A Collection of Resources Related To Becoming A QA Manager
How To Become A QA Manager
You’ll find a selection of hand-picked, articles, and resources provided by a variety of authors included in this post to give you a solid foundation regarding a career as quality assurance manager, but first, a few brief points to consider.
If you have an eye for the quality when it comes to products and services than a career as a QA manager is a career option for you.
As a QA manager, it’s your team’s job to test and find quality deficiencies with physical as well as digital products.
You may need to have experience in the field as a QA inspector before you manage your own team and you could be required to obtain a bachelor’s degree related to quality assurance.
As a manager, you’ll need to have a good rapport with your team and develop systems that will help your team become successful. You’ll want to make sure they know what to look for as well as have a system for ensuring they are checking all the issues that need inspections before they give final approval.
Your job duties may include but are not limited to:
- Hiring employees when needed
- Scheduling your employees
- Covering when you’re short-staffed
- Performance reviews
- Managing projects
- Overseeing work
- Creating reports to track faulty products and report trends
- Studying specs to create accurate work instructions for your team
- More in the resources to follow
- Before pursuing this career see if you can find a QA manager to shadow or interview. This can reveal a lot about this career and give you an overview of what you can expect from this career.
Have a look at the resources below I found useful for someone looking to get into this line of work.
Sections Included In This Post:
- How To Become A Quality Assurance Manager
- Quality Assurance Manager Career Overview
- What To Know Before Becoming a Quality Assurance Manager
- A Day in the Life of A Quality Assurance Manager
- Traits of A Good Quality Assurance Manager
- Salary For A Quality Assurance Manager
- Education – Schools and Certification
- Getting The Job
- Resume Tips For A Quality Assurance Manager
- Job Interview Questions For A Quality Assurance Manager
- Tools For A Quality Assurance Manager
- Glossary and Terms Related To Quality Assurance Manager
- Quality Assurance Manager Quotes
- Industry Related Trade Publications
- Tips And Insights Related To Quality Assurance Managers
- Quality Assurance Manager Blogs
- Quality Assurance Managers To Follow Online
- Quality Assurance Manager Job Opportunities
- Self Employment Ideas Related To Quality Assurance Manager
- Courses Related To Quality Assurance Managers
- Books Related to Quality Assurance Managers
- The Latest about Quality Assurance Managers
- Tweets Related To Quality Assurance Managers
- Videos Related To Quality Assurance Managers
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How To Become A Quality Assurance Manager
Quality Assurance Manager Career Overview
This section offers an overview of what you can expect from this career. Spend some time on the resources to get an overview of what to anticipate, including information on getting your degree and what to expect once you graduate.
What To Know Before Becoming a Quality Assurance Manager
This section offers tips and insights for issues you should know about before investing time and money to get into this career. A lot of the tips come from people who have experience and reveal the issues they have experienced. Look at the resources I found interesting for this section.
A Day in the Life of A Quality Assurance Manager
In this section, people share their work experiences. You can get an overview of what your life could be like if you decide to pursue this career.
Keep in mind that everyone’s experience differs. But it’s always good to get different points of view that may reveal issues you haven’t considered.
Have a look at the resources I have selected that offer an overview of what your day may be like if you choose this career.
Traits of A Good Quality Assurance Manager
This section offers the traits associated with someone who is a professional and successful in this career.
Salary For A Quality Assurance Manager
In this section, you can get an idea of the pay you can expect if you decide to choose this career.
Keep in mind different areas of the country offer different salaries and pay is related to the cost of living in the area. Another key issue is the demand for and competition for this type of work.
Check the “Job Opportunities” near the end of this page and you may be able to find the demand and pay for this job in your area.
Education – Schools and Certification
In this section, you’ll find information about what’s required to get your education for this career. You’ll also find a list of any available schools that offer the degree you need for this job.
Have a look at the resources I have selected for this section that will give you an overview of the degree and schools available for you.
Getting The Job
This section includes going through the hiring process and how to prepare for your job interview that will increase your chances of landing the job.
