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February 6th, 2014 — Career in software Testing, Questions & answers, Testing Interview questions
I recently had this unique experience of coaching a QA (10 years experience) to attend a client software testing interview with a leading Entertainment company in Los Angeles. The site to be tested was a simple customer facing website (sort of like an online TV channel) that had both Web and Mobile components.
The situation was: A consulting company was projecting profiles to this client for an onsite tester + coordinator position but none of them were making it through the testing interview process. So they decided to collect the QA interview questions from the previous attendees and they gave me a questionnaire. They wanted me to give the answers to the next candidate and coach that Continue reading →
January 27th, 2014 — Career in software Testing, Software Testing Resume
This article is useful for anyone who is in process of finding a new job. No matter whether you are an entry level or experienced candidate and applying for a QA testing job or any other IT job, these steps are applicable.
How to apply for jobs?
Whether you are a fresher who is looking for a job that will start your career with a flourish or if you are an experienced professional who deserves a much needed change – all of us are constantly job searching. We have to agree, it is not pleasant, easy, Continue reading →
December 30th, 2013 — Career in software Testing, Software Testing Resume, Software Testing Templates
A commonly asked question, mostly by newcomers into IT, is- “Do you have a sample software testing resume that I can use?”
Sure, we all learn by seeing. To begin with we need to establish a point of reference, so there is no harm in checking out someone else’s resume. However, relying completely on it and trying to tailor it to suit our needs is not always the best way to create our own resume.
How would it be if I took a picture of a perfect looking person and photo shopped my face to it – it just would not be right, would it? The same rationale applies here.
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November 17th, 2013 — Career in software Testing, How to be a good tester
In software industry, we follow the hierarchy as:
Quality manager => Team Lead => Senior software tester => Software test engineer => Trainee.
Generally, as per the trend in India, the person who has more numbers of years of experience will sit on top and the fresh graduate will sit at the bottom in the hierarchy. The only difference is numbers of years of experience.
Do you think this is the right thing to follow?
Undoubtedly, the person grows well with time and efforts and when it comes to domain knowledge, the more time spent on the specific domain is Continue reading →
October 20th, 2013 — Career in software Testing, Tester vs Developer
Software Tester’s Job – Is it really as low-profile as it is believed to be?
Sometimes, the decision to become a software tester is not deliberate for some of us, especially in the beginning of our careers.
Though the aspiration for being a successful IT professional is strong, we assume that the word ‘IT professional’ is synonymous with ‘Developer’. While being a developer is great and has immense potential, it should not be concluded that being a tester means the exact opposite.
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July 16th, 2013 — Career in software Testing, Software Testing Books
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This is my second eBook recently published on Amazon. This eBook is handling a hot topic – Freelancing opportunities for software testers!
Yes, I get many questions on how to find freelance testing QA job opportunities and even questions like ‘Is it really possible to earn some extra income working as a freelance software tester?
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