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From Beginner to Pro: A Complete Guide to Successful Journey of a Testing Professional

What is the successful journey for testers in their professional life?

The most common thoughts with experienced testers and doubtful questions with those who start their career as tester will be as below.

  • How many years it will take to become QA Manager or Test Manager?
  • What do I have to do to become QA Manager or Test Manager?
  • Can I reach higher responsible positions in my present company?
  • What is the maximum salary I can be offered in this field?
  • Can I continue in Testing or shift to Development for great achievements?

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Top 7 Major Goals of A Software Tester – Are You a “Made” Tester or “Chosen” One?

Being a tester in the software industry, is a big responsibility, just like:


  • A proof reader, who will have to proof read each and every word, written by the author.
  • A fashion designer, who will have to try the designer clothes on her own, before putting them for display.
  • A scientist, who will have to do R & D to understand the impacts of implementation.

For most of my career, I have seen “made” testers due to lack of other career options, lack of technical knowledge etc., rather than “chosen” testers, who have chosen the software testing career consciously. Continue reading →

How to Get a Mobile Testing Job Fast – Mobile Testing Career Guide (Part 1)

Mobile Testing Career Guide – Tips to Get a Mobile Testing Job Quickly

There is a tremendous anticipated requirement for skilled software testers, especially mobile testers in the coming future. This is really a no-brainer because IT industry is still evolving and there is lots of room for more innovative software apps that will need to be tested.

Mobile industry too is no longer a minority as we can see that all software applications have their equivalent mobile apps too and hence we can say that the requirement for mobile and mobile application testers is also on an all time rise and will be in the days to come.  Continue reading →

9 Best Ideas for Testers to Utilize Their Bench Time Effectively

Is daily project routine work enough for your success?

We all love success and we know there are certain keys to get it. All we need is to find these keys and follow them properly. Many of us even know about these keys but find it hard to follow as we just don’t want to come out of our comfort zone. We are OK in following our daily routine in which we have molded ourselves.

There is a general thinking in IT industry that you need to be allocated to a project in order to prove your abilities. With this myth we work for months or even years and keep ourselves busy in a daily routine that we hardly get any time to prove yourself. Continue reading →

How to Answer Team Playing and Leadership Related Interview Questions for Test Lead Position

In this article you will learn ‘How to answer Team Playing and Leadership related questions in Test Lead/Manager interview’. This is part 2 of our Test Lead interview questions series.

Also read first part here, where we answered 6 Most Common QA Test Lead/Manager Interview Questions.

Before we go for the actual questions in this section, let’s talk about what kinds of attributes are preferable when it comes to QA lead’s team playing and leadership skills: 
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6 Most Common QA Test Lead/Manager Interview Questions (with Answers and our Tips)

STH is back with yet another interview series. This one is for QA/Test lead position. We are going to cover few most common but important QA test lead/manager interview questions and answers.

As always, we will follow the pattern of explanation based answers rather than politically correct ones. Let’s begin.

Typically QA interviewers test all interviewees in 3 major areas: Continue reading →