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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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February Tech Tip: Understanding Electronic Ballasts and LED Drivers and Their Impact on Photo Controls

2/9/2017

What are Electronic Ballasts?

Ballasts limit the amount of current from supply line voltage, while ...

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Your Moment of Apprenticeship ZEN

2/7/2017

A little history is fun.

To this end- history and fun- I am going to ...

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Sprint's February Offer

2/5/2017

Switch to Sprint and get unlimited data, talk and text and get two lines for ...

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Good Reasons to Have a Drug-and-Alcohol-Free Workplace Program

2/5/2017

In its simplest form, managed care describes a variety of techniques that, when properly deployed ...

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Executive Planning - Why Should I Ever Retire?

2/5/2017

I have a client who works in Government Relations. His appetite for his work is ...

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Prevailing Wage Survey Workshop

2/5/2017

The Maryland Department of Labor’s Division of Labor and Industry is pleased to offer ...

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Websites: The New Battleground for Electricians to Build & Maintain Business

Dina Wasmer, Incite Creative
2/5/2017

You might be thinking, “Why do I need a website? Word of mouth works fine ...

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