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March 17th, 2015 — Career in software Testing, Testing Skill Improvement
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?”
Every job post/ad/requirement comes with its own set of primary/required/mandatory skills & good-to-have and Continue reading →
February 26th, 2015 — Career in software Testing
When you know, you are a tester ….
Some specific characteristics of a REAL TESTER, from my pen:
#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 →
February 11th, 2015 — Career in software Testing
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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January 22nd, 2015 — Career in software Testing, Testing Tips and resources
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 →
December 1st, 2014 — Career in software Testing, Tester vs Developer
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 →
September 2nd, 2014 — Career in software Testing, QA certifications, Questions & answers
3 Most Common Questions that baffle the QA beginners – answered
STH’s recent venture into QA teaching courses has given a wonderful insight into some of the common questions and inhibitions that plague the new-comers’ minds. While we answer them in sessions for our course participants, we thought making a list of these questions and posting them on our site with answers might be really beneficial to the ardent readers of STH.
So, here we decided to address the 3 questions that come up most. I mean it; in every batch we get these questions….
- How would my first day be in my new QA tester job? What if I am not able to live up to the expectations?
- Which testing QA certification is best and more valued?
- What if I learn a certain tool, a certain technology and a certain language, and the employer is looking for something else?
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