Author: Shawn Cooligan; Manser
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.
Ten Step Process provides you with an easy-to-follow roadmap to success with the fire department entrance interview
Insight is provided on the interview panel, how the interview is set up, what the panel is seeking, and why certain questions are asked to help you prepare a professional presentation
Worksheets and exercises within the book help develop your skills in answering even the most challenging interview questions
Coaches you on what will be expected and how to avoid the mistakes of others
A mock interview exercise helps build interviewing confidence