TMS Talent is taking over the recruitment world, well at least it is here in Australia and New Zealand, by making two strategic acquisitions within a month.

The recruitment brand purchased New Zealand-based agency TopDog Personnel this morning, less than four weeks after buying Australia’s inPlace Recruitment.

As part of the latest purchase, TopDog Personnel will be rebranded to TMS Talent NZ and will remain in its current location on Albert Street in Auckland. The team will receive TMS assistance via offices in Australia, Asia and the UK.


Discussing the acquisition, TMS Talent’s Global Managing Director, John Terry, said now was the “perfect time” for the business to reconnect with New Zealand, not only because the industry is growing but because TopDog Personnel’s Managing Director, Helen Cambell, was ready to move on.

“With the job market for the travel industry in New Zealand looking strong, now is the time to bring TMS Talent back to New Zealand and create Trans-Tasman partnerships with clients and job seekers once again.”

John Terry, TMS Talent Global Managing Director

TMS Talent

Meanwhile, Cambell said she was ready to move on from the business after relocating to Hawkes Bay earlier this year.

“I had been searching for a potential purchaser for TopDog; it is a strong brand and I didn’t want to see it fade, however, once I had met with John and he described the plans for TMS Talent in New Zealand I was confident they would continue ‘putting the personal in personnel,” she said.


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