5 Refining Tips for A Ninja Resume – 5 Minute Resume Makeover

Do you know that employer spend only 20 to 30 seconds to review your resume? To get it noticed in such a short time frame your resume must be appealing, organized, and error free.

Today’s article is about refining your resume so it finds you your dream job.

Here are a few guidelines that will make your resume stand out from the crowd:
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7 Types of Software Errors That Every Tester Should Know

It’s time again for a post on software testing basics. This post is on types of software errors that every testers should know.

Software bugs are of many types. A bug is a bug no matter what. But sometimes, it is important to understand the nature, its implications and the cause to process it better.

This helps for faster reaction and most importantly, appropriate reaction.

In this article, we will be discussing common kinds of software errors and how to identify them during testing with some examples and simple exercises.

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5 Ways To Be a Bold and Confident Software Tester

How To Be a Bold and Confident Software Tester:

A conversation:

“The issues are almost similar. Mark them duplicate”, says Person 1 (you can tell, it is a developer)

“No, they are not. They impact different areas of the application. Behavioral impact is different too”, argues Person 2 (of course, it is a tester)

“Your team is only interested in increasing bug count”, retorts Person 1.

“Actually, we are trying to reduce it”, Person 2 counters.

Isn’t this a common scenario in every organization?

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8 Best Software Testing Certifications Based on Your Experience Level

Certifications For QA Testing Professionals – Let’s Find Which Suits You

In last topic we discussed – Is it worth getting a QA Software Testing certification. Certification is very much important if we want to have a holistic growth in our professional life.

Certification not only adds to your profile but also acts as a catalyst to boost your knowledge and changes your way to think “the other way”. When implemented correctly, helps to organize better and helps to think strategically and have long term vision. Continue reading →

Is It Worth Getting a QA Software Testing Certification?

All software testers consider the question “Is a QA Certification worth it?” at least once in their career.

For both newcomers and experienced QAs, the idea of certification is both exciting and tiresome. I took a lot of time too before I decided to get certified considering the fact that I had already spent 8 years in the software testing field.

This article is an effort to summarize my research and thought process behind getting QA Software testing certification. I hope this will help those who are facing the same dilemma.
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All In One Guide On Defect Density – Its Importance and How to Calculate It.

A Guide to defect Density:

Test Metrics are tricky. They are the only way to measure, yet the variety is overwhelming.

You could be collecting something that isn’t giving you the analytics you want. The safest way here is to walk on the well-beaten path.

Almost every team in the world relies on defect Density to understand defect trends.

Today’s article is an all-in-one guide on Defect Density (DD). Continue reading →