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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
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 Goldfeder's message to probies
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Articles
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 ...
The interim fire chief says the process was in place before he took over and that it is 'wholly unacceptable.' ...
The department will be awarded $830,792 for recruitment and retention of firefighters ...
They were able to utilize grant funds to send volunteers to a driver/operator course to become trained to specifically operate water tenders freeing up line firefighters to fight ...
Although extreme, this 'firefighter hazing' should gives all reason to pause and examine how we bring recruits into the fire service culture. ...
Addressing these five broad issues should be a high priority for the volunteer fire service in the coming year ...
In the video, there's a moment when a senior soldier kicks a new recruit in the stomach ...
Follow these 20 guidelines from day-one to lay the foundation of a long and successful firefighting career. ...
Here are eight serious and one not-so-serious changes readers would like to make to CPAT-style tests. ...





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