How does a tester decide how much debugging/investigation to do before handing an issue over to development?
A common question from the testers I mentor is "When do I stop investigating on an issue, log a defect with everything I've found/determined so far, and hand it over to dev?" I have yet to come up ...
In some organizations, individual contributors have the opportunity to interview their prospective manager. What should testers look for in a testing manager?
Perhaps programmers have their own unit tests, perhaps as the result of doing Test-Driven Development. They run these tests very often; perhaps every few minutes, but at least a few times each day. ...
Provided you are ready to hire your first (or next) QA team member, what are the key properties of a person you will pay attention to?