Recruitment and Retention Articles


Recruitment and Retention


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Fire Service Exploring - Locate a Program in Your Area Firefighters Bookstore: Firefighter books, videos and software The Burning Issue National Fire Service Magazine
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Recruitment and Retention Tips
Beware of the animals Protecting the radio Finding work as a wildland fire contractor Key considerations for diversity recruitment and retention
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Fire dept. pushes to recruit more female firefighters Ind. fire dept. lowers age requirement for recruits Former NFL running back graduates fire academy Fire dept. creates 'Dynamite' recruitment video Firefighter song: "Inside the Prayer"
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Articles
Twelve organizations will receive funding to improve their recruitment and retention efforts ...
SPEARFISH, S.D. — Ten weeks after a mass resignation of an entire volunteer fire department, a task force recommended a blend of a paid fire chief and administrative staff ...
Building the best future for the fire department requires concrete processes; here are 10 things every chief can do toward that end ...
NVFC used Giving Tuesday to push its Make Me a Firefighter campaign to build public awareness and provide departments with the tools and resources to recruit and retain ...
Chief Ralph Terrazas said he expects to double the number of women on the force by 2020 ...
Some readers said they grew up around the firehouse, while others remembered seeing a firefighter for the first time at an emergency scene. ...
A deeper look at the census numbers reveals both where we are and where we may be heading. ...
The bill gives volunteers the option to join a department without a pension if they are older than 45 ...
The classes are held nights and weekends to accommodate the schedules of people from rural areas ...
Utah Sen. Karen Mayne believes the bill will aid in attracting new recruits while also keeping veteran firefighters and police officers ...
Head of the firefighters' union called the department's understaffing dangerous ...
EL PASO, Texas — The El Paso Fire Department currently has 18 female firefighters out of a total of 850 firefighters, that's 2 percent of the department. They have a plan ...
Some of the most successful recruiters, both inside and outside the fire service, offer their tips to get more volunteer firefighters in the door ...
Firefighters who become great firefighters practice these characteristics; here's a look at why they matter. ...
Chief Stephen Cox said lowering the age to 18 is expected to help the department better compete with the military and building trades for talent ...
The department's inability to meet state-required staffing levels during daytime hours has landed it on probation. ...
Fire marshall: "He's a leader, he was a leader on the field and just his experiences with OSU and with the NFL, I think folks will listen to him." ...
The high school cadets would work 20 hours per week for two years as firefighter trainees to earn a chance to be fast-tracked onto FDNY ...
Some at Harlem recruiting table said it was the first time they'd considered joining FDNY, which is under a court order to diversify its overwhelmingly white and male ranks. ...
An unprecedented outpouring of volunteers has inundated both centers, far outpacing the few available staff to process and deploy qualified volunteers. ...





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