My helmet is off to the folks in the Syosset NY Fire Department for recognizing 40+ aged recruits as a viable part of the solutions to our recruitment and retention challenges.
Joining later in life is becoming more the norm
The approach and image of the volunteer fire service portrayed in this article is in sharp contrast to the news articles I highlighted in “Is This Our Best Approach?”
In fact, I came across a similar article today that raises the exact same question:
I think we can do better. Let me know what you think.
Read the whole story at FireRECRUITER.com.