Top execs of all races – both women and men – are considering a move abroad

About 78% of South Africa’s top executives indicate they would consider working abroad.

This is according to executive search firm Jack Hammer’s annual “Bonus, Salary and Business Confidence Survey”.

Senior execs and managers who took part in the survey reflect the racial and gender demographics of the country.

This is especially worrying considering the impact on transformation of a brain-drain of South Africa’s top black and female leaders.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Jack Hammer CEO Debbie Goodman-Bhyat.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

There’s been a massive increase… they’ve actually got destinations in mind…

Debbie Goodman-Bhyat, Jack Hammer

This [negative sentiment] is not an exclusive concern of white South Africans.

Debbie Goodman-Bhyat, Jack Hammer

We’re not seeing much of an inflow [of South Africans returning home].

Debbie Goodman-Bhyat, Jack Hammer

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