How do you pursue a Career in Language Editing?

I think Language Editing is a great Career option. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Language Editing is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Language Editing. My research about a Career in Language Editing became a lot more meaningful when I found:

Warishree's outlook!

Warishree has 4 years of professional experience in Language Editing. Warishree has worked in Language Editing as Language Editor in Macmillan. In Warishree's own words, this is how Warishree got into Language Editing: "I did Economics Honours from Delhi University and Masters in Economics from Doon University, Dehradun. I also did masters in English from Open University and post that, I started working as a language editor with Macmillan and since 2015, I am working there." Warishree has a profile in a very interesting format on:

Career Video on Language Editing

In a video, Warishree has talked about various aspects of a Career in Language Editing. Warishree started by explaining Language Editing as: "Language Editing is defined as making revisions to and suggestions about the content of a document, focusing on improving the accuracy of language, flow, and overall readability, as well as checking for grammar and spelling. In other words, editing involves a detailed review of a paper." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Language Editing, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Language Editing. Warishree touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Subject Knowledge
  • General Awareness
  • English Grammar
  • Research
Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.
Warishree then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Language Editing:
  • Reading
  • Leadership
  • Decision Making
  • Observation
  • Management
There are great positives of this Career.
Warishree believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Language Editing:
  • Become Intellectual
  • Vast Career Opportunities
  • Flexible Timings
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Networking
There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.
And, Warishree believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Language Editing:
  • Meeting Deadlines
  • High Responsibility
  • Competition

In the final section of the video Warishree talks about How a day goes in a Career in Language Editing. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Language Editing, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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