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6 Minute Software Development

A podcast for developers or tech leads looking for quick tactics to improve day-to-day performance, in 6 minutes or less. Hosted by Josh Hornby.

How to Write Better Developer Job Ads

<strong>Topics:</strong><ul> <li>First impressions count, you should aim to impress candidates at all stages of the application process</li> <li>Should you be paid for time spend working on tech tasks?</li> <li>The structure of a good job advert</li> <li>Share real examples of the work you can be expected to do at the company, list recent projects the team has worked on</li> <li>Basecamp always post great job descriptions, <a href="https://m.signalvnoise.com/basecamp-is-hiring-a-senior-programmer/">this one is no different</a>.</li> </ul><strong><br>About the host:<br><br></strong>I'm Josh Hornby, a software developer from Manchester, England. I enjoy building software and managing development teams. With nearly a decade of software development experience, I understand the connections between strategy, development teams, and business goals.<br><br>I'm currently the Head of Development at a car finance startup based in the UK.<br><br><strong>Links:</strong><ul> <li> <a href="https://joshhornby.com/newsletter">Monday Memo Newsletter</a> - Every Monday I send out a newsletter containing some thoughts, life lessons and interesting content I discovered on the internet that week. No matter what, I promise that each edition will be fresh and worthy of your attention.</li> <li>Find me on <a href="https://twitter.com/joshua_hornby">Twitter - @joshua_hornby</a> </li> <li>Or over on <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshhornby">LinkedIn</a> where I post often frequently.</li> </ul>

Topics:
  • First impressions count, you should aim to impress candidates at all stages of the application process
  • Should you be paid for time spend working on tech tasks?
  • The structure of a good job advert
  • Share real examples of the work you can be expected to do at the company, list recent projects the team has worked on
  • Basecamp always post great job descriptions, this one is no different.

About the host:

I'm Josh Hornby, a software developer from Manchester, England. I enjoy building software and managing development teams. With nearly a decade of software development experience, I understand the connections between strategy, development teams, and business goals.

I'm currently the Head of Development at a car finance startup based in the UK.

Links:
  • Monday Memo Newsletter - Every Monday I send out a newsletter containing some thoughts, life lessons and interesting content I discovered on the internet that week. No matter what, I promise that each edition will be fresh and worthy of your attention.
  • Find me on Twitter - @joshua_hornby
  • Or over on LinkedIn where I post often frequently.