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Nishu Miglani

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About Nishu Miglani's family

I belong to family of professionals . My Father was Civil Engineer , he worked for Indian Railways as Permanent way Inspector .My Eldest brother is a Doctor , Second brother is a production engineer and my sister is a scientist .
Required Reading
i would recommend following few books in no particular order 1. Lessons learned in software testing by CEM KANER, JAMES BACH 2. How we test software at microsoft by ALAN PAGE and KEN JOHNSTON 3. Perfect software and other illusions about testing by GERALD M WEINBURG softwaretestinghelp.com is useful
A Fine Balance:
i take work as part of my life like blood in my veins so i organise myself in such a way proactively that there have never been a situation wherein i felt that work is a burden hence am able to enjoy work continuously
Tech trends to watch out for
Previously majorly manual testing was the major method of testing implemented by most of the companies. Recently, Automation & Performance Testing is replacing most of the Manual Testing Applications. Modern Tools like HP QTP; HP Loadrunner ; RFT; Selenium; Junit are in demand.
Most Important Lessons
1. Stay ahead of time always 2. Knowledge is power so continuously upgrade your skill/domain and be master /champion of your field 3. Never compromise on perfection and plan your life's short term , medium and log term goals well in advance 4. Be systematic and goal oriented
Degrees that Matter
Hands on experience is always preferred but however certain ISTQB / Brainbench certifications or trainings will help to keep upgraded. Also, tool / product specific certifications will help.
Areas for the Future
from the career prospective specialization in Automation / Performance Testing / hands on expertise on recent tools is must.
The Journey So Far
1. 20 years work ex post my masters in civil engineering .Have spent 7 years in indian navy as lieutenant in logistics cadre ,Post Navy i have worked with leading recruitment firms like ABC consultants and Manpower . since 5 years am running my own recruitment firm called Search Quest Consultants
Currently working at
I am currently CEO of own recruitment firm search quest consultants Pvt Ltd .My main job is to manage P&L , , new accounts development , team management and overall administration of the company. I lead executive searches execution across industries
Current and Previous Responsibilities
Previously i was national head of one industry vertical and today am CEO of my own firm wherein am responsibile for managing operations of full organisation across industries
Most Important Decisions
1. After completion of my masters in civil engineering i joined indian navy in first batch of women officers 2. Post serving short service commission in Indian Navy i decided to join consulting in the corporate world 3. At the age of 40 i decided to set up my own firm
Changes in the industry
there has been drastic change in QA / testing industry . 20 years back there was era of manual testing which used to quite cumbersome and there was little little flexibility /scope of change but in the current scenario all automated tools have given complete facelift to testing industry
Points of inflection
1. joining Indian navy in the first batch of women officers wherein out of 40000 male colleagues we were only 22 in the batch was the biggest career decision of my life wherein i could change the course of not only my life but could set example for many other officers
Role Model
Kira bedi for her knowledge, maturity and passion to do things differently in life and being trend setter
Plans for the Future
In next five years my aim would be to stablise my firm by growing leaders from within and make them CEOs of different industry verticals . Post that i will set up training institute wherein i would like to act a executive coach /career counseller and work for few NGOs to give back to society
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