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9 Common Myths About Being A Software Tester Vs Reality

Being in the QA field for 9 years now, I have seen that some people generally stay away from a testing job. They feel inferior and have a lot of negative thoughts running through their minds.

I would like to share my thoughts and experience and address some common myths that people have.

Myths about being a Software Tester:  Continue reading →

4 Mistakes of My Life as a Software Tester (and You’re Probably Making These)

We all heard the story of the little frogs in the well who thought the world is the well until they came out and realized how big, beautiful and different it is!

Do you think you have lived this story at some point in your professional life? Well, everyone has. Welcome to the world of reality – beautiful testing :).

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Today, I want to share 4 mistakes I made when I started my software testing career. You’re Probably Making These. Check out.  Continue reading →

10 Skills to Be A Great Tester: How A Tester Can Be A Great Tester

There is always room for improvement and making things better.

If starting as a QA fresher and spending a few years in the field have not changed you from tester to a Good/Great tester, this article is for you. Read on –

Testing, reporting, and finishing a task is something anyone can do after a while with experience and training. But, being a tester is so much more. Continue reading →




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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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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Top 10 Challenges Testers Face at Workplace and How to Overcome Them

Challenges are normal. It is when you look at them as opportunities, a gold mine and as obstacles, a land mine. I have had my share of ‘opportunities’ over the years in the IT industry.

Some came with the role I was playing, some general. This is my attempt to record them and to reach out to the community to see if any of those resonate with you and maybe, in a small capacity help you and let you know that you are not alone.

Here’s my top 10 list:

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