Top 5 Tips for Improving Translated Content

Content is king. This well-known adage may seem like just another cliche, but it has a strong origin story. In 1996, Bill Gates predicted a virtually universal, online marketplace. Arguably, this is not very different to the current reality in 2021. In this digital space, content is equivalent to an actual, tangible presence. Without [...]

2021-03-30T19:15:37+00:00March 30, 2021|Blog|

Women’s History Month: Women in Translation and Beyond

Women's History Month is about acknowledging the undeniable but underreported contributions of women throughout history. As we have seen throughout history, women are incredibly powerful sources for positive change. From Betsy Ross to Harriet Tubman, and Margaret Hamilton, who was the guidance computer lead programmer for the infamous Apollo program. This trend of powerful [...]

2021-03-12T09:37:44+00:00March 12, 2021|Blog|

A Black History Month Special: The Gullah Language

The first “official” Black History Month was inaugurated in February of 1969, just one year after it was first suggested by the Black United Students and Black lecturers of Kent State University. Six years later, in 1976, Black History Month was being celebrated at universities and African-American cultural centers and community organizations all across [...]

2021-02-16T19:01:32+00:00February 16, 2021|Blog|

Language Learning: How to Improve Your Language Skills During the Pandemic (Or Get Started Learning One!)

While social distancing and COVID-19 health and safety measures are undoubtedly helping to curb the spread of the virus, it also means there are  far fewer opportunities to speak with friends, family, co-workers and regularly interact with fellow human beings. Without that friendly handshake between colleagues, or a coffee break with friends, it’s understandable [...]

2021-01-26T19:03:23+00:00January 26, 2021|Blog|

The Gender of Language: How Does ‘Gender Neutral’ Work in Different Languages?

The modern digital age has brought many new challenges, but it has also increased the speed and breadth of cultural change on a global scale like never before. While cultural and linguistic patterns are constantly evolving, the kind of monumental shift such as the complete gender neutralization of language would conceivably take hundreds (if [...]

2021-01-14T15:36:47+00:00January 14, 2021|Blog|

PGLS – Every Word Matters

Based in the greater Washington, D.C. area with team members across the world, Piedmont Global Language Solutions (PGLS) is backed by over 70 years of combined experience in the language services industry.  We provide top notch services to numerous companies and government agencies.  Our tested processes and resources allow us to offer outstanding solutions in the areas of Translation, Interpretation, Transcription, Training, Cultural Sensitivity Training, Language Instruction, Localization and more. Our network of language professionals specializes in more than 200 languages and regional dialects.

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