Candidate must have 5 years of experience in healthcare. Or, substitute finance, insurance, manufacturing, or what have you for healthcare. You get the picture. Domain expertise is frequently the basis for hiring decisions. Usually, I feel that it is completely unnecessary. In this talk, I’ll describe how I jumped in domains without previous experience and rapidly became a useful member of the test team. I’ll also reference the work of Harry Collins and Robert Evans in their book, Rethinking Expertise.