I sometimes receive questions from readers asking how to get started in software testing. Most of them are from freshers or newly graduated. Particularly some of the questions come from those who would like to switch their careers to software testing when they are old or they are from non-IT background.… Continue reading
Productivity. Eek. Even the word can sometimes give us hives. It’s not easy to stay focused in this day and age of social media and other distractions—but unless you’re the recipient of a trust fund, you likely have to work. And even more than that, you probably work in an office (hello, other distractions).… Continue reading
December is one of my favorite months of the year. It’s not only because we have Christmas ( I don’t believe in Santa Claus by the way :D) and New Year holiday but also a great time for me to sit back, see how have been doing this year and plan for a new year with more success.… Continue reading
Regression testing is one of the most interesting topics to talk about. People talk about it all the time (but strangely, I’ve never talked about it here on AskTester :D). Some love it, some hate it but people seem to do it in any testing projects.… Continue reading
People make mistakes all the time
I do. You do. We all do.
Some mistakes are minor that we can learn and recover from them very quickly. Some are bad that hit us badly and scar.
Oh by the way, making mistakes is not necessarily a bad thing.… Continue reading
Let’s face it.
Software testing is complicated. Especially, if you are new, you may get lost and don’t know what testing activities you should focus on to succeed in testing career…and I agree.
However, believe it or not, software testing is all about bugs.… Continue reading
I always love helping people. That’s one of the reasons I built this website. I have shared posts and guide to help new testers in their careers. I have also received and answered questions from my audiences. Even though I can’t answer all questions, I try my best to answer as many questions as I can.… Continue reading
Certification is not something new.
Actually, in some professions such as Accounting, IT, Project management, certification plays a huge role in career advancement. Getting certification in those professions seems to be widely accepted. However, when it comes to software testing certification, I have been observing mixed reactions and the debates keep going on and on.… Continue reading
You’ve just passed the interview and accepted the offer as a tester.
Congratulations! You made it and I’m happy for you.
But the joy doesn’t last too long really. You then worry about the first day in a new company.
My belief is you have one chance to make a first impression – Kevin McCarthy
Yeah, I’m talking about the first impression.… Continue reading