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Rick Michelson's Blog – May 2012 Archive (2)

Scenario's for Supervisors/Managers

I'd like to offer some sample scenarios that we've used for some of our assessment center/interview/presentation/oral history/oral resume, etc. courses. I'll have some up soon.  Feel free to post some of your experiences (real or scenarios) that would be a good example of a challenge you may face as a Fire Lt., Captain, B/C, D/C. From initial size-ups to an after action critique and presentation on the event to a community event or a command officers meeting, your daily experiences are…

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Added by Rick Michelson on May 18, 2012 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Getting back on track... preparing for yourself or for the agency?

The real issue for most agencies may be  that there really isn't an attitude or "philosophy" of "development" vs "testing."

If I could have a magic wand, I would create a pipeline to identify, select and groom future leaders... just like you sort of do with those who want to go into a specialty or technological mastery, but we don't do it for leadership. 

I'll try to be better about being here on line.... and would hope you can add some stories, scenarios, success stories or...…

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Added by Rick Michelson on May 18, 2012 at 5:57pm — No Comments

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