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Are you currently certified in CPR and First Aid?

1 Daycare Worker Interview Questions

By: Rachelle Enns

How to Answer

Most daycare positions require certification in CPR, First Aid, or both. It's wise for you to bring your current certification with you so that the hiring authority can take a copy of your valid documents and keep them for your candidate file. If your certifications are not up to date, at the very least, you should go into the interview with a plan in place.

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Answer example

"My CPR certification expired last week, but my First Aid is valid for another six months. There is a recertification course being offered next week, at the community college, and I am registered to attend. If you would like, you are more than welcome to take a copy of what I have, and I will send you my proof of recertification the moment I have it."

Answer example

"I recertified my CPR and First Aid just last month. I brought my certificates with me so that you could make a copy for my file. Are there any other certifications you like to see, in regards to health and safety?"

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Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is an executive head-hunter and job search expert. Utilized by top executives from Fortune 100 & 500 companies like Fitbit, Microsoft, General Electric, Nestle, and more, she helps professionals position themselves in a competitive marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume, a company that focuses on helping job seekers get their edge back. Renovate My Resume creates stand-out resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and professional summaries for new grads, all the way to corporate executives. Rachelle spends much of her time training career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers. She also holds interview workshops for students and interns, globally. For great tips and tricks, follow Rachelle on Instagram @_rachelle_e or @renovatemyresume.
First written on: 06/12/2013
Last modified on: 02/03/2019

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Are you currently certified in CPR and First Aid?
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I negotiate all the time with my own children when they are asking to embark on something new.
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I had to negotiate with my parents regarding a change in employment.
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In making a decision with a teacher that waited until the last minute to let us know about her child's doctors appointment it was decided by director or management who we put in the classroom to monitor them so they are not unattended and then another staff member is put in the classroom to ensure coverage. We strive to work as a team to negotiate the best solution.
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Everyday because I have three kids by my own.
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As a parent and a Teacher negotiating is a daily chore. I negotiate with my 7 year old daily about eating healthy meals, making good choices, or cleaning his room.
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