Sunday Tribune: Why South Africans are leaving the country

South Africans with skills are leaving the country. Their reasons include better career opportunities as well as political and economic stability. Statistics from the Department of Home Affairs showed that in 2017, eight South African professionals left for every skilled foreigner who entered the country. The report estimated that over half a million South Africans […]

An independent index to monitor SA’s Rama-recovery

In the mid-1990s, my career journey took me from journalism into Absa, and helping turn around a reputation then in the gutter. One of the best tools was the Campbell Belman report, a long-standing survey by financial market influencers – investors, research analysts, media – which ranked companies against their peers. While the science of […]

Homecoming Trends Report 2019

On Wednesday 22nd May 2019 Homecoming Revolution, the “Brain Gain” headhunting firm for Africa, hosted a VIP Cocktail event at the Saxon Hotel where insights from the Homecoming Trends Report 2019 were shared. Comment from Angel Jones (CEO of Homecoming Revolution): “The findings of this qualitative survey have provided us with key insights into the […]

Faye Tessendorf appointed Managing Director of Homecoming Revolution

JOHANNESBURG –  Executive Headhunting Firm Homecoming Revolution is delighted to announce the appointment of Faye Tessendorf as Managing Director. Homecoming Revolution is a boutique recruitment firm specializing in recruiting and placing globally experienced African talent across the continent. Faye has been a key member of Homecoming Revolution’s leadership team since August 2015. She previously worked […]

Our network WILL work for you

The significance of having a global network is something that is often overlooked. Against a backdrop of an increasingly competitive battle for talent, a strong network is a critical tool for tapping into top talent possessing a mix of rare skills. Inquire about our candidate network here. Comments Angel Jones, CEO of Homecoming Revolution, “We’re […]

5 reasons why cheaper is more Expensive

When recruiting for a role that requires team leadership, business development and strategic innovation, it’s highly recommended that you choose the right candidate versus the cheapest. Very often, these quality candidates are those with global experience.  At Homecoming Revolution, headhunting for globally experienced Africans often comes with a higher price tag. “Their skillset is scarce […]

Welcome home to the turmoil & hope

Justin Foxton writes a letter to his sister who is about to return to South Africa after living in Britain for the past 4 years.  Dear M, I hope you are well and surviving that UK weather. I wish you could send some rain to the Western Cape. The drought down there is horrific. What […]

Executives on the Move: Generator & Plant Hire COO

Anthony Sibanda is thriving in his role as Chief Operating Officer of Generator and Plant Hire, one of the market leaders in South Africa in emergency power generation. The core focus of his role is on day-to-day running of the business and day-to-day operational responsibilities and efficiencies. Anthony says he has always enjoyed being part […]

Managers on the Move: MultiChoice Marketing Manager

Michael Jones has joined MultiChoice as Marketing Manager: DStv Premium & DStv Extra. He was previously Strategic Planning Director at Native VML where he focused on managing the strategic teams, output and process. “Mike Jones joined the MultiChoice Marketing team in September and has literally hit the ground running, finalizing a 360 Top-End Segment Festive Brand & […]

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 […]

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