Questions tagged [qualification]

The process of qualifying for an achievement, or a credential attesting to that achievement in software testing field.

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Qualification required to become a Software Tester [duplicate]

One of my friend wants to start career in Software Testing. I have suggested him to join some software testing classes and take ISTQB foundation level certification. But the thing is he has ...
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QA Testing Seminar Presentation - Suggestions please [closed]

QA needs technical knowledge and out-of-box creative thinking to be successful and demonstrations, meetings and presentations are critical to share knowledge and stay current. Can you suggest me some ...
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Is my pay fair, just based on the fact I have little experience

I started as an intern working full time and fast forward a year I asked for a salary and got it. I went from 10 dollars to 42k a year, I asked for 45k and he said thats "impossible with our budget." ...
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Fundamental Requirements For an Entry Level QA Engineer

I'm in a dilemma I'm sure most of you were at some point in the beginning of your careers. I'm about to start my Junior year in college this fall and I major in Information Systems. I currently work ...
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How to QA the QA candidates… what should I look for in a QA person [closed]

I run a software development company, I am considering hiring a QA person, what are the traits I should look for in a candiate? And what are the traits I should avoid? (extra credit for how you can ...
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Moving to software QA from a non-IT QA role

I have an associate of mine that currently has a few years(4+) of experience as a Quality Assurance professional, mainly examining products for a large retailer. However, they're looking to move into ...
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What proficiency should a software tester have in SQL?

Both in my current job and in my previous job, there are a number of areas of the application to test that require mining data from a relational database, specifically Microsoft SQL Server of various ...
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How does a tester's perspective towards software differ from a developer's?

Just as there are developers who are orders of magnitude more productive and creative than other developers, so are there testers who are similarly outstanding. We all have our opinions about what ...
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Preparing for ISEB

I recently asked this question on a less active exchange and as a result didn't get the range of opinions I was after so am repeating it here. I've been working as a tester for the last 6 months (in ...