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 […]

Goodbye Europe, Hello Africa

High growth markets, a shortage of skills and the potential for innovation are driving Africans abroad to return home to exciting career opportunities. When Ernestina Ellen Boadi resigned from her job as an Events Management Executive in London, it wasn’t because she planned to switch to a better job in the city. Instead, the 30 […]

A message to London Saffas from Nik Rabinowitz

Hi London Saffas!  Guys. It’s time to come home. Seriously. Think about the benefits: It’s been 40 degrees in Joburg for a month and we’re experiencing an incredible drought, so you’re guaranteed NO RAIN. Our beaches are all made of sand, not rocks, so you can wear flip flops, and avoid that pesky wellie tan. And if […]

The importance of African diaspora talent

The demand for African talent has never been higher, and the ever-growing economies of the continent are calling for the senior leadership skills of the African diaspora to return home. In a recent survey entitled ‘Attracting and Retaining Executive Talent in Africa’, Russell Reynolds Associates established that the diaspora’s talent pool is perceived as vital […]

Don’t give up. Show up. 

It’s been a frenetic and fraught year for South Africa, filled with much stress and uncertainty.  I just want to rush off to the beach and bury my head in the sand. What a shock end-of-year blow we received with President Jacob Zuma’s sacking of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene on Wednesday night.  As I write […]

Why talent is key to unlocking Africa’s competitiveness

Sub-Saharan Africa continues its solid performance, set to grow at 4.4% in 2014, second to emerging and developing Asia, bearing witness to the region’s economic potential. However, Africa’s levels of productivity and competitiveness remain low, largely held down by the more basic drivers of competitiveness, such as weak institutions, poor infrastructure and insufficient health and education sectors. In […]

Top notch guests to attend Speed Meet New York

Homecoming Revolution, the brain gain company for Africa, will  next week bring together influential Africans living in New York in an effort to inspire them to return home as part of the organisation’s inaugural Speed Meet New York event. The two day event comprises a VIP Heritage Day dinner at the trendy Kaia Wine Bar […]

Africans in the US to be wooed home

Homecoming Revolution, the brain gain company for Africa, is hosting its inaugural USA event on 25 September. Taking place at the Thomson Reuters building in Times Square, Speed Meet New York will introduce Africans living in the USA to top employers back home,  provide inspirational content and practical tools on returning including property and relocation […]

The Brain Gain: SA expats are flocking back home

This article appeared on Fin24 on 1 September Leaving the land of your birth, to settle in another country, is never an easy process. Logistically, financially, culturally, and above all, emotionally, it’s a change that sparks upheaval as well as opportunity. But harder still, is making the decision to pack up and come back home. […]

Africa has been ‘exporting brains.’ Now it’s trying to lure them back

Highly skilled Africans, your continent needs you. That’s the motivational message from Homecoming Revolution, a recruitment firm aiming to reverse the “brain drain” in African economies by wooing back talented professionals living abroad. A common path for ambitious Africans involves heading to Britain or the United States for college, earning degrees at top schools — and […]

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