Top 12 tips to seach firefighter jobs

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  • 1.Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 1 of 15 Top 12 tips to search firefighter job Other useful materials for firefighter interview: 50 firefighter interview questions, 440 behavioral interview questions, 290 competency based interview questions, top 36 situational interview questions, 95 management interview questions and answers, 45 internship interview questions, 13 types of interview questions and how to face them.

2. Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 2 of 15 1.Have focus and do research to get there if needed Understand the types of jobs that would be fit for your skills and qualifications and interests and the settings and industries where you can find those jobs. Even if you are pursuing multiple options, keep your job search efforts targeted. If you are seeking any job, with any type of employer, doing anything, you will not be successful, because employers are seeking focus. 3. Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 3 of 15 2.Look for hidden vacancies Instead of advertising their available jobs, employers often look to fill vacancies by word-of-mouth, headhunting or simply by recruiting internally. Knowing how to get yourself in contention for these roles could give you a major boost when it comes to finding your next role. 4. Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 4 of 15 3.Don't put all your eggs in one basket = one type of job search method. If you limit your job search to just one method (e.g. just looking online on one web site; just looking at one organization, etc.), you will limit your options. Use a mix of methods and sources. 5. Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 5 of 15 4.Get employers to come to you Getting headhunted is no longer the preserve of employees in senior management. When you post your CV online, you are immediately putting your details within reach of thousands of employees may save you the trouble of searching through job adverts. 6. Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 6 of 15 5.Target the right companies Do you want to be a big fish in a small pond or would you rather have the safety of a large organization with job security and a clear career path? Knowing what you want allows you to narrow down your search and spend more time on applying for the roles you really want. 7. Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 7 of 15 6.No one job search method will reveal all of the jobs out there Not every kind of job or industry is represented in every job search method. For example there are many jobs you will not find through the On-Campus Interviewing Program, and there are many jobs you will not find posted on job boards online. And the vast majority of employers do not physically come to campus for fairs and other kinds of recruitment. 8. Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 8 of 15 7.Keep your spirits up As time passes, the rejections mount up and the budgets get tighter, it's easy to become disheartened. However, this is exactly the time when you need to dust yourself off and put in more hard work than ever. One of the main attributes of a successful job seeker is persistence. 9. Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 9 of 15 8.Don't Wait If you are laid-off, file for unemployment benefits right away. You will most likely be able to file online or by phone. Waiting could delay your benefits check. 10. Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 10 of 15 9.Get Help Utilize free or inexpensive services that provide career counseling and job search assistance such as college career offices, state Department of Labor offices or your local public library. Many libraries provide workshops, programs, classes, computers and printers you can use, and other resources to help you with your job search. Here's more on getting job search help at the library. 11. Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 11 of 15 10.Create Your Own Templates Have copies of your resume and cover letter ready to edit. That way you can change the content to match the requirements of the job you're applying for, but, the contact information and your opening and closing paragraphs won't need to be changed. Microsoft Word users can download free templates for resumes, cover letters and email messages which can be personalized for your own correspondence. 12. Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 12 of 15 11.Use Job Search Engines Search the job search engines. Use the job search engine sites to search the major job boards, company sites, associations, and other sites with job postings for you - fast. You will be able to search all the jobs posted online in one step. 13. Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 13 of 15 12.Network, network, network You can tap the hidden job market by developing a list of contacts through friends, family, former co-workers or alumni. Make it your goal to speak with five or six people each week for advice, helpful information and job leads. Always be polite and courteous, and be prepared to return the favour. Learn more about improving your networking skills. 14. Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 14 of 15 Useful job interview materials: Ebook Job hunting strategies: http://4career.net/download/JobHuntingStrategies http://4career.net/15-ways-to-search-new-job/ - 50 firefighter interview questions: http://firefightercareer123.com/50-firefighter- interview-questions - http://firefightercareer123.com/top-12-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews - http://firefightercareer123.com/13-types-of-interview-questions-and-how-to- sovle-them 15. Job search tips, application tips, interview questions free pdf download Page 15 of 15 Other job interview tips 1. Practice types of job interview such as screening interview, phone interview, second interview, situational interview, behavioral interview (competency based), technical interview, group interview 2. Send interview thank you letter to employers after finishing the job interview: first interview, follow-up interview, final interview. 3. If you want more interview questions for entry-level, internship, freshers, experienced candidates, you can ref free ebook: 75 interview questions and answers. 4. Prepare list of questions in order to ask the employer during job interview. 5. Job titles related: fire marshal, fire chief, fire inspector, fire watch, fire alarm technician, fire fighter, fire lieutenant, fire officer, fire investigator, deputy fire chief, assistant fire chief, fire engineer, fire technician 6.Note: This pdf file is available for free download.