, we will learn…

  • Literacy: How it Impacts People

    Literacy: How it Impacts People

    At Allied, we communicate with people all over the world daily. Through our experiences, we’ve learned about the power of communication and how literacy impacts people all over the world.   We’ve provided services for people who cannot read or write, and we’ve learned more about how their experiences impact their daily lives.   In…

  • What you need to know about language translators while on vacation

    What you need to know about language translators while on vacation

    International travel is becoming more and more accessible.   In some cases, it’s even more affordable than domestic travel.   But what happens when language barriers prevent you from travelling to your dream destination?   In this blog, we’re going to discuss what you need to know about travelling to a different country that speaks…

  • Let’s learn about the Persian language

    Let’s learn about the Persian language

    Though we haven’t discussed specific languages in a while, we’d love to continue this series of languages and the next language we’re going to cover is Persian. In the past, we’ve learned about Spanish and Cantonese.   Persian is the national language in Iran, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan. It has twenty-three consonants and six vowel sounds.…

  • How translating and interpreting services can help your law firm

    How translating and interpreting services can help your law firm

    It’s no surprise that people in law firms work with people who speak different languages than them. It’s also no surprise that sometimes people prefer to communicate in a language that they’re confident in, especially when communicating about sensitive matters.   It’s also possible that language barriers can create miscommunication in something like a statement,…