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CV translated into German?

Does anyone know where I can get my CV translated into German? And then what the cost would be?

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Re: CV translated into German?

Try

http://fiverr.com/

It will cost $5 if you can find someone to do it
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Re: CV translated into German?

I ran into this problem when interviewing for my job. I just uploaded my CV (as a .docx file) into Google Translate. This lets you highlight words to see the direct translation. Since I provided an English version of the CV as well, I figured it was good enough. However, I did let the HR department know that some sections may not make sense
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Do you speak German? If you do not and your CV is presented in perfect/good German, would it not imply that you do speak German? How would you trust a translator for your best marketing tool?
Saying that, if you use a translator engine, I am sure that the translation is not good enough to make the potential interviewer believe you do speak German.
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Re: CV translated into German?

Thanks to a PM on this site we used www.onehourtranslation.comwho were very helpful, friendly - they have a live chat section to help you through the process if you have questions on payment etc.....it was per word which was fine - 2 cv pages and a cover letter was about 1000 words - I chose the CV option (a little more costly) which gives you a native speaker translator and was about USD170 via paypal or Credit card. You can see continually where the job is up to and can give info to the translator - so if you have company names in your cv you tell them and deduct those from the word count - saved me 200 words....its a credit style of account but very worth it....they corrected/tidied up the top /personal part of the cv where my layout had not been right - so a very worthwhile and value for money and anxiety reduction experience....I will use again....their cover letter came back vastly different from my lame A1.5 Deutsch, so I will try and learn from that and am very glad that I got them to do the cover letter instead of using mine......lets hope an interview results....at least there is a better chance of being read.....EF has been so helpful in this process
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Thanks to a PM on this site we used www.onehourtranslation.comwho were very helpful, friendly - I chose the CV option (a little more costly) which gives you a native speaker translator
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Seriously? They're charging you extra for a "native speaker translator" as an optional extra when that's the minimum you should demand as standard?????? I'm truly shocked I suppose it's a case of caveat emptor/pay peanuts get monkeys if the buyer doesn't know what they're supposed to be getting, but.... seriously????? <shaking head>
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