xii, 109 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
1. Why Choose a Career as a First Responder
2. Forming a Career Plan
3. Pursuing the Education Path
4. Writing Your Résumé and Interviewing
Welcome to the first responders field! It you are interested in a career as a first responder, you've come to the right book. So what exactly do these people do on the job, day in and day out? What kind of skills and educational background do you need to succeed in these fields? How much can you expect to make, and what are the pros and cons of these various fields? Is this even the right career path for you? How do you avoid burnout and deal with stress? This book can help you answer these questions and more. 'First Responders: A Practical Career Guide', which includes interviews with professionals in the field, covers four main areas that have proven to be stable, lucrative, and growing professions.