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How to Lead a Happier and Successful Test Team – Test Leadership Part 2

We’ve established that managing a test team is a different ball game. It may not fit in within the boundaries of traditional management techniques, because of the mindset, environment and challenges faced by test teams.

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This tutorial picks up from where the first tutorial left off. Out here we will discuss on how to have a happier test team. Whether you’ve been in this role or have been promoted recently, the few pointers below will definitely help in gaining Continue reading →

Leadership in Testing – Test Lead Responsibilities and How to Manage Test Team Effectively

The importance of testers and testing teams has been established time and again. An application or product success is largely attributed to efficient and effective testing techniques which forms the basis for valid bug exposure. Goes without saying that great bugs are found based on the testers’ skills and knowledge, a keen eye and the dedication of the test teams.

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A test team can comprise of individuals having varying skill levels, experience levels, expertise levels, different attitudes and different expectations/interests levels. All these different resources’ attributes need to be tapped rightly, also keeping in mind to fill in any skill Continue reading →

What is the Best Moment in Your Testing Career? – Answers to Such 14 Interesting Software Testing Interview Questions

A successful interview, often means, we get to take a higher step in the career ladder. STH has published many interview articles on various testing specializations so far. The last article in this genre that received tremendous response is: A real Software Testing interview questions and answers.

This is going to be a follow-up article to it, because we value our readership and their questions. Their wish is our command. :)

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Here we go with the answers to the reader-submitted questions:

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How to Test Health Care Application – Part 1

Understanding Health Care Domain and Testing Health Care Applications:

Today’s article is going to be all about healthcare- domain/business information, components, what to test and how to test.

This two-part article series is useful for anyone who want to explore and enter into different domain for testing, learn and understand health care application workflow and testing process.

In short, this article will be your first step and a guide on your healthcare knowledge quest.  In part 2 we will provide test Continue reading →

A Real Software Testing Interview – Questions with Answers Mainly for Onsite Tester + Coordinator Position

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 →

3 Most Effective Ways to Apply for Your Next Job – (with QA Testing Job Sample Cover Letter)

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.

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Steps to apply for a testing job

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 →