Archive for January, 2013

…as Dr Smith so brilliantly put. But while he was professing anguish about some trivial injury or situation (really, what’s the big deal about being stuck on a distant planet, lost somewhere in the galaxy with a wardrobe that has an eerie resemblance to 1960s garb… OK, fair enough), I’ve had the same thoughts over the past week as I reflect on a recent encounter in trying to broaden my horizons / skillset / experiences in the world of software testing.

Last week, I went to a job interview for a test analyst position. It’s been a long time since I’ve last been interrogated for career advancement, and I was looking forward to it, especially the “how would you test a wine glass?” challenges (or similar hypotheticals – thanks Testcast!), specific questions about how I test, experiences I’ve had testing, maybe even an actual “audition” testing a simple app. (more…)