It had been almost a year since I first acted as a Peer Advisor for an RST class with Michael Bolton. When Michael reached out to offer the opportunity to participate again, it was an easy decision to join his RST Explored class for the Australia/New Zealand/South East Asia timezones. The peer advisor role is […]
I was in the shed earlier on, spraying the footrest I’ve made for my daughter a metallic purple. As I ghosted the can back and forth, a waft of paint drifted onto the workbench adding another colourful contribution to the happenstance Polloc…
Whenever possible, you should hire testers with testing certifications
There are 2 big challenges when hiring for a role:
- Getting enough applicants
- Finding a match within those applicants
Should a hiring manager focus on hiring testers with certifications over those without?
No, they should not.
First, it creates a funnel
It’s been five years since – sadly – Gerald M. “Jerry” Weinberg passed away. Ever since then, I struggled with some public mourning about him, until recently I had just the right idea. I already covered Jerry’s physical books in the past year. There are some gems left in some of the books he later … Continue reading Remembering Jerry: Agile Impressions
I’ve got a couple of testing community events coming up to kick off 2023. Both are free to attend and are interactive, so I’d love to see some of my blog audience getting involved! 30 January 2023 (8pm AEDT): Steel Yourselves webinar First up is a webinar for the Association for Software Testing as part […]
The Association for Software Testing is crowd-sourcing a book, Navigating the World as a Context-Driven Tester, which aims to provide responses to common questions and statements about testing from a context-driven perspective.It’s being…