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Is Your Path an Adventure- Or Forced March?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
11/4/2019

IEC Chesapeake has blogged about the history of apprenticeship, traditions in the U.S. and Europe, and about the notion that pathways to education should be seen as pathways; an adventure, not a forced march.

A recent Forbes article by Jack Kelly (Senior Contributor, October 3rd), “Why Some Say College is No Longer the Sure Path to Success”, raises a number of important points. Perhaps one of the most compelling is that Americans encourage 17 and 18 year old's to take on huge college or university debts when, on the other hand, we deem them underage to drink or ...

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Milwaukee Announces MX FUEL Equipment System

11/1/2019

Milwaukee is excited to announce the launch of its new MX FUEL Equipment System! 

MX FUEL™ Equipment System revolutionizes the light equipment market by delivering ...

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Webinar: Marijuana in the Workplace

11/1/2019

Employers are increasingly perplexed about how to avoid mistakes in confronting the use of marijuana by employees, on and off the clock.  

In this webinar ...

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Workplace Violence

10/12/2019

Violence in the workplace has gained extra attention in the media lately.

Shootings at large retail centers, medical professionals attacked by patients — high-profile occurrences such ...

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What Does an Apprentice Look Like?

7/7/2016

Close your eyes for a moment- just a few seconds. Picture for me, in your ...

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Chief Operating Officer, Derek Coen of Atlantic Electric Supply, Featured in National Trade Magazine

7/7/2016

Derek Coen of Atlantic Electric Supply an electrical distributor is featured in the The Electric ...

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Dozens of Well-Wishers Celebrate at Trunnell Electric's 80th Anniversary Open House

7/7/2016

ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND (May 25, 2016) – The founders of Trunnell Electric would have been proud to ...

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JMC Steel Group Changes Name to Zekelman Industries Inc.

7/7/2016

CHICAGO, Ill. (June 6, 2016) — JMC Steel Group has announced that it is changing its ...

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Risk Management That Measures Up

7/7/2016

We live in a measurement-focused society: how many; how far; how fast; how much more ...

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Sprint July Offer

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Sprint's July Offer to IEC Chesapeake

7/1/2016
Maryland Apprenticeship Ambassador Program

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