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Re: Leapforce

they are are pretty big, people in the US and around the world all seem to work for them.

I think you can only work for them for 11 months though but like I said it is steady income
 

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Is it similar to Lionbridge?

http://www.thesmartcrowd.com/workers/job-opportunities/country/united-kingdom/#jobs-list

I think you have to do an exam for this too - and they want you to be degree-educated or similar. Did you find the exam hard Jon? (I realise you won't want to go into too much detail)

I might investigate Lionbridge further (Leapforce insists on iOS/Android smartphone but one of the Lionbridge roles doesn't) - I'll post on here if I find out anything that might be helpful
 

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coomassie_blu said:
Is it similar to Lionbridge?

http://www.thesmartcrowd.com/workers/job-opportunities/country/united-kingdom/#jobs-list

I think you have to do an exam for this too - and they want you to be degree-educated or similar. Did you find the exam hard Jon? (I realise you won't want to go into too much detail)

I might investigate Lionbridge further (Leapforce insists on iOS/Android smartphone but one of the Lionbridge roles doesn't) - I'll post on here if I find out anything that might be helpful
yeah those two are much of the same in terms of the work they make you do.

I say go for it with Lionbridge, if you can pass the exam then well done. I think I found it because of just HOW much prep work you have to read through, think it was just too much effort for me to do to pass the exam..
 

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Hi Lisa,

I have done Appen Work before. Stuff that I think probably ended up in a phone feature that is very much like Siri as it was all about translating actions into words.

It is quite hard going I found with them, they expect a lot of work for the money.

Fair play they paid out for what I did but not something I would want to revisit I think.
 

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Thanks Jon and UKLisaW - great to hear first-hand opinions on this type of work.

Lisa - did you have to complete a certain number of hours per week for Lionbridge?
 

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Thanks for that - I realise you can't disclose details

I'm still waiting to hear back from Lionbridge after receiving acknowledgement of my initial application, but I'm not in a desperate rush
 

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Yeah good luck

The 'study guide' was enough to give me a headache ;)
 

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yeah you are right.

Once you understand it for one company I imagine it is quite easy to shift to another doing the same thing.
 
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I remember trying go sign up to one of these companies last year (or possibly the year before) and failed the exam too. Just couldn't get my head round what I was being asked to do I think.
 

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How did you get on with the exam?
 

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Hope you got through - Well done for getting through part 2 no matter what ;)
 

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Well done so far Lisa - good luck with the rest of it!

I'm due to start the exams any day now :eek:
 

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coomassie_blu said:
Well done so far Lisa - good luck with the rest of it!

I'm due to start the exams any day now :eek:
Squeaky bum time
 

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Lisa/funky blue dog

How did you both get on with the exams in the end?
 

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Will update within a week or so when I have a better idea of what's going on ;)

But looking promising :)