Entries Tagged 'Testing Interview questions' ↓

Software Testing Exercises – New Platform to Test Your Testing Skills and Share Practical Ideas

Software Testing Exercises + Contest: Read on to know more..

*Update 2: Link to our sample answers page added. Also winners’ names announced at the end of this post.
*Update 1: just don’t read other reader’s answers in comments before posting yours :)

With excellent response for the STH posts as always, we have decided to fill this place with more fun and help.

No matter, who you are – a senior quality manager or a fresher who has just joined the software testing industry, everyone wants (or I would say, loves) to work on exercises, to keep our brain working.

With that, if you get to communicate with fellow testers and if you get a platform to share ideas too, would there be anything greater than that?

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The Best Questions Testers Should Ask an Interviewer

Have you ever clammed up in an interview with an uncomfortable pause when you heard the following question from an interviewer: “Any questions for me?” and finally answered with a “No”. I know I have.

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I thought about this a lot and asked myself ‘Did I not have any questions?’   I sure did. But then, why did I not voice them? It is simply because I was not sure if it is OK to ask the questions that were lingering in my thoughts. Continue reading →

What is Difference Between Test Plan, Test Strategy, Test Case, Test Script, Test Scenario and Test Condition?

Our popular software testing questions and answers series is back again! Just to remind – in this series we answer questions asked by the readers. You can check some earlier posts in this series here and here. Got a question? Submit it in the comment section below or use the contact form.

In today’s article in this series, we are going to answer (with examples) some most commonly asked (and confusing) questions about the difference between test plan, test strategy, test case, test script, test scenario and test condition.

These questions are asked by “sasi C“.

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5 Common Interview Mistakes that Could Cost You Your Dream Job (and How to Avoid Them)

There have been many articles on our site on software testing interviews. That is because, we, as IT professionals, have to experience and make it through many of them in many forms. At STH, we acknowledge this and we want to help our readers as much as we can.

Today, we will look at the 5 common interview mistakes that could cost us our dream job and how to avoid them.

We are not going to go into the obvious interview red flags- dressing sloppy, not being on time, not carrying a copy of your resume or 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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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 →