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Hiring Good Testers

Abstract: I frequently get asked how I interview testers, be it anyone from exploratory to automation and anywhere within that spectrum (i.e. including “Toolsmiths”, see Richard Bradshaw’s work here for context on that term). What the person is really asking me though is, “How do you know someone who interviews well will actually perform well once hired?” The real answer is, ‘You don’t’. You can use interview models to help reduce the unknowns, but ultimately if you’ve been a hiring manager long enough, you’ve hired some duds and had to manage them...


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Published By: The Testing Planet - Thursday, 3 January