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Oral Board Preparation

July 10, 2012

Dealing with oral boards is a fact of life. One of your main objectives is finding a way to distinguish yourself from the other candidates. Like everything else in law enforcement, preparation is the key to your success.

How a Regional Hiring Consortium Works

March 5, 2012
A police hiring consortium affords opportunities for the applicant as well as the department. They're more popular in certain states, so if you have these in your area or location of interest, utilize them to the fullest.

How To Dress for Success

September 28, 2011
When you have a court appearance or a job interview, your image should project that you are trustworthy, honest, hardworking, and highly competent. Read our primer on how to approach wearing a suit, blouse, shoes, jewelry, makeup, and hairstyle.

A Few More Job Interview Tips

May 23, 2011
The job market is competitive, and this seems to be the question of the day. If you really want the job, a little practice and planning might get you over this hurdle. Exhale, calm down and follow these tips.

Interview Failures and Faults

October 14, 2010
Show the energy and drive you have to become their officer selection. Interview boards don't understand the "I will give you an honest day's work for an honest day's pay" work ethic. They want energy, motivation and somebody who is clamoring for the position.

Be the Best Job Candidate

April 20, 2010
Don't lose heart. Finding a way to stand out and rise to the top is the real goal.

Oral Interview Tips

March 18, 2010
Once you find some questions, practice them in front of someone and make sure to do it aloud. Sitting in your room whispering them will not cut it.

Take Charge of Your LE Job Search

August 31, 2009
Because the market is so competitive, you must try harder and give your best at all times. Treat every application as the most important document you've ever filled out. Slight mistakes, omissions, or sloppiness can result in elimination.

Alabama Man Admitted Sex Crimes During Police Interview

August 14, 2009
A 21-year-old man who admitted to possessing child pornography and having sex with an underage girl during a job interview with Montgomery police has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, AL.com reports.

Personality Testing

February 1, 2004

It also means that I've stopped trying to tell the interviewing person what I think he or she wants to hear. Instead, I try to listen to what they have to say and respond with a genuine statement of how I would approach the job.

Preparing For the Oral Interview

January 1, 2001

There is nothing more important or critical to an officer's success in a promotional oral interview than his or her ability to communicate.  Even preparation and overall experience are of less importance.

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