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    Smile Received my career badge!

    I am a volunteer FF-EMT with a combination department. This past Saturday I tested for a paid position. The written test consisted of 100 questions of fire 1 and 2, hazmat,and IMS material. We then had seven stations of hands on practicals, two of those being oral boards. I nailed both interviews. I would like to say thanks to Capt. Bob, although I did not purchase his book I read his website and articles and "PRACTICED." I strongly recommend the same to anyone seeking "THE BADGE." I was told after the interviews that it was apparent that I was prepared and it showed in my ability to answer their questions. Good luck to all and never give up on your dreams!

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    congrats,great for you!!!!
    "sauver ou périr"

    "courage et dévouement"

    2 french mottoes in french fire service.

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    Default Bravo!

    Welcome to the fire service. As you pointed out the important thing here is you learned how to take a firefighter interview.

    Congrats on the success in gaining your badge!

    Thank you for the kind words.


    To help you get started in the academy and as a new rookie here are a couple of Secrets to be read:

    http://www.eatstress.com/academy.htm

    http://www.eatstress.com/new.htm
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    Congrats! I also was recently hired. I nailed the interviews and they decided to give me an opportunity. Thank God for second chances!

    Congrats and remember, You Have The Best Job In The World!!!

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    Thumbs up Thank you to Captain Bob and his son Rob

    A tip of the hat to Captain Bob & Rob.


    Earlier this year I had call to order some of Captain Bob's material and received some coaching from his son Rob. Like so many calls they have heard before my was no different I waited to late to get help in the most important area the oral.This was my first fire interview and it was in just a few weeks, Captain Bob emailed his material that night and past on Rob's contact numbers to set-up a mock oral.I didn't receive that job,however I was going to be ready for the next time, and now I had all the material I needed to get the job and wasted no time and got to work with my tape recorder.Months went on and I was DAILED !!! I was ready!!!.A call came in from a different department, and boy did everything happen fast!!. Again my oral was in one week, this time no problem, I was ready months ago for the first time I was excited not nervous. One week after the oral I had a medical and three days later I got the call, I had just got my dream job.

    My kids,my wife,my family are very proud of what I have accomplish,and there isn't a prouder 41 year old to said he is a Fire Fighter, this job has changed my life and Captain Bob and his son Rob have helped.

    I cannot thank them enough!!

    PS spend as much or more effort and time on your oral as you do preparing for tests and fitness

    Randy Simpson (Whitby Firefighter,Canada)

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