Improve your software testing career, testing effectiveness, and company with these free software testing white papers from ASTQB.

Building a Software Testing Team

In this white paper, a software industry leader discusses the processes and key qualities you should look for when hiring software testers. Whether you are trying to add great software testers to your team or are looking for a software testing job yourself, you will find these insights very useful.

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How to Staff a Test Team

Good news: You have been tasked with building a software testing team. Bad news: You have no idea where to start. Don’t worry, here is the definitive guide on “How to Staff a Test Team” that will help you put together the best software QA team for any project.

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What You Need to Know About Advanced Certification

If you don’t yet have ISTQB Advanced Level Certification, this is a must! In it, successful test manager Tom Adams describes: 1) Why you shouldn’t fear the Advanced Level exam, 2) how to prepare for the exam, including two very important tips you don’t want to miss, and 3) why Advanced Level certification so good for your career – and your company. Upon submission, you can also access the podcast if you prefer to listen rather than read this interview.

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4 Reasons Software Developers Should Pair with a Certified Software Tester

As a software developer, you create wonderful things. Your contributions can help companies, clients, and colleagues around the world to be more productive. But when a critical defect makes the headlines, software development can be frustrating, anxiety-inducing, and costly, to say the least. That’s why there are 4 compelling reasons you should pair with an ISTQB certified software tester.

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7 Things a Software Testing Manager Wants in an Employee

Wouldn’t it be nice if you knew what software testers wanted in an employee? You don’t have to wonder because this white paper tells you the 7 things a software testing manager wants in their testers. If you are a software testing manager, you can use this white paper as a point of discussion with your software testers to help you build the best software testing team possible.

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Considering a Career Change? Here are 4 Reasons You Should Choose Software Testing.

Are you thinking about changing careers? Why not choose one of a career that has been rated as one of the happiest: software testing. This white paper helps you understand why software testing can be a great career and provides suggested steps for you to make a smooth career transition.

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4 Reasons Students Should Consider Becoming a Software Tester

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” When you were asked that question as a child, you probably didn’t answer, “I want to be a software tester.” But for many people, it’s the perfect career choice. If you are a student (or know of a student) trying to decide on a profession, here are 4 reasons to consider becoming a software tester.

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Which Software Testing Career Path is Right for You?

What is the first step in your software testing career? If you’ve already started, the bigger question is where should you go now, and how do you get there? This is a helpful guide for both new and experienced software testers as you map out your career path for the next few years.

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How to Get a Job in Software Testing: 7 Qualities of the Successful Software Testing Job Applicant

If you are interested in the software testing field, there are 7 qualities that can improve your chances of getting a job in software testing. These qualities were common requests in job postings for software testers across many industries and companies. Once you know what they are, you’ll be in a better position to get a software testing job.

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Get Promoted: 4 Ways ISTQB Software Tester Certification Paves The Way For Promotion

Are you ready to take your software career to the next level with a promotion? How can you rise above the others to become the best candidate for a new position? This white paper looks at why you are smart to have ISTQB certification because it helps pave the way to your promotion.

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Cut Software Development Costs and Improve Quality

Protect your company and your career. Keep your software out of the headlines.™ See how your organization can save money, speed delivery, and reduce software defects in 10 different ways.

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Find and Retain Skilled Software Testers

It’s difficult to find good software testers. It can be even harder to keep them. This white paper describes how you can find the software QA talent you need, and build an environment where great software testing talent wants to stay.

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Leading the Way: Why Test Team Leaders Need To Be Certified With Their Team

Great leaders aren’t born, they’re made. This white paper show how you can gain the respect of your team, build their confidence, and provide better direction for your testing team.

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