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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 to Figure Out What QA Job Best Suits You Based on Your Skills?

Job searching is probably the most stressful and overwhelming part of our careers.

There is just something about it, that gets to even the best of us. I am not going to say, this post will change that. However, there is one bit of the tiring process that we will try and simplify- and that is, “What kind of a job can you aspire for, with the skills you possess?”

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QA Jobs and SKills

Every job post/ad/requirement comes with its own set of primary/required/mandatory skills & good-to-have and Continue reading →

11 Ways You Know You’re a Tester..

When you know, you are a tester ….

Some specific characteristics of a REAL TESTER, from my pen:

when you know you are a tester

#1. When a bug, seen but not reproduced, makes you sleepless:

While testing the application related to online transaction, you observed that there were two debits for single Continue reading →




8 Proven Ways to Manage Stress as a Software Testing Professional

Living in an era, where everything seems slave of that machine called CLOCK, it’s not easy to not get affected by problems.

While making a coffee for yourself in the morning, if you are creating a time table for the day and running around whole day to achieve the listed tasks, welcome to the this post :).

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10 Lessons Learned from 10 Years of Career in Software Testing

After spending almost a decade in the software testing industry, I think I am eligible to write down the learnings. :)

Most of the time, I have been asked, whether I do any testing with current role?

My answer is, YES, always!

As I have written in many STH posts in past, software testing is about mind and eyes and not about years of experience, it really is expected to grow with experience. Continue reading →

5 Things a Beginner Developer (and Tester) Should Know About Software Testing

Whole conference room went silent and after waiting for couple of minutes, I could not keep patience and had to repeat my question:

Who would like to join testing team?

We had 20 trainees on board and they were being trained on different aspects of software projects. Leads and managers from different departments like business analysis, development, testing, and sales held meetings with those Continue reading →