Why Software Testing is a Tough Job? And Here is How You Can Make It Easy

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You are so lucky to be in testing, you won’t have to look after all these messy things – prototyping, client confirmation, development, logic.., – a frustrated developer;

But I have to look after the mess you created, – a frustrated tester

A long silence.

Most of the time, being in the testing industry, we have experienced mixed emotions – at times it seems really easy and at times it feels really difficult.

Let’s explore together that world of toughness today. And how can we make it easier for us?

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Non-IT to Software Testing Switch – How to Get Into QA (answers to Top 10 FAQs)

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How to Get Into Software Testing from a Non-IT field?

IT industry emerged to be a popular and glamorous career choice in the recent times. More and More individuals who have not been in the field want to try their hands at it. This is great, because technological inclination, fairly good pay, global outreach, challenging positions and scope for innovation are few plus-s of an IT career.

In this context, the go-to branch of IT that attracts everyone is QA or of the software testing stream. This is perfect too because QA is a great career choice in itself with lots of advancement opportunities.

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10 Qualities that Can Make You a Good Tester

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Qualities of a good tester:

What makes you think you are good at testing? Why do you qualify as a tester? 

The question still bangs in my ears whenever it comes to an interview.

This was the question I was asked at the beginning of my career as a software tester. The interviewer asked some aptitude questions as usual and suddenly he threw this question to me. I was almost speechless. Most of the time, we think we are good at something because we are doing it or maybe we presume we are good at it. 

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Why Do You Like Testing? We Have 12 Reasons, See Where Do You Fit

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Why do you like testing?

I repeated my question as the candidate looked at me with widened eyes. Unsure of what to answer, he mentioned what software testing is and why it is important. I smiled.

Having spent most of my career working as a software tester, I used to clarify myself about what I loved the most in my job and why I wanted to continue. At a different point, the ‘like’ factor was not the same but it surely helped me in understanding my current focus as well as mapping uncovered areas of testing.

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

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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.

Who is this article for?

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

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