Homecoming Revolution on 702

Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones speaks to 702’s Azania Mosaka about how Homecoming is headhunting top African talent back home to South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya.  To date we’ve worked with 30+ multinational companies, hosted 41 global events and created a database of 37k globally experienced African professionals.

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We need to get personal

Purpose and meaning are key determining factors for executives when weighing up the pros and cons of a career opportunity.  Which is why it is critical for an employer brand to fit with a candidate’s personal brand. With every placement we do, we go out of our way to ensure that every role is aligned to […]

Top Talent Feature – Eddie Ndopu

For any South African company that is serious about transformation, diversity and inclusion – you cannot ignore this message. Eddie is a black, physically disabled Oxford-educated South African with a top academic record and international experience in both the private and public sector. He has just returned home after working with the Centre for Public […]

Executives on the move: Ellerman House GM

Paul Bruce-Brand has joined Ellerman House as General Manager. Paul will focus on driving the world-renowned hotel to even greater heights. “We went through an extensive process to find the right person to take the hotel to even greater heights,” comments Paul Harris, owner of Ellerman House. Paul Bruce-Brand comments, “Having a history in Human Resources […]

The psychological impact of emigration

Mobility is one of the most significant characteristics of our globalized world. This has had a deep impact on families and relationships all over the world and especially in many countries in Africa. Nonetheless even when only one person leaves his or her country emigration is never just an individual event. Both those leaving and […]

Headhunting. What makes us different?

Eighty percent of African chief executives view the availability of key skills as the biggest threat to growth, according to PWC’s 2017 edition of the Africa Business Agenda. With finding the right talent being so critical, it is important to partner with the right headhunting firm. Homecoming Revolution’s unique approach to headhunting across the globe […]

Why face-to-face events are the key to attracting top talent

Competition for top talent within the current economic climate is tougher than ever. At Homecoming Revolution, we’ve naturally seen a spike in people internationally questioning whether returning home is the right move. Ironically, while we expected this doubt to be converted into a ‘freeze’ on people returning home, our anecdotal evidence is showing that despite […]

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, […]

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 […]

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.

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