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Re: Looking to change jobs

Postby The Artful Dodger » Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:52 am

jfg wrote:How do you get into a job like software testing? That sounds like a really great job that I kind of do already just for fun with betas.


Simply by applying or better yet, if you know somebody who can hook you up. It's best to complete QA certification training, but I've known people who have gotten around that and just applied. Thing was, they jumped straight into QA out of college, which is the ideal jumping off point and then again, they went into companies that were more lax about candidates needing QA certification. It's a competitive path and the work isn't always rewarding (a lot of tedious work) but you'll learn a good deal and you have room for growth too.
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Re: Looking to change jobs

Postby jfg » Fri Aug 27, 2010 1:05 am

How much would it cost to prepare for and get certification?
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Re: Looking to change jobs

Postby The Artful Dodger » Fri Aug 27, 2010 1:12 am

jfg wrote:How much would it cost to prepare for and get certification?


I'm not sure. I can't imagine the costs are all that different from say, taking a GMAT or LSAT course and paying to take the certification exam.
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Re: Looking to change jobs

Postby markj11 » Fri Aug 27, 2010 9:06 am

Try the temp jobs that sound interesting. That way you get to see what you like, gain experience, build your resume.
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Re: Looking to change jobs

Postby Neato Torpedo » Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:31 am

The Artful Dodger wrote:
Neato Torpedo wrote:Nanotechnology is a growing field, maybe you should look into that.


Nanotech also requires extensive research and scientific experience. Not exactly entry-level unless you have a bio or engineering degree and even then, a tough ask to land that gig.

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Re: Looking to change jobs

Postby Mookie4ever » Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:32 am

Neato Torpedo wrote:
The Artful Dodger wrote:
Neato Torpedo wrote:Nanotechnology is a growing field, maybe you should look into that.


Nanotech also requires extensive research and scientific experience. Not exactly entry-level unless you have a bio or engineering degree and even then, a tough ask to land that gig.

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Re: Looking to change jobs

Postby lastingsgriller » Sat Aug 28, 2010 12:42 pm

Mookie4ever wrote:
Neato Torpedo wrote:
The Artful Dodger wrote:
Nanotech also requires extensive research and scientific experience. Not exactly entry-level unless you have a bio or engineering degree and even then, a tough ask to land that gig.

;-7


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Re: Looking to change jobs

Postby Metroid » Sat Aug 28, 2010 1:00 pm

Fat chicks attempting the Wipeout course stumble through it confused and lost.
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Re: Looking to change jobs

Postby The Artful Dodger » Sat Aug 28, 2010 2:56 pm

What is this Wipeout you speak of? I'm sorry, I don't immerse myself in boorish neanderthal North American pop culture.
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Re: Looking to change jobs

Postby Metroid » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:16 pm

The Artful Dodger wrote:What is this Wipeout you speak of? I'm sorry, I don't immerse myself in boorish neanderthal North American pop culture.

arrogant much? You do realize you're posting on a site basically devoted North American pop culture. North American sports are a huge part of popular culture here.

Don't get mad at us because your sarcasm detector it broken. :-D
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