A 23rd Birthday Poem for South Africa

The below poem was written by Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones to mark the celebration of 23 years of freedom in South Africa on 27 April. Hello OUR SA, hip hip hooray! Here is how Google celebrates us today! Enoch Sontonga wrapped in our colours, Composer of anthems for sisters and brothers. We were born free, […]

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This is the call to come together

Last week was a sad week in South Africa with the loss of struggle stalwart Uncle Kathy (Ahmed Kathrada). At Kathrada’s funeral there was a standing ovation when former Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe quoted the struggle stalwart’s letter urging President Jacob Zuma to resign. We are a very special nation. As Professor Jonathan Jansen put […]

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African Leadership Network Gathering in Mauritius

Faye Tessendorf, Homecoming Revolution Director, shares her thoughts of her experience at the African Leadership Network Gathering in Mauritius from 2nd – 5th November 2016.

On the first day of ALN all sitting under a marquee with the blue ocean shimmering in front of us, we had the privilege of listening to jazz icon, Kirk Whalum opening up the theme for the conference which was the ‘Art of Leading’.

Do the Job to Get the Job

Capital is not scarce in Africa – it’s Talent.

And as much as the continent is investing in education, we can’t train people fast enough. We need senior skills NOW. We need globally experienced senior Africans to come home. They are required across all sectors – Financial Services, TMT, Consulting, Construction & Engineering, Health and Education.

Do it on Purpose

If we spend 57% of our waking time at work, shouldn’t we make sure that our career is reflecting the best version of ourselves?

But what is the best version of yourself? Only one person can tell you – YOU! It’s no use sitting back and waiting for someone to hand you your dream job. You need to actively seek it out.

The Legacy Project

Angel Jones I CEO and Founder of Homecoming Revolution. African, Mother, Wife and Believer Devoting her time and energy into bringing back the talents and skills of African people back to Africa, Angel Jones mirrors the love and enthusiasm Nelson Mandela epitomized in uniting all Africans on African soil. Angel grew up in the old […]

Why Creativity is Crucial

“It’s all about Unboxed Thinking,” says Faye Tessendorf, Director at Homecoming Revolution.

Creativity will be one of the top 3 skills required by 2020. With the avalanche of new products, new technologies and new ways of working, professionals are going to have to become more creative in order to benefit from these changes.

7 career insights from African homecomers

Innovation and a Sense of Purpose are among the key reasons why skilled African professionals are returning to the continent. This is according to pan-African executive recruitment firm Homecoming Revolution. The company, which specialises in headhunting and placing global African talent on the continent, has noticed a common trend emerge amongst the high-level executives they […]

Pan-Africans gather to send message to diaspora

Top Pan-Africans from across the continent have appealed to the African diaspora to return home and contribute their skills and knowledge towards the growth and development of the continent. Several Pan-African movers and shakers gathered at Homecoming Revolution’s ‘Relationships are Gold’ Networking Breakfast at the Hyatt Hotel, Rosebank on 19 August. From dignitaries to chief […]

Brexit – Let this be a Lesson

Angel Jones weighs in on how Britain’s vote to leave the EU could impact Africans at home and abroad.  I woke up earlier than usual on Friday morning with a strange premonition. I immediately turned on the news and couldn’t believe my eyes to see that the UK Leave campaign was projected to win. The rest of […]

Business Day Wanted: Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones on the organisation’s journey

WANTED, Business Day’s award-winning lifestyle and culture magazine, spoke to our CEO Angel Jones on the journey that led to Homecoming Revolution’s inception, expansion, and success.  Picture this: Nelson Mandela addressing a crowd of South Africa expatriates in Trafalgar Square from the balcony of South Africa House, and in that crowd, a highflying ad executive: Angel […]

4 key trends emerge from Homecoming Revolution London 2016

Johannesburg – Four key trends have emerged from Homecoming Revolution’s latest event in London. Homecoming Revolution, the recruitment firm for global Africans, hosted an interactive careers and networking event at the Park Plaza Victoria on 4 & 5 March. The event, attended by approximately 400 people, equipped Africans living in the UK with everything they […]

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