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How Angel Jones' Homecoming Revolution is helping Africans abroad return home

Angel Jones at the 2014 Homecoming Revolution London Expo.

You may be living the highlife in London or Perth, earning a fortune with the world at your fingertips, but where do you feel really alive?

A sense of purpose and belonging… Family and friends… The outdoor lifestyle… Making a difference… There are many reasons why South Africans abroad are returning.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution, a company that assists African expats who are planning on returning home.

Jones talked about the Homecoming Revolution and the recruitment business.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

The Homecoming Revolution commercialised two years ago. But we’re still the same brand!

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

We operate all over the Continent.

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

We still do events, but now we also do recruitment.

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

We’re the only firm that specialises in diaspora recruitment.

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

We have a database of 44 000 people.

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

People take us more seriously since we’ve commercialised.

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

FirstRand’s former Chief Executive Paul Harris – a returnee from Australia – has invested in us.

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

Crime is the biggest negative about returning home.

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

We’ve placed at least 350 high-level candidates.

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

We get a commissioning fee upfront if it’s a very scarce skill.

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

What is wealth? Is it having your family close by or is it living far away and earning a pot of money?

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

Johannesburg is seen as a soft landing. It’s where everyone wants to flock to. The one way to put a pessimist in a bad mood is to drive through Sandton!

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

We are making money; a great relief! But essentially we’re still in a start-up phase.

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

If you believe it, it can happen!

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

Our next big gig happens in March next year in London.

Angel Jones, CEO and founder of Homecoming Revolution

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