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A Targeted Approach to Effective Interviews using CBI. A Blended Learning Workshop - Mandatory Training content is delivered both online and face-to-face. Optional Training is available at additional cost.

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When: 2019/09/20
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Sports Science Institute of South Africa
Boundary Road
Cape Town, Western Cape  7725
South Africa
Presenter: Ross Saunders
Contact: Lizanne Gounden

Online registration is available until: 2019/09/20
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About the Trainer:


Ross Saunders

Ross started his career while still in high school, offering IT support to small businesses in the area. After school, he moved from desktop support to networking, outsourced to a number of corporates. His passion for computers led to a certification in Java programming, which saw him move into enterprise software development, followed by a move to what is now known as DevOps.

In the last eight years, Ross has held senior management positions in Support, IT, Development, and Information Security; while hiring for the same. He holds a Master’s degree in the Management of Technology and Innovation, and is a member of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa and the International Association of Privacy Professionals


  • Do you know the difference between Java and JavaScript?
  • Can a PL/SQL developer work on Microsoft SQL?
  • Can you identify different product families and what goes with what (Oracle, Microsoft)?
  • Can your C# candidate be considered for a Java role?
  • Do you know what qualifying questions to ask clients and candidates?
  • How do certifications like Cisco fit into your client’s structures?

Software and IT moves at an astronomical pace, and it is borderline impossible to stay up to date on your own. 

Software Development and IT Technical Recruiting covers a broad range of topics.

You will learn:

  • Differences and similarities between C#, JAVA, PHP, PYTHON, SQL and more
  • How a company’s technical department is structured
  • Linux, Windows and Mac
  • Open Source vs Closed Source
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Lines of Support
  • Development processes (Agile, Waterfall and more)
  • Database Development vs Database Administration
  • Career progressions and paths for IT and Software hires
  • Online search techniques
  • What certifications are out there

For more information, please contact Lizanne Gounden on 0861 42 62 82 or

Unit H3, Jigsaw Street, Isando Business Park, Cnr Gewel & Hulley Roads, Isando
0861 42 62
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Date: 20 September 2019

Time: 09:00 - 16:30

Venue: Sports Science Institue of South Africa, Newlands, Cape Town

Members: R 2995, ex VAT

Non-members: R 4995, ex VAT

CPD Points: 8

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