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HP ALM 12.X Certification Guide (HP0-M101, HP0-M46 Quality Center QC Certification)

HP ALM 12.x Certification Guide

As observed during my professional journey, people appear for certifications to strengthen their resume. There may be some who opt for the same for knowledge purpose too.

Whatever may be the reason, those who appear for the certification, gaining the grip on the subject will be an add-on for their technical career.  Continue reading →

8 Best Software Testing Certifications Based on Your Experience Level

Certifications For QA Testing Professionals – Let’s Find Which Suits You

In last topic we discussed – Is it worth getting a QA Software Testing certification. Certification is very much important if we want to have a holistic growth in our professional life.

Certification not only adds to your profile but also acts as a catalyst to boost your knowledge and changes your way to think “the other way”. When implemented correctly, helps to organize better and helps to think strategically and have long term vision.

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Is It Worth Getting a QA Software Testing Certification?

All software testers consider the question “Is a QA Certification worth it?” at least once in their career.

For both newcomers and experienced QAs, the idea of certification is both exciting and tiresome. I took a lot of time too before I decided to get certified considering the fact that I had already spent 8 years in the software testing field.

This article is an effort to summarize my research and thought process behind getting QA Software testing certification. I hope this will help those who are facing the same dilemma.
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How Would My First Day be in QA Tester Job? Which is the Best QA Certification? Which Automation Tool Should I Learn? – All Answered

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….

  1. How would my first day be in my new QA tester job? What if I am not able to live up to the expectations?
  2. Which testing is QA certification best and more valued?
  3. 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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The Ultimate Guide to ISTQB Advanced Level (CTAL) Exam Preparation

In my experience, I have seen that people opt for testing QA certification only to add it to their resume, either to switch their company or to get promotion/good appraisal. I am not against of this attitude but my perception of being certified is something different.

I see, there is some negative feedback about the testing certifications in general, but I’ve different opinion in a positive way.

I feel that people should get certified to enhance their knowledge and awareness and most importantly implement the learning to improve their quality of day to day work, which will eventually return good career growth. Continue reading →

CSQA Certification Sample Questions with Answers and More Tips – Part 2

We have covered all the logistic based details about the CSQA certification examination in the previous article. I am now going to give you some sample CSQA exam questions. There are two parts – Essays and Multiple choice questions. I am going to list out 2 multiple choice questions from each skill category. For essays, I am going to give you one question each on Quality control and Quality Assurance with answers.

CSQA Multiple Choice Sample Questions:

(The answer key is at the end)

CSQA Certification sample questions

Tips to answer multiple choice questions:

  1. In my opinion this is the easiest part of the examination. If you are thorough with CBOK this is a piece of cake for you.
  2. You don’t have to answer the questions sequentially so move on if you don’t know something.

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CSQA Certification Preparation Guide – Part 1

This is an article for all those who have always wondered what CSQA was about and wanted to know more about how to approach it or whether to approach it or not. We decided to provide all the information related to CSQA certification at one place so you can make an informed decision if this is something you want to take up or not.

These are practical tips from Swati S. She is certified CSQA test professional with more than 7 years of QA experience.

What is CSQA?

CSQA

CSQA (Certified Software Quality Analyst) is a software certification for Quality Continue reading →

Software Testing and Quality Assurance Certifications – Part 2

This is a part – II of testing certification series. If you missed the last article on the testing certification you can check it out here.  In the last article, we discussed on four important software testing certifications namely – CSTE, CSTP, CTM, and HP QTP Certification.

In this article we’ll be discussing on remaining five important software testing certifications:

1) ISEB & ISTQB
2) CMST
3) CASQ
4) CSQA
5) CMSQ

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Software Testing Certifications – Eligibility, Exam Patterns and How to Apply

Quality assurance and software testing is the most crucial step in any software development process. It ensures requirement adherent, performance reliability and defect-free product delivery to the client.

As the demand for the role of tester is increasing, the more attention is being paid to the quality testing professional. Therefore, it is the high time to get certified and acquire the capabilities to fit in this demanding position. However, it is equally challenging to find the standard certifications which are being recognized all over the world.

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ISTQB Testing Certification Sample Question Papers With Answers

If you are preparing for ISTQB foundation level certification exam then here are some sample question papers to make your preparation little easier.

Each ISTQB mock test contains 40 questions and answers are provided at the end of the page. Mark all answers on a separate paper first and then compare the results with answers provided. Try to finish these 40 questions in one-hour duration.

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