Hiring an iOS Developer with John Knox

Hiring an iOS Developer with John Knox

In this episode we talk with John Knox about Business of Software conference, hiring an iOS developer, and getting hired as an iOS developer.


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  • Specialize in helping businesses build apps for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch
  • 10 years of experience developing for a variety of Apple platform
  • Helping dev shops which lack experience with Apple platforms and Swift

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Business of Software Highlights

iOS Hiring Challenges

  • Lack of Experience and Understand of iOS Development
  • Cargo Cult Interview Style (and Burying Dead Bodies😱?)
  • Lack of Training Resources for Employees
  • Not Oppurtunities for Growth 
  • Lack of Organization Skills in HR/Recruiting

Getting Hired

  • Dealing with HR Automation
  • Finding the Right Person at the Company?
  • LinkedIn vs Twitter

What Companies Should Look For?

  • How John Does Coding Challenges
  • Finding Coding Style
  • Have Little to No Complex Dependencies
  • Seeing Actual Experience 

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Creators and Guests

Leo Dion
Leo Dion
Swift developer for Apple devices and more; Founder of BrightDigit; husband and father of 6 adorable kids
John M. P. Knox
John M. P. Knox
iOS + BLE. Author. Investor: @TinySeedFund, @1SecondEveryday, @heyReform, @UseSummit, @reimbi_app, @CastosHQ, & more. Windsurfer.

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