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Study Guide for the Firefighter Interview / Edition 1
     

Study Guide for the Firefighter Interview / Edition 1

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by Shawn Cooligan, Manser
 

ISBN-10: 1418050725

ISBN-13: 9781418050726

Pub. Date: 08/06/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning


The goal of this insightful book is to prepare aspiring and current firefighters for effective and professional fire department entrance interviews. Practical topics such as recommended attire, language choice, and appropriate responses prepare you for presenting in an interview, while topics such as formulating an answer, developing alternatives and options, and

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The goal of this insightful book is to prepare aspiring and current firefighters for effective and professional fire department entrance interviews. Practical topics such as recommended attire, language choice, and appropriate responses prepare you for presenting in an interview, while topics such as formulating an answer, developing alternatives and options, and avoiding common interview errors help you face the challenges of the question and answer session. The book describes the importance of interview preparation and outlines several areas that require background knowledge and research. It also provides a framework to structure your overall preparation in order to avoid canned answers and emphasize your unique qualifications, leading to success in acquiring the job.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418050726
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/06/2007
Edition description:
Study Guid
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,107,123
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction. Chapter One -Understanding the Fire Department Interview The Steps to Success: Understanding the Hiring Process. Interview Trends and Practices. Expectations of the Panel. Types of Interview Questions. Analyzing the Four Types of Interview Questions. Chapter Two - Preparing for the Interview. Preparing for the 4 Types of Interview Questions. Know Your Fire Department and City. Projecting a Professional Image. Guidance to Answering an Assortment of Interview Questions. Avoiding Interview Pitfalls. Ten Steps of Interview Preparation. Mock Interview. Chapter Three -Work Exercises Desirable Firefighter Character Traits. Demonstration of Firefighter Character Traits. Competency Category Questions. Developing the Situational Question. Know the Fire Department. -Work Sheet. Know the City Work Sheet. 100 Interview Questions. Mock Interview - Work Sheet. Appendix A - Interview Question Worksheets. Appendix B - Post Interview Notes.

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Study Guide for the Firefighter Interview 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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When you purchase the Study Guide for the Firefighter Interview you also recieve the following 'this info is located on the inside cover of the book' From FirefighterInterviews U.S.A. Canada Receive 25% off 4 firefighter interview questions and answers/critique package. You choose 4 questions from a list of over 100 firefighter interview questions 'new questions are added regularly' or you choose your own. Answer all the questions. Co-Author of the Study Guide for the Firefighter Interview -Shawn Cooligan- will give you a personalized critique of all your answers. Also, receive 10% off interview coaching. This would include a mock interview followed by a critique. This can be done through phone or in person. Double Your Chances! FireEmployment, the leader in on-line Fire Employment job placement, is dedicated to helping you get a job with the Fire Department. Through your purchase of The Study Guide for the Firefighter Interview you will receive at no cost a complimentary 3 month membership to this unique job placement tool. You will receive daily job posting announcements throughout North America, Automatic e-mail job updates by preferred City Fire Department listings and other valuable information. Test Preparation Exams, and Fire News. Let us help you find a position with the Fire Department!