This is something a bit quick and different, since I reckon not enough of you know what absolute legends you are. Which is a total travesty, to be honest. How can you not know??! I decided recently to find more ways of making the people around me realise how awesome they are. So I guess… Continue reading A Legendary Showcase
TL;DR: I don't do 1-1s with my manager so I do them with myself instead, usually while crying at my desk or banging my head against it. Some things never change, eh? Tips at the bottom! (If you haven't read much of my blog before, you should know that crying at my desk is just… Continue reading The Self Retrospective
So if you've been following my blog for a while, you probably know a bit about my first crack at test automation - the Visual Regression Tests. These take screenshots of our products and then run pixel comparisons after a change is deployed to check if code changes have resulted in unwanted visual changes. It… Continue reading VRT: A series of mistakes
I began my journey as a software tester in April 2018, and six months later in October 2018 I decided to make myself a Personal Development Plan since my workplace didn't have one for me. It's been a year since then, so I'm having a look back at the last twelve months to see what… Continue reading Personal Development, One Year of Progress
My mum always, always commented on how I hated change growing up. When I started secondary school I was miserable for six months. Same for college, and for university. For each of my new jobs, I would come home crying that I hated it and everyone hated me and thought me terribly pretentious and aloof… Continue reading Skills for driving change
So I'm a bit of a higgledy piggledy person in general, a messy storm of ideas. Don't get me wrong, I can be Rand Al Thor with his flame in the void, focussing on one task or feeling until it's done. But just like Rand Al Thor, I have a tendency to take on too… Continue reading Concentrate.