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The Tale of the Dreaded Grey Head…

…or “What I Saw On Teams”. Yes, a horror story playing itself out all over the world, and a weird epidemic for which there is a simple cure. unsplash sweet New School needs to meet Old School. On this single strategy Old School has it right. When it comes to client...

It’s Always Better To Grow Your Own…

Before your mind goes down a recreational path, let’s talk about apprentices. I often encounter employers that prefer to hire more experienced apprentices, those that have been through 2 or 3 years of training and instruction, hoping their investment is less and the...

Seeking Education Coordinator

Please send your resume and cover letter of interest with salary requirement to: [email protected]. Job Description Summary: The Education Coordinator will increase the level of professionalism of the IEC Chesapeake apprenticeship program. Management of daily...

Politicians and The Trades

unsplash image blueprint I recently heard a Governor speaking about his support for the Trades, apprenticeships, and people who “work with their hands”. It bothered me. In fact, it stuck with me, for weeks now. Why? Because I have worked with electricians...

IECC Women In Construction

Featuring Tanika Walker Thomas- pictured below at work. Wife, mother, and electrician. In Her Own Words… “My name is Tanika Walker-Thomas. I have been in the trade for eleven years. I am a wife and mother of two. I started out learning the electrical trade...
A Cautionary Tale…and I Wrote It Myself

A Cautionary Tale…and I Wrote It Myself

It’s all over the news- ChatGPT-the chat bot designed to “interact in a conversational way…answer follow up questions, admit it’s mistakes, challenge incorrect premises, and reject inappropriate requests”. * I believe its intent is for the good, not bad, and I believe...