Hunter Valley-based Forsythes Recruitment and HR has extended its footprint with the acquisition of Sydney’s largest independently owned recruitment and consulting firm Penrith Personnel.
Forsythes Managing Director Geoff Crews said moving into western Sydney is a “natural extension” for the company and increased the opportunity to work on some of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects including the Western Sydney Airport.
“The pace of the Hunter and Central Coast right now is outstanding and we need to ensure we’re accessing emerging candidate markets and bolstering HR expertise in growth industries to proactively support local clients,” Crews said.
“We aren’t ones to let the grass grow under our feet and our business is poised for further growth over the next three years and beyond.”
Crews said the cultural alignment shared between Penrith Personnel and Forsythes Recruitment & HR, had made the acquisition and transition period much easier.
“Western Sydney people are like Hunter and Central Coast people,” Crews continued. “They want passion,