Quality Assurance

This page is about the skill Quality Assurance, which is one of more than 40 technical skills you can assess on Alooba. The Quality Assurance skill is about ensuring systems and applications are working correctly and preventing mistakes from impacting systems.

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What types of things are included in the Quality Assurance skill?

The Quality Assurance skill assesses knowledge of topics like different types of testing (UAT, smoke testing, unit testing, integration testing etc.).

Which types of roles require good Quality Assurance skills?

Quality Assurance is a commonly assessed skill for roles such as Software Engineers, Business Analysts, Q/A Analysts, Automation Engineers & Test Analysts.

Why should we test someone’s Quality Assurance skills?

A critical part of running an ethical hiring process that’s fair and meritocratic is having objective measures of someone’s skills. Why does ethical hiring matter? Simple - it helps you hire the best person for the job.

Robert Half reported that the cost of a bad hire is on average 15-21% of the employee’s salary.

What was the most common reason for mis-hires? A lack of the right technical skills. This a true hiring own-goal, as it’s so easily preventable through a valid, thorough skills assessment.

So, if your role requires a candidate to know Quality Assurance well, you can validate that with Alooba Assess.

Can I test my current team’s Quality Assurance skills too?

Yes you sure can. You can assess their skills using Alooba Growth.

Which tests can I find the Quality Assurance skill in?

Quality Assurance can be assessed through the Concepts & Knowledge test & Free Response test. The Free Response Test includes different answer options like written responses, video answers and diagram answers.

Can I add my own Quality Assurance questions?

Yes, you can add your own Quality Assurance questions via the question bank.

How do I get access to Alooba to test Quality Assurance skills?

Feel free to reach out and book a quick discovery call here.

How difficult is the Quality Assurance skill?

Each question on Alooba is categorized by difficulty - Easy, Medium & Hard. You can set the difficulty level to whatever you like by picking and choosing the questions that you want to include.

What else can I assess with Alooba?

You can also assess someone’s intelligence, their personality type and critical soft skills, like communication.

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