fire service selection

Think your Fire Service can’t afford the CPG? You might be wrong

It’s easy to focus on what the costs would be to the Service of using an external provider such as VCA to run promotions processes, but what about the costs of not doing so, particularly in light of continued scrutiny of FRS fairness, ethics and effectiveness?

Think your Fire Service can’t afford the CPG? You might be wrong2024-02-14T10:22:53+00:00

Career Progression Skills Workshops

What happens if certain individuals aren’t managing the assessment exercise well? What if they aren’t demonstrating the behaviours effectively, not because these aren’t the approaches they usually apply in the workplace, but because they aren’t using the opportunity provided in the CPG to present evidence in a way which demonstrates their full potential?

Career Progression Skills Workshops2024-01-31T13:02:41+00:00

Fire & Rescue Service Review of 2023 from VCA’s perspective

At VCA we are in the privileged position of having been closely involved with the FRS across the UK for over 20 years, whilst remaining impartial and independent. Here is our perspective on this year from the work we have been engaged in.

Fire & Rescue Service Review of 2023 from VCA’s perspective2023-12-21T09:17:08+00:00

What 2 weeks of delivering Fire Service feedback sessions has taught me

Every once in a while I deliver video feedback sessions; its great way to ‘keep my hand in’ and gives me useful insights into how candidates are finding the CPG and what I can do to further support behavioural development, and ultimately progress positive culture change.

What 2 weeks of delivering Fire Service feedback sessions has taught me2023-10-24T11:59:15+00:00
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