Translation: A career with great promise!
There have been quite a few times when people have inquired about what I was "doing" - for a living. I would say, "I am a Translator - and also run a Translation Company!". And their immediate reaction has been, "Okay...great...but what do you actually "do" for a living?!"...I would simply shrug off their reactions, and just leave it at that! :) Worldwide, "Translation" and it's allied fields is a multi-billion dollar industry. In the Indian context, very few people are aware