Click on the link below for more.
Resume Tips For A Quality Assurance Manager
In the section, you’ll find tips and resources related to creating a resume for this career.
Submitting your resume is the first part of the job application process.
It’s also one of the most important steps of the process because it’s the first thing that a hiring manager sees. If your resume is weak or has red flags, you will have no chance to get an interview.
Have a look at the samples provided that will help you create a resume to grab the attention of the hiring manager.
Job Interview Questions For A Quality Assurance Manager
If you knew the questions that were going to be asked during a job interview, you would have more time to think about the answers and prepare for those questions.
This section offers some of the common questions that are asked during an interview for this type of career.
Take some time to go over them so that you’ll have time before your interview to consider your answers to questions that may be asked during your interview.
Tools For A Quality Assurance Manager
This section offers tools and resources that can help you perform your job effectively. Take some time to go over the resources and see if any of these tools can help make your job easier and more productive.
The resources below offer associations related to this career.
Take some time to go over the resources for an overview of the benefits you can receive by becoming a member of the available association related to this career.
Glossary and Terms Related To Quality Assurance Manager
With any career you choose, it’s always a good idea to have a strong knowledge of the terminology used in the industry.
Have a look at the resources I have selected that up for terms you need to be familiar with if you are pursuing this career.
Quality Assurance Manager Quotes
This section offers available quotes online related to this career. Quotes are a great way that people convey a perspective in a few words.
Have a look at the resources below for popular quotes related to this career.
Industry Related Trade Publications
Industry trade publications are a great source of information for news related to the industry you’re getting into.
These publications go way beyond your job functions, but they do give you an overview and knowledge you can use to your advantage.
Have a look at the trade publications I have found related to this career.
Tips And Insights Related To Quality Assurance Managers
In this section, you’ll find tips and insights related to this career that may come in handy if you decide to pursue this career.
Have a look at the resources I have included for this section.
Quality Assurance Manager Blogs
Below you’ll find a collection of blogs I have selected that are related to this career and will help you stay up-to-date and in touch with your industry.
Staying in touch with industry news makes you more knowledgeable, and this knowledge will show in your job.
Have a look at the list below to follow the blogs that appeal to you.
Quality Assurance Managers To Follow Online
This section list professional you can follow online and benefit from the tips, insights, and advice they have to offer.
Have a look at the list to see who you want to follow and build your connections related to your career choice.
Quality Assurance Manager Job Opportunities
This section allows you to see current job openings related to this career choice. You’ll get an idea of the job duties required as well as the pay.
Take some time to go over the opportunities to get an overview of today’s demand for this type of job.
Self Employment Ideas Related To Quality Assurance Manager
This section offers ideas for work in this field but as your own boss. You can provide information and services.
Each idea links to another page that goes into detail with resources that can give you a head start in this industry. Have a look at the ideas below.
Become A Blogger And Cover Topics Related To Quality Assurance – See Our Page On How To Become A Professional Blogger
Provide Consulting Services Related To Quality Assurance Jobs – See Our Page On How To Become A Consultant
Become An Instructional Designer and provide educational courses That can Benefit a QA Manager – See Our Page On Becoming An Instructional Designer
Courses Related To Quality Assurance Managers
This section contains courses I have selected for this post. Have a look to see the course structure and topics covered. By looking at topics covered you’ll have an overview of the areas you need to know about.
With most online courses you can learn at your own pace, finish at your convince, and have access to the material to review whenever you want.
Books Related to Quality Assurance Managers
Books offer structure and cover a lot of information related to the topic they cover. By looking through the table of contents you can gain a lot of insight as to the areas you’ll want to pay attention to.
Have a look at the links below to view the books available related to Quality Assurance Managers
The Latest about Quality Assurance Managers
In this section, you’ll be able to stay up to date on the latest related to this industry, including the latest news, Google searches, videos, what people are tweeting, and more.
I recommend spending some time on the news, tweets, and any available videos that can offer you the latest on what’s happening.