Forrest Personnel Bunbury participants celebrated

Shannon VerhagenSouth Western Times
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Forrest Personnel chief executive Anna Bagshaw, City of Bunbury’s senior business partner Tina Westrup and City of Bunbury trainee Toby Blyth.
Camera IconForrest Personnel chief executive Anna Bagshaw, City of Bunbury’s senior business partner Tina Westrup and City of Bunbury trainee Toby Blyth. Credit: Wanda

While the past three months have been challenging, there was cause for celebration last week when a number of Forrest Personnel Bunbury participants were awarded for their achievements during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Forrest Personnel general manager for services, Brett Coate and Hayes Recruiting manager Melissa Hanson
Camera IconForrest Personnel general manager for services, Brett Coate and Hayes Recruiting manager Melissa Hanson

The not-for-profit specialist recruitment agency — which helps people with injuries or disabilities get jobs — recently held an award ceremony for those who had found and kept jobs during the trying time.

“We’re really proud of the people we support and also appreciate the genuine interest and commitment of the many employers we work with,” chief executive Anna Bagshaw said.

GPH Recruitment branch manager Ben Kelly and recruitment consultant Shannon Tierney with Forrest Personnel Bunbury site coordinator Catherine Thomson.
Camera IconGPH Recruitment branch manager Ben Kelly and recruitment consultant Shannon Tierney with Forrest Personnel Bunbury site coordinator Catherine Thomson.

“It’s too easy just to listen to negative statistics. We love to share stories of energy and resilience.”

“Although a challenging period for many, at Forrest Personnel we’ve seen some real success stories. We’ve been fortunate that we were able to come together recently to help celebrate the commitment of some of our local people.”

Employers — including the City of Bunbury — attended to recognise their hard work across numerous areas including cleaning, aged care and maintenance.

Forrest Personnel chief executive Anna Bagshaw, Cleanway Xtra cleaner Waraphon Sinprakop (Duki) and Forrest Personnel general manager for services Brett Coate.
Camera IconForrest Personnel chief executive Anna Bagshaw, Cleanway Xtra cleaner Waraphon Sinprakop (Duki) and Forrest Personnel general manager for services Brett Coate.

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