Meet the Founder & CEO

Penny McConaghy

Founder & Managing Director

Ship Shape | Food and Wine Lover

Penny is Founder and Managing Director of Tempnet Permanent & Temporary Recruitment; a mother, and recently became a new nanna, she loves yoga and staying fit, an avid sailor and long term member of the RPAYC, likes all things to be ship shape otherwise it drives her mad and loves fine dining and wine tasting! 

With eyes wide open and over 23 years ago, Penny saw that there was a gap to providing businesses on the northern beaches with temporary and permanent staff especially sourced from the local area. She contributes her long standing success in the recruitment field to being completely hands on with her clients, candidates and employees, striving to be a perfectionist in achieving exceptional results.  Penny and her team ensure that they work closely with their clients ensuring exceptional communication throughout the recruitment process.  “We add that personal touch and transparency ensuring Tempnet genuinely stands out.” Penny said.

Penny continues to run and operate the business with an innovative, forward thinking, entrepreneurial spirit with a high level of care, empathy and human compassion. With a highly-tuned business acumen and market insight, she is committed to creating opportunities and positive outcomes for all her clients and candidates. Over time, Penny has worked at recruiting for an ever-increasing range of industry sectors. She says “it’s the people part of our business that is enjoyable” and she continues to be inspired everyday having built a business on knowing she can support, small, medium and large organisations by providing flexible recruitment solutions.

With the ever-changing World and new technologies, Penny has grown Tempnet from being simply a recruitment business into a one-stop business solution agency by providing an in-house virtual assistant/secretarial service, bookkeeping services, offering serviced office facilities and virtual mail services.

Penny says “It is the ability to adapt to the changing nature of work which allows Tempnet to continue to thrive and fully support businesses and staff on the Northern beaches”