Research your prospective employer. Acme Manufacturing, with it’s generic products and cardboard cutout employees is gone like Mayberry--if it ever existed in the first place. In its stead are highly competitive niche players that have their own peculiar structures and workforce demands. Identify the company (or companies) you want to work for, then research and identify the workplace environment and business philosophies that drive that company. Start your research with the company’s web presence. Glean additional insight from archived news articles, Dun and Bradstreet (check your library) and analysts’ reports (if the company’s stock is publicly traded).
Properties are implemented by way of the @synthesize keyword, which generates getter (and setter, if not read-only) methods according to the property declaration. Alternatively, the getter and setter methods must be implemented explicitly, or the @dynamic keyword can be used to indicate that accessor methods will be provided by other means. When compiled using clang or higher, all properties which are not explicitly declared with @dynamic , marked readonly or have complete user-implemented getter and setter will be automatically implicitly @synthesize 'd.