As we all know, fire service is one of the most competitive fields and candidates who undergoes in an interview in such field struggle to have a good and lasting first impression. Below are some strategies and guidelines to help you prepare for an interview to become a firefighter. The most desirable thing that you can wear on the day of your interview is your confidence. If you are nervous, the more you try to hide it, the more it becomes obvious. So before going into the office, breathe in and breathe out. Always remember that believing in yourself is a great factor and you also have to keep in mind that you are now one step closer to your dream, you don’t want to miss this opportunity do you? You have to be mentally ready for this event, just try to practice or imagine yourself answering their questions. One of the most important things that you should always remember is that, you have you believe that you are the best candidate, how could they even believe in you if you don’t believe in yourself? When applying for a position in an institution, it is important that you know the background of the said institution. It would be useless if you have been preparing for the complex questions but when it comes to the background of the company that you are applying, you have zero idea. So before you dive into an interview, make sure that you know a handful of information about the company, find out how they work and you will never regret that you did some little homework. Dress to impress, but of course, you don’t have to buy expensive clothes for this. Just make sure that you look tidy. The first thing that any interviewer will look at is your appearance, so going formal is not a bad idea at all. So before going out of the house, look at yourself in the mirror and ask yourself of you look like a person now minus the 5 inch long beard. You also have to impress the interviewers not just by the way you look but also by the way you interact with them. Be courteous every step of the way, try to impress them by showing enthusiasm and by thanking them for the great opportunity given to you. During the interview take a few deep breaths and try to relax. For sure you aren’t feeling so well now especially that this interview could make or break your dreams. So before answering the questions, try to think about the words that you are going to spill out. Think before you answer any question being thrown at you and a concise and relevant answer ids a big plus. Maintain a good eye contact with the interviewer and try not to ramble.