Local business receives US HIRE Vets Medallion Award

Forsite Recruitment Managing Director, Ryan De Coteau, and Director, Rachael Nelson

Saratoga-based Forsite Recruitment is the only Australian company to have been recognised by the US government for its work in recruiting, hiring and retaining veterans in the workforce.

Managing Director, Ryan De Coteau, travelled to the US in November to become a Platinum recipient of the Become a 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Award, awarded by the US Department of Labor. The award was presented during a ceremony held on November 6, to coincide with Veterans Day.

Forsite Recruitment actively supports veteran and milspouse (military spouse) engagement both internationally and across the US, where they have nationwide capability. The company is committed to easing the transition from military to civilian life by connecting veterans and milspouses with appropriate employers.

“At Forsite Recruitment, we recognise the competency and skills that veterans and milspouses bring to an employer, something that we offer as a point of difference to our clients, ” Director, Rachael Nelson, said. “We are proud to be recognised by the US Department of Labor as a recipient of the HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion Award. ”

Forsite Recruitment is the only Australian organisation to receive the HIRE Vets Medallion Platinum Award, Society for Human Resource Management Veteran Certification and Accreditation, among other achievements.

Source: Media release, Nov 15 Forsite Recruitment