I’ve talked about interviewing testers before and I’ve talked specifically about hiring test specialists. Here I’m going to try to be a bit more concise, yet also a bit more expansive, about exactly what I think it means to look … Continue reading
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There is still so much wrong with how testers — even those who will write automation — are interviewed. I talked about this already regarding how technical test interviews are broken and about interviewing technical testers more broadly. Is there … Continue reading
Here I’m not speaking to the people who are interviewing for roles in automation. I’m speaking to the people hiring them. The interview process is entirely broken in so many places. According to Eric Elliot, code-based interviews have always been … Continue reading
It has been and continues to be my contention that many test and quality assurance interviews these days are handled terribly. I have seen, and participated in, interviews where candidates were barely tested for the wider aspects of how they … Continue reading
One of my pet peeves in the industry is the often very lackluster ways I see testers being interviewed. So let’s talk about that a bit.
I recently did an interview for a “technical testing” position and it was one where they had you do a whole lot of exercises for coding. In fact, as far as I could tell, that’s pretty much what all the … Continue reading