Why Become A Tester?

TestFortExpert by TestFortExpert on 05/6/2015

Why Become A Tester?

Why did you choose to become a tester? You could be a developer, for instance. They are generally better paid, they are recognized and gain all the credit for a working app. They are considered to be the core of the project, the creative ones, the sculptors and whatever other word you would find fitting to describe world’s best people. And yet you, my friend are a software tester or you are considering to become one. Why?

Because you care

Yes, that’s right, you are a tester because you care over the end product. You know you have a job that needs to be done without the additional glitter and sparkles scattered all over you. Frankly, the situation described above is indeed true in some companies, but today those are the minority. Most successful organizations do understand the value of a decent software tester. It does make life a little bit easier, but such a misbelief is still well spread amongst individuals. Meaning more work hast to be done to improve the image of a software tester.

So why have large and smart businesses changed they approach to hanging labels on testers and developers?

Conclusion

If you are a tester and you are smart you will receive both the credit, the respect and multiple financial and career opportunities and you are doing the things you love and are great at. After a while you will become a Team Lead, a Project Manager, you can become independent and provide quality assurance consulting services. The world is yours to take, and to test! Sounds like quite a pack of reasons to become a software tester.

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