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by FireHR
Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Accreditation, College, Courses, and Testing
Topic: 2018 NFPA 1001 Professional Qualification Standard - Prerequsite Courses
Replies: 0
Views: 2980

2018 NFPA 1001 Professional Qualification Standard - Prerequsite Courses

Hi Everyone, Ive been engaged in several conversations and received dozens of emails regarding to the next NFPA 1001 Professional Qualification Standard that will be released very soon. I did have an opportunity to attend a NFPA Training Expo in Chicago for hiring purposes and from all the literatur...
by FireHR
Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:03 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: if you failed an interview, can you still get another interview with the same city?
Replies: 6
Views: 2575

DC 1987 is absolutely right. Having sat through over a thousand interviews myself, I can tell you it is very important to not only try to score points while answering a question but to be sincere. Speak like you are having an actual conversation (because in fact you are.) The STAR method is an excel...
by FireHR
Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:04 am
Forum: Scenarios
Topic: interview questions
Replies: 4
Views: 15031

Great thread guys, I just wanted to add some info to the question being asked. PNEFD is correct, you will most likely encounter technical, behavioral and situational questions, depending on how many interviews the Municipality has for the position. I.e Toronto uses one interview only and has for the...
by FireHR
Mon Jun 27, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: NFPA compliant certificates
Replies: 4
Views: 6554

NFPA Certifications

Hi Everyone, I thought I'd add my 2 cents to this interesting conversation in regards to IFSAC and ProBoard Certifications. The AHJ (OFMEM) recently addressed the NFPA Grandfathering Process for Fire Services across Ontario and the NFPA Certifcation Process at the June 2016 OMFPOA Conference. I have...
by FireHR
Fri Apr 08, 2016 9:32 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: interview questions and how you would answer
Replies: 4
Views: 3198

Here are a few tips that might help: When answers the questions, answers as if you were actually in this situation and tell the Interview Panel what you would do as if you were telling a story rather than trying to remember S.T.A.R or what they want to hear. This will allow you to sound sincere when...
by FireHR
Fri Apr 08, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: Resume and cover letter HELP!
Replies: 14
Views: 5106

Oakville REcruitment

Hi Everyone, Just a reminder regarding some of the current recruitment that are currently open: i.e Markham and Oakville, Ontario. In the past week I have reviewed a dozen or so clients resumes and most are missing some key information. 1.) As far as resume content: Always read the Minimum Qualifica...
by FireHR
Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Toronto 2016
Replies: 478
Views: 109613

Hi Everyone, Firstly, Thank you everyone for the kind words about my firefighter resume service. Firstly I am not here to advertise, I want to help out as I have had 100+ emails and reviewed dozens of cover letters and resumes in the past week regarding the Toronto Firefighter Recruitment Applicatio...
by FireHR
Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:43 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: Resume and cover letter HELP!
Replies: 14
Views: 5106

Toronto Fire Applications

Hi Everyone, Firstly, Thank you everyone for the kind words about my firefighter resume service. Firstly I am not here to advertise, I have had 100+ emails and reviewed dozens of cover letters and resumes in the past week regarding the Toronto Firefighter Recruitment Application Requirements and I j...