Archive for February, 2013

Further gainful employment has been secured.  After my 3 year stint as an “Army of One” tester (as Michael Larsen elegantly labels the sole tester), I’m looking forward to working in a test team.  However, I’ll await developments before I start writing “Best job ever!!” or “Oh no! What I have done???” posts.

More immediately interesting is playing a big part in recruiting my successor, something that I’ve been looking forward to ever since sitting my first interview for another job.  The shoe is on the other foot, so to speak*.  I was all gung-ho for a “no easy questions for you” approach based on my own recent experiences, but quickly tempered this somewhat uncompromising attitude as I

  1. engaged my brain
  2. read up on interview approaches and questions (see my previous post for a few links to some excellent resources on this subject).