New Emerging Trends in the Job Seeking Market (Part 1) – Shorter Resumes

The world of resume and interviews is changing- constantly.

Being in the training and facilitation industry gives us a special insight into this field as we are blessed with students that take the time to keep us posted on their career pursuits and the interviews that they have attended; our heartfelt gratitude to you all always for sharing.

In this article, I will try to consolidate all the trends I have come across, so we can share all that was shared with us to the readers. Continue reading →


6 Questions to Determine if a Candidate is Fit for the QA Job

As technology is growing and software is becoming an integral part of human life, expectations for better application, service and user experience are rising.

Gone are the days when a customer was visiting market for 5 times to check different brands, quality and cost before buying an Air Conditioner. Nowadays, those big decisions are being taken while sitting on comfy chair and sipping coffee.  Continue reading →

How is Regression Testing Performed? Can It be Done Manually?

I was just teaching one of these days in my class, and a question came to me – “Can regression testing be done manually?”

I answered the question and we moved on in the class. Everything seemed OK, but somehow this question nagged me for quite a while later. Over the many batches this question comes multiple times in various different ways. Some of them are: Continue reading →

10 Best Practices and Strategies for Test Automation

This is the last article in the test automation series. This article summarizes the best practices and strategies of doing test automation.

Although our previous articles do mention best practices (and some of them may be repeated here), I strongly felt to list down the few, but most important best practices of automation here in one article for reference.

These strategies are taken from my own experience plus from the literature of testing gurus like Michael Bolton, James Bach and Cem Kaner. These practices should be followed in every automation project. Continue reading →

How to Have Seamless Script Execution Planning and Reporting for Success of an Automation Project

So far we have discussed many things related to test automation. We have discussed how to start the automation process in your organization, how to select the tool for automation, what are the types of frameworks we can develop and how we can create scripts in a maintainable manner.

Check Here the list of all tutorials in this automation testing series.

We will now discuss about the execution plan of scripts. Continue reading →

How to Develop Test Scripts Using Top 5 Most Popular Test Automation Frameworks (Examples)

When you begin to learn about test automation, you must come across the term “test automation framework”. Maybe some of you get uncomfortable with this term and begin to feel that it is something which is difficult to understand and even more difficult to implement.

This tutorial is written with the aim to help you understand test automation frameworks as simply as possible. Read all tutorials in this Automation Testing Tutorials’ series here.

Test automation framework (in very simple language) is “set of rules.” Rules help us to write scripts in such a manner that result in “lower maintenance”. Continue reading →