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Interpreter was asked...December 4, 2020

Why do you apply for a job at Kelly Service?

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I am a previous KellyOCG employee for almost 5 years with no issues I only had an overall positive experience. Therefore I would love to return to such an amazing company with a unique training and employment experience. Less

I would like to obtain a position that I can use my skill set. Some of which was obtained during my time with KellyOCG to grow with this great company. Less

Please consider me for any positions you feel can benefit from my knowledge and extensive wide range work experience. I am always open to new opportunities with new direction. I enjoy learning new skills and career positions and feel if you look hard enough you can benefit and learn something from everyday. Less

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how is your previous job experience related to this position?

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I have plenty of experiences in the past 20 years working as an interpreter/ translator Less

I have 5 years of interpreter/ translator experience with US army and some other companies in Afghanistan. Less

Tasks; interpretation and translation for intelligence forces like ( US army, DEA and SIU ( sensitive investigation Unit) Less

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Interpreter was asked...February 16, 2018

Where have you previously worked?

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I just retired in October 2017 after proudly serving 25 years in the Army.

united emarates

I have extraneous With Sosi company

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Interpreter was asked...December 6, 2017

What is your mother tongue? Primary language.

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Sidra Medicine

Describe a usual day at the office

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Could you tell me the questions? Have you been selected?

My work as an interpreter requires me to communicate with the patients or medical devices by phone or in person, so my work requires a lot of flexibility. My work usually start with a table of places, phone's numbers and order of tasks. Less

What they asked you in medical. Interpreter interview question? Have you selected? Less


If I was comfortable interpreting legal calls because I will be receiving some of them.

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I told them that I did interpret some legal appointments, and took the class for legal/court interpreting, but I don't have a lot of experience in that field. Less


Of course


Can you translate mechanics ,electronics terms.

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Yes, I can.



What would you do if the patient (LEP) is using grotesque words?

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We're glad to hear that this has been a smooth process for you!

The interpreter renders all messages accurately and completely, without adding, omitting, or substituting. Less


They ask fairly straightforward vocabulary interpretation and the standard questions about interpreter protocol for example "Should you insert your own personal opinion when interpreting for a client?"

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Obviously the answer is no.


Certified Languages Int'l

Do you have any training.

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I have a bachelors degree in Spanish.

What is your language pair?

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