There has been a considerableincrease in the number of black South African entrepreneurs seeking full-timeemployment because their financial difficulties have become too onerous, twohead hunters specialising in the recruitment of black professionals reported.One said businesses operating in professional service industries, likeaccounting, consulting and human resources are under the most strain because indownturns, big companies slow their payment cycles and spend less onprofessional services. Another said the large number seeking to re-enter thejob market is good for corporate SA which still struggles to secure highlyqualified black talent, who are highly paid and easily poached.
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