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Yep, We Have an AP for That! Associate Partners at simPro

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/21/2019

Our Associate Partners at simPro have laid out some important guidelines for choosing business software.

Choices are tricky; we all have to make them and some of those decisions are outside of our lanes. When you purchase a home, a car, a dishwasher, or a laptop, chances are you are doing some research and reading some reviews. Most of us want to make a purchase once and for the right reasons.

Field software is certainly no different. It's a big decision and an individual decision. Our Partner members at simPro suggest:

"1. Do your research

The software you choose ...

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Can UV Light Save Lives?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/16/2019

Yes, 

From our Associate Partners at Lighting Environments comes an exciting product announcement: PURO Lighting is a technology making UV affordable and available for large ...

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It’s a part of your Associate Partner Membership

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/13/2019

What happens when your Sales Team or manufacturer marketing division includes IECC in their announcements?

I review them, search for pertinent images, blog or post ...

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Warning! This is an OP/ED

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/9/2019

I  represent and promote electrical apprenticeship for one of the largest programs in IEC (Independent Electrical Contractors), the Chesapeake chapter.

I have worked with electricians ...

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There Are a Lot of Reasons to Like Legrand

4/17/2017

We love them at IEC Chesapeake because they are an active and supportive Associate Partner ...

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Apprenticeship Forward Conference

By Grant Shmelzer, Executive Director, IEC Chesapeake
4/17/2017

I am pleased to announce that I have been asked to speak at and participate ...

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CPR/AED & First Aid Certification

4/13/2017

This course teaches CPR, First Aid and AED use. This is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led ...

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Belly Up To This Link

By Jenny Boone
4/11/2017

Stop. You had me at craft brewery. https://bestthingsmd.com/breweries/

All the cool kids ...

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April: Your Apprenticeship Moment of Zen

By Grant Shmelzer, Executive Director, IEC Chesapeake
4/11/2017

So how far back does the concept of apprenticeship go?

As it turns out- waaaaay ...

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Casting Call: This Old House

4/7/2017

Want to be an apprentice with This Old House TV?

Apply to Generation NEXT for ...

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Take Alt/Delete/Control of Your Life

By Grant Shmelzer, Executive Director, IEC Chesapeake
4/5/2017

I’m guilty. You’re guilty. We all get a heapin’ helpin’ of guilty when ...

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You Smarty You

By Grant Shmelzer
4/3/2017

Our Associate Partners at Biben Sales have given us a “heads up” on Decora Smart- ...

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