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“There’s never been a better time to invest in executive talent,” says Annelize van Rensburg, Director at Signium Africa, the local member of global executive search giant, Signium.

That may seem counterintuitive given current circumstances but there’s sound logic behind it. Below are several reasons why spending on upper management makes perfect sense.

A mismatch in skills continues to hamper both Australian and South African industries. While both countries are predicting the shedding of many jobs this year, many industries are looking abroad to fill positions where skills are lacking.

The rand?s volatility seems to be benefiting some sectors of the economywhile having inflationary impact on others, and in addition to global uncertainty, forms part of the many factors hampering economic growth according to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

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