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Recruitment and Retention Articles


Recruitment and Retention


Links
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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Videos
Volunteer firefighter shortage plagues Idaho towns Viral video shows soldiers beating new firefighter recruits Profiles in Bravery: Firefighter Alexander Martinez Columbus Division of Fire: Probie's first day Columbus Division of Fire: Meet the recruits
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Articles
The hiring process was halted recently because of nepotism and mismanagement ...
From the newest recruit to the oldest officer, different firefighters bring a different outlook to the job; some of that is based on when they were born. ...
The state needs 3,000 to 4,000 more people to fully staff volunteer fire departments ...
Newly appointed Chief Ralph Terrazas pushed up the hiring deadline to fill vacancies and reduce response times ...
The last class was criticized because of a high number of recruits hired who had relatives already in LAFD ...
It is counterintuitive that fire departments would have a recruiting problem now, yet we do; here are ways to attract the best candidates. ...
The grant is specifically earmarked for the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters ...
The money will pay for firefighting gear as well as station gear and required physicals for about 25 volunteers each year ...
Changing the name of volunteer firefighters would better reflect the fire service mission and reduce rivalry. ...
At times the generation gap in the fire service can seem as wide as the Grand Canyon, here's a look at why it is so wide and how to narrow it. ...
The association is also pushing for expanded cancer coverage for sick volunteer firefighters ...
Show a recruit class the department's best instructor from day one to lay the right firefighter foundation. ...
What personal characteristics are most important for success as a firefighter? Integrity, dedication and tolerance all made the list. You may be surprised at what didn't. ...
"They made me feel like a sister. There were times of congeniality, but towards the end these are my brothers, it was just like family," firefighter Shree Bostick said ...
Mayor Eric Garcetti scrapped what he described as a "fatally flawed" hiring program amid concerns about mismanagement and nepotism ...
All of these questions would be asked as "What would you do, If__" (WWYD) questions. ...
As the time required for firefighter training has increased, the amount of time part-time and volunteer firefighters commit has decreased ...
The department needs to analyze and revamp hiring to avoid lawsuits and hire the best firefighters. ...
For me the firefighter interview process was a lot like my golf game, inconsistent and frustrating. Here's how I fixed that. ...
Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti suspended the city's firefighter recruitment program Thursday amid concerns about mismanagement and ...





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