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Paying Attention to Paying Attention to Detail

One question I often ask a tester in an interview is what they believe are the essential skills that differentiate a good tester from a great tester. One of the common replies is “Paying attention to detail”. But what does that really mean? Start with detail. What do you mean by detail? Mrs Google offers the […]

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My Testing Manifesto 2014

It’s my first day in permanent employment for, oh, about 20 years. I feel a little giddy, like someone’s first day of school – nervous but excited. Unlike my first day of school, I have some clear goals and ideas I want to implement. I thought I might outline them here to help remind me […]

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Where have all the good jobs gone?

If you follow and believe the twitter conversations, it seems that the main reason for getting ISTQB certification is to pass the screening when applying for work. No ISTQB? No interview! My personal experience has been that yes, on one or two occasions I’ve failed to be interviewed based on lack of certification. Rather then […]