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Posted on Mar 14 2013 - 5:24pm by Raj
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I cleared my ISTQB Foundation level sometimes back and below are some of the tips I can give you: 1. The sample Questions will only give you the feel of the questions. Go thru the 5/6 sets of questions provided above and this will help. Original question sets will be similar but not exactly the same. 2. Go thru the syllabus quite a few times. Many questions will come from there..(see the other post in this section for syllabus pdf) 3. Some questions will come from glossary.(see the other post in this section for Glossary...

Manual testing is one of the most important and effective ways to test a software. Each time a new software is developed, it must be tested for effectiveness and also to validate whether it meets user requirements. To do this, manual or automated testing can be performed on that software. Manual testing is a type of software testing where the software is tested by a tester, as if he is an end user. Manual testing requires, a “tester” who needs to have certain qualities, because the job demands it. The manual tester has...

One on One interviews have been One of the most common and familiar method of job interviewing. This interview takes place the moment you and the interviewer meet and have a conversation. This conversation is to determine whether there is a natural fit between the interviewer, the applicant and the job available. At the outset when you first meet with the interviewer you are being carefully watched. Are you dressed appropriately and groomed well? Do you hand shake well? First impressions count. After a bit of a chat the questions should...

Posted on Jun 10 2012 - 10:54am by Raj
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The philosophy behind behavioural interviewing is very simple and straight forward. Your past behaviour predicts your future behaviour. So if your employer wants to get an idea of how you would respond to a future situation in the company, he or she can get a good indication of how you have responded in the past to similar situations Employers want to have evidence to back up possible exaggerated claims. Behavioural questions involve a lot of no-nonsense “ show me “ questions. Very often you will find yourself being asked questions...

Posted on Jun 10 2012 - 10:50am by Raj
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Having sailed through the interview, you breathe a huge sigh of relief. You have that sense of smug satisfaction and then comes the killer question, “Do you have any questions?”Your reply here could make all the difference between being a job seeker and a job getter.  Be aware that this is a prospective employer and you want to come across as intelligent, positive and interested, as you possibly can.Here is your real chance to show them that you are keen and to set yourself apart from all the other job applicants. The questions you...

Posted on Jun 10 2012 - 10:46am by Raj
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Every job can be described in terms of Key competencies. This means that it can be used as a measure for assessments, appraisals, training needs and eventually selection. Competencies are behaviours necessary to meet with the objectives of the organisation. There are different types of competencies employers are looking for:Managerial Competencies: Leadership qualities – are you able to lead a group of people and take charge. Strategic planning and management control, Project Management, Influence, Conflict Management and Ethics and...

I have a current CV/Resume and I am able to make any changes and match it to the job I am applying for. I have clearly highlighted my key skills attributes and accomplishments on the first page of my CV/resume. I can write a good covering letter targeting the letter to the specific job I am applying for. I have access to the Internet and I have set up a separate email for job search purposes. I look into the newspapers everyday and I have registered with internet job search engines. I know how recruitment and placement agencies work...

Looking for a Job is a full time job so they say and it has proven to be absolutely true. Technology has changed at a great speed and it is important to keep current with those trends and new job searching techniques. This will maximise your employability and you will have a better chance of getting your ideal job.Research has shown us that 70 -80% of the jobs are never advertised.  Only 20-30% of the job seekers find their job through recruiting agencies, internet and newspaper adds. This tells us that people find their work in the hidden...

Posted on Jun 10 2012 - 10:30am by Raj
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Career planning is an essential part not only of our professional lives, but our personal lives as well. Successful careers do not happen just because we close our eyes, take a deep breath, and wish for them. They have to be planned.A career plan is a detailed roadmap that helps you get from where you are today to where you want to be in the future. With a career plan, you not only map out the different jobs and promotions you seek, but also any additional experiences, training, or education you need in order to obtain those jobs and promotionsIn...

1. Read current interviewing books to help you appropriately answer questions. The types of questions interviewers ask can change through the years, plus the books can help you to understand the motivation behind certain types of questions. There’s nothing worse than responding to questions with “I don’t know.” Being prepared ahead of time will give you more confidence and make your interviewing session much more successful. 2. Dress for the part. It will be assumed that how...