How Do I Get a Cool Job Like Yours? A Career Map for Testers
When people hear about my past jobs, my career, and the many places I “work” (at foreign conferences and even on ski lifts), I often get the question “How do I get your job?” However, when people hear some of the details of my career, their reaction is “Gee, that’s a lot of work!” Well, yes, but that does not mean that hard work is not fun. Jon Hagar presents a career map that contains his secrets to getting, keeping, and growing in the fun and exciting career of software testing. These include getting started with learning, seeking challenges, sustaining passion, finding discipline(s), and pursuing happiness—all while building broader testing skills. People want socialization in work, play, and home. Jon presents the fulfilling and practical sides of testing with passionate stories from his more than thirty-five years in software. Learn how to grow, create a career map, and become more productive—while enjoying the challenging work that is software testing.