There’s been plenty to tweet about lately regarding recruitment and retention in the fire service. Some of the info shared is good news and some is bad news, regardless, it all contains lessons we can learn from. Sometimes there’s so ...Read More »
We’ve been waiting for you!
“We have been waiting for you!” — That’s the theme of the recruitment campaign promoted by the Depew Fire Department here in Erie County NY. Their banner at one of the busiest intersections in Western New York caught my eye ...Read More »
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Young Blood: Newton Abbott Captain Josh Taylor at a recent fire in Orchard Park NY. ©2011 FireRECRUITER.com Subscribe to FireRECRUITER.com before August 15, 2011 and we will email you “Tiger’s Top 10 Commandments for Recruitment and Retention” and the “Official Recruiter’s Cheat ...Read More »
Satisfied with Success
I recently received this email from a fire department who found the resources at FireRECRUITER.com to be helpful to them in their recruitment and retention efforts. Perhaps it will inspire others to make a go of it and invest the ...Read More »
Got Cash for College?
A college education is one of the greatest gifts and rewards we can ever offer a volunteer firefighter. Giving them the opportunity to earn a college degree makes them more employable. Making them more employable offers them the opportunity to secure ...Read More »
Funk or Junk? Rockland’s Bravest
The FireRECRUITER’s helmet is off to my good friend and fellow recruiter Frank Hutton and Rockland County’s Creative Approach to the Fire Service Committee for putting forth a great effort in addressing recruitment and retention in their region. With the help ...Read More »
Stay Tuned for Tweets!
This is just a friendly reminder that if you’re not following the FireRECRUITER on Twitter or Facebook, you could be missing out on a lot. While every article or reference we come across doesn’t necessarily deserve its own blog here on FireRECRUITER.com, we ...Read More »
Symposium Brings Hot Firehouse Topics Together
Leadership, motivation, attitudes, safety, mentorship, negativity, recruitment, retention — sound like anything that might need addressing in your firehouse? Then this leadership symposium is for you! This two-day seminar brings together some of the hottest firehouse topics from some of the fire ...Read More »
FireRECRUITER Goes to Indy
Tiger Schmittendorf, aka the “FireRECRUITER” will be going back to Indianapolis later this month to present at FDIC – the Fire Department Instructors Conference – the largest gathering of firefighters in the world. He’ll be presenting “Understanding and Motivating Today’s ...Read More »
Syosset Seeing Success
I came across this great story while scouring the web for recruitment success stories and was not surprised to see that this department was having success in bolstering their ranks. According to this news story on their web site, the Syosset ...Read More »