HOW TO LAND A BILINGUAL BUSINESS ANALYST INTERVIEW WHEN YOU ARE NOT FULLY BILINGUAL

A step-by-step process to help you prepare for and land a bilingual BA job

As we have more opportunities to work globally it really helps if we are bilingual. How much bilingualism would be needed to be a successful BA? Would you have the same responsibilities as a ‘regular’ BA?

If you are a Business Analyst and you can speak Spanish at a conversational level you should definitely apply for a bilingual job.

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26 QUESTIONS TO REFER A SOFTWARE TESTER

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MANDATORY CHECKS WHEN TESTING IN FRENCH

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PODCAST EPISODE 3 – FIVE CONFIDENCE BOOSTERS DURING JOB SEARCH

How to achieve high success with your job search by staying confident and focused

Welcome to the 5′ BA Podcast.

In the last podcast episode we talked about transferable skills and how you can use those skills for a successful career transition.

Are you getting discouraged and frustrated during your job search? Do you feel down some days? You’re not the only one. The job searching process takes its toll on all of us and the more self-confident you are the better it is.

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HOW TO HELP YOUR TEAM VISUALIZE THE TESTING TIMELINE

Help your team visualize the implementation timeline and understand potential risks

One of the challenges I had when I was testing was to try to make Management understand the time needed to accomplish all the required tasks for test preparation and execution.

No one knows what it takes to prepare data, write test cases and then effectively and efficiently test an application better than a tester.

The challenge becomes greater when you are not given enough time. Then what? How do you make your team understand what testing involves?

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PODCAST EPISODE 2 – Get more confidence with transferable skills

Welcome to Episode 2 of the 5 Minute BA podcast.

In the last podcast episode we introduced the Business Analyst role and we gave an example of a manual process that a Business Analyst would translate into an automated process and the steps required to do that.

Today we’re going to deconstruct the BA role and we are going to take an example of a typical job description which we will be analyzing from a few points of view. The purpose of this exercise is to understand the BA role and to the identify skills you may already have.

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PODCAST – INTERVIEW WITH BA PABLO ARAUJO

Pablo Araujo is a Business and Data Analyst who immigrated to Toronto from Madrid, Spain.

Pablo Araujo

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