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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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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

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

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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Spring April Offer

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Sprint's April Offer

4/7/2017
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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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Tech Tour 2017

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Rexel Tech Tour 2017

4/7/2017

Rexel is holding its inaugural Tech Tour 2017 event in Linthicum, MD.

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What Pin the Tail on the Donkey Can Teach You About Creating a Great Tagline

4/3/2017

Remember playing Pin the Tail on the Donkey when you were a kid? You were ...

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IDEAL National Championship Wants You for Elite Electricians Competition

4/3/2017

IDEAL Electrical Searches for America’s Finest, Offers Opportunity to Showcase Talent, Win Cash Prizes ...

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Executive Benefits-Funding Retirement and Redemptions

By Early, Cassidy & Schilling, LLC
4/3/2017

I work with a good number of multiple partner firms. One thing we always discuss ...

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What Can a Risk Management Culture Save You?

By Federated Insurance
4/3/2017

Have you ever met a business owner who didn’t want to save money? Yet ...

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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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