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Facts Really ARE Stubborn Things

12/16/2019

The United States and our American sensibilities are at an interesting point in time, considering apprenticeship.

We have written articles over the years about the history of apprenticeship, the changes to U.S.manufacturing in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and the "American" decision to eschew apprenticeship for mass production. It was easier and cheaper in the late nineteenth century to simply replace a man rather than spend time and money training him. If candidates stood fifty deep for any one factory job, just replace and move on.

It's one way of doing things. We did produce ...

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IEC Wire Off Event

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2020 Fourth Year Apprentice Wire Off Event

12/16/2019

Come compete with your fellow classmates in this year’s Wire Off Competition!

Prequalifications:

  1. Employed by an IEC Chesapeake member in good standing
  2. Completed an ...
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nlssentryvandalproof

Do You Need to Post a Sentry?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
12/12/2019

Our Associate Partners at Lighting Environments and NLS Lighting, LLC have just the Sentry for you.

"The Sentry is an outdoor vandal proof luminaire that ...

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Fall and Eaton Are Both in the Air!

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
11/8/2019

Perhaps the only change we can all say we embrace is Fall; the colors, the cooler air. Makes me want to paint a room...Eaton ...

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National Apprenticeship Week is upon us- November 12th through 18th...but what is it about?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/31/2018

National Apprenticeship Week is upon us- November 12th through 18th...but what is it about ...

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Oh Son...If Only You'd Become an Electrician!

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/29/2018

Jailbreak.

Have you registered? Over 50 people have.

If you're not lucky enough to ...

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Yep, We Have an AP for That... Eaton's Wiring Devices

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/29/2018

A recent release from Eaton of interest to us all:

Who doesn’t love Fall ...

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Honeywell fire [protection for First Responders

Yep, We Have an AP for That! Associate Partners, Life Safety Systems

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/24/2018

Associate Partners, Life Safety Systems- proud recipients of the Honeywell Distributor of the Year Award ...

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hitchcock psycho

May I See Your Journeyman's or Master's License Please?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/16/2018

JAILBREAK BREWERY in Laurel December 4th 4-6p.m.

TradeSource has generously sprung all of you ...

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RAB temporary LED worklight

Our Associate Partners at Phoenix Sales have sent us the latest and greatest from RAB; TEMP-LED. "The LED work light built to perform."

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/15/2018

Our Associate Partners at Phoenix Sales have sent us the latest and greatest from RAB ...

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Holiday Party

Make a Holiday Break for It 2018

10/10/2018

December 4th, 4-6pm

At Jailbreak Brewery

Come in from the cold for a cold One ...

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unsplash road

How Did You Get Here?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/8/2018

Tales from the long and winding road to a career in electrical- I'm always ...

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Wait-What? You Didn't Register??

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/8/2018

Oh noooooooo. Wait Listed for Jailbreak Brewery? You kinda deserve to get thrown in the ...

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Intermatic WP6000 and WP7000

Intermatic- All the Cool Kids Are Using This

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/8/2018

A YouTube is worth a thousand words...so to save you and me a little ...

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IECC Call for Nominations

It's Election Time - Cast Your Vote

10/5/2018

Dear Members:
In accordance with our Corporate Bylaws we have provided below the slate of ...

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Federated Insurance

How Life Insurance Can and Should Fit into Your Financial Plans

By Federated Insurance
10/5/2018

Life insurance is something that you, as a business owner, frequently hear about.

Everyone says ...

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We have an opening...going up.

We Have an Opening for a Work Force Development Coordinator

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/5/2018

IEC Chesapeake is looking for the right candidate to fill our Work Force Development Coordinator ...

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We Came, We Saw, We Drank...

We Came, We Saw, We Drank...

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, IEC Chesapeake
10/4/2018

Thank you Colerick Electrical Sales for sponsoring IEC Chesapeake's evening at Hysteria Brewing in ...

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