“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.
WitsReview, the magazine for alumni and friends of the University of the Witwatersrand featured Homecoming Revolution in their August 2016 edition.
We loved this tribute to the great Mandoza by local SA musician, Maurice Machi.
Story from The Diedericks Adventure Diary. Well, let’s get to it and just drop this bomb while it’s hot. WE ARE COMING HOME. (and no not with our tails between our legs either) Surprised? Shocked? In horror? I’m sure many of you will feel or think many different things depending on your relationship with us or […]
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 […]
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 […]
Kenyan homecomer Michael Awori returned home after finding a top job with Barclays at Homecoming Revolution’s London event in March 2014. Since returning home last year, he is Regional Head of Corporate Debt, responsible for Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Click here to read his story. 1. When did you leave Kenya and why? I left Kenya […]
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 […]
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 […]
Funlola Abe left Nigeria in 2002, right after secondary school and was there for 11 years before moving to the United States for 2 years. I started my career at Morgan Stanley in London, in the Commodities division. I worked with Morgan Stanley for 5 years; with 2 years spent as a Commodities Analyst and […]
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 […]
Nigerian-born and US-educated, Alex Okosi is responsible for driving the growth and development of Viacom International Media Networks’ Africa portfolio of iconic kids, youth, music, comedy and general entertainment brands on the African continent. He tells Homecoming Revolution why he decided to return back to the continent after spending a number of years abroad. I […]
Cameroonian Acha Leke, a partner at Mckinsey & Company, and the co-Founder of the African Leadership Network and the African Leadership Academy, tells Homecoming Revolution why he decided to take the plunge and come home. When I started thinking about going back to the continent in the late 90’s/early 2000’s, nobody was going back. We […]
Exciting career opportunities and the potential for innovation are driving Africans in the USA to return home. This was one of the key insights garnered from Homecoming Revolution’s Speed Meet New York event which took place on 25 September. The interactive event, which took place at the Thomson Reuters building in the heart of Times […]
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 […]
Ghanaian Samuel Mensah is founder and CEO of KISUA, an innovative ecommerce platform offering exclusive African inspired fashion online to global consumers. Here is his homecomer story. Prior to founding KISUA, I was Africa Director for Intel Capital (the investment arm of computer chip maker Intel), investing in innovative African technology companies and start-ups. I […]
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 […]
Homecoming Revolution, the brain gain company for Africa, undertook a study from February – August 2015 to better understand African repatriation and immigration patterns. The online survey examines a broad range of issues including the core reasons why people move abroad, the key trigger factors that encourage people to return home, what people miss most […]