First i want to say: sorry I haven't been around. Been havin' some economy issues. But hopefully things will start looking up. Missed the forum good to see old faces and new as well.
Second: So I applied to Chattanooga Fire Department and now I've made it to the interview process. I'm very excited and nervous, obviously. I didn't think I would make it that far. So I'll be proud no matter the out come.
My question to everyone is does anyone have any suggestions for the interview. How should I prepare? What should I wear? Have any ideas what they are lookin for? How nervous were u when u got ur interview? What mistakes did u make that I should look out for?
Anything will help. Thanks
(to the mods: I know this isn't where this thread belongs feel free to place it in the correct location. Thanks)
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Thread: Chattanooga Interview
07-01-2009, 09:49 PM #1
Chattanooga Interview"Courage is the resistance to fear, the mastery of fear, not the lack of fear." Mark Twain"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." Uknown
07-02-2009, 02:49 AM #2
You should defiantly use "u" instead of "you" when filling out your applications. Make sure the employer knows of your hipness within the internet community and reiterate it with short phrases like "ur" and "OMG im so ging 2 b thr ltr." I think you'll really impress them. Just my .06 cents. WTF du eye no thuh.Greater love has no man than to lay his life down for a friend.
07-02-2009, 07:40 AM #3
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Good luck on the interview, and for advice:
Just be Yourself, man!If you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)
"I may be slow, but my work is poor." Chief Dave Balding, MVFD
"Its not Rocket Science. Just use a LITTLE imagination." (Me)
Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!
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07-02-2009, 12:13 PM #4
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Question: How are you getting to the interview?
And the answer, of course...... By Choo-Choo!
I swear to God I crack myself up.Leroy140 Fairfield, CT Local 1426
07-02-2009, 12:27 PM #5
There is a lot of information around this and other boards that can help you. Please understand that all of us had to work hard to get where we are at can I refuse to just spoon feed you the answers that you should be doing the leg work for yourself.
Please so some searching, talk to people and some homework. The answers are out there, we (alteast me) will not just had the keys to you. Please break a sweat on your end.
First, in terms of the interview, let me ask you- Why should I hire you?
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07-02-2009, 12:29 PM #6
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My advice, dress neatly and conservatively, be yourself, speak clearly and concisely, Best of luck to you.
07-02-2009, 03:27 PM #7
I think a nice suit is always in order. Something conservative, respectful. Best of luck. Pete
07-02-2009, 09:26 PM #8
07-02-2009, 09:44 PM #9
Bou[/QUOTE]"Courage is the resistance to fear, the mastery of fear, not the lack of fear." Mark Twain"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." Uknown
07-03-2009, 01:46 AM #10
07-03-2009, 07:40 AM #11"Courage is the resistance to fear, the mastery of fear, not the lack of fear." Mark Twain"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." Uknown
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