1) Are there any organisations for IT professionals, such as the BCS (British Computer Society) relating to testing (either UK or international)
2) Does membership of such an organisation confer any benefits when it comes to applying for jobs, or if I was a member of a US institute would it make getting a QA job in the US any easier?
Check the attachment on the first note in this forum at; http://www.qaforums.com/Forum24/HTML/000285.html
There's a list of QA certifications and the companies that sponsor them.
I don't that membership or certification will help you get a job in this climate, but they are definately a plus on your resume.
Also check the User Groups forum. You'll see notices of different meetings and groups.
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Ganman: Have you had any luck locating any international organisations for testers. If you have, can u please let me know.
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Thanks a lot.
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