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It’s a Sin to Kill an Event Scout…

Atticus Finch is right. He’s always right. Now that we are starting to put 2020 in our rearview mirror (and seriously can we drive fast enough away from it?) I want to remind you that our 2021 Events are being planned and will be open very soon for sponsorship and...

Spending More Time Outdoors?

I know we are… a LOT more. Admittedly, it’s easier to do Fall and Winter outside in Houston, but the rules are the same everywhere when it comes to outdoor outlets. Intermatic WP covers in use outdoors/patio outdoor kitchen Are you protected correctly? If...

Is It a Career or a Job?

Defining the words career and job can lead to interesting conversation- and not just among younger people. You could be in your thirties, working at a job you never intended to make a career out of, but find yourself treading water. Indeed’s website smartly includes...

One Size Does NOT Fit All

pic schooldeskselpasotimes No one in my house ever starved, but I am not a great cook. I’m a “decent home cook”. Never the less, I am obsessed with Great British Baking Competition and The Final Table. Both are on Netflix. Yes, I always learn a little something but...

WFD (Workforce Development) at IECC

When you say “pathway” an electrician thinks CIRCUIT. A circuit must be completed in order to deliver power- and that’s exactly how IECC feels about education and career opportunities. pic premierconstructionnews We offer a number of Career Circuits...

Remote is a Complicated Word

nodi mathisen unsplash CreativeCollective AU I work remotely, full time. When I was in electrical distribution, as a lighting designer, I worked remote three to four days a week and went into the Washington office one or two days a week. A lot of my working day took...

IEC Convention Expo 2020

Powering Your Future From the Safety of Your Home 2020 has been a tough year for all of us, but as we approach Fall, IEC has something planned that offers the camaraderie and excitement you’ve been missing. Are you ready for something truly special? IEC is excited to...

Pivot or Get Bitten?

Not sure if your job is coming back? Have you been laid off, or your place of business has closed? Millions will answer Yes to one of these questions; is it time for you to consider a hard pivot? Most people think of apprentices as being between nineteen and twenty...

So…You’ve Decided to Take the Corner

aqha barrel racing Do it! Make the turn! PIVOT! Since 2013 IECC has offered a fully accredited, four year, Online Electrical Training Program. We are not responding to a pandemic- we already existed as a RESOURCE. If you have concerns about in person schooling this...