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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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Federated Insurance

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's in a Name?

3/20/2017

Did you ever wonder where the terms Journeyman and Master come from?

The dictionary describes ...

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Sabi "Doc" Kumar is a surgeon and state representative from District 66, Robertson County

Marijuana - 11 Myths

Sabi Kumar, Red Planet Substance Abuse Testing
3/20/2017

Marijuana has medical value in certain conditions. Benefits for many more conditions are claimed, but ...

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Northeast Regional Meeting & Program

3/17/2017
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What Does Your Company Logo Say About Your Brand?

3/8/2017

“Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room ...

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IDEAL Bi Metal Hole Saw

New From IDEALĀ® Bi-Metal Hole Saws

3/8/2017
  • Constructed from M42 high speed steel with 8% premium cobalt content
  • Rigid solid steel back ...
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Carlon Orange

CarlonĀ® Orange Structured Cable Management System Makes Installations Quicker, Cable Replacement Easier

3/8/2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 22, 2017 – The Carlon® Orange Structured Cable Management System (SCMS) from Thomas ...

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CADDY Telescoping Strut Replacement

3/8/2017
 

The CADDY Telescoping Strut Replacement is an innovative, tool-free alternative to standard strut. The TSR1220 ...

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Federated

We dropped under 50 employees, does FMLA still apply?

By Federated Insurance
3/8/2017

Question: Our company recently made some changes, and we no longer have more than 50 ...

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SEE, Inc. 4th Annual Safety Fest

3/8/2017

Please be our guest...at the upcoming SEE, Inc Safety~Fest 2017.   

This is going ...

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March Tech Tip: Use Your Smart Phone Smarts

3/1/2017

We have had Associate Partners in banking and in legal speak to our apprentices about ...

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Maryland Apprenticeship Ambassador Program

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