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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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Hawkins Electric Service, Inc.

The Henri at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, Md., is the latest example of Hawkins Electric Service’s electrical construction prowess. From the depths of the two-level underground parking garage up to the building’s rooftop pool-arcade-fitness center, Hawkins Electric performed an array of services for 12 stories of multi-family residential units and associated amenities. Services included installation of switchboards, branch circuitry in all residential units, all interior work, mechanical systems, electronic lighting controls, circuit transformer cabinet for Pepco metering and risers for electrical rooms.

HAWKINS ELECTRIC SERVICE LIGHTS UP NEWEST PIKE & ROSE ADDITION

5/24/2018

Century-old regional electrical contractor helps transform aging, outdated strip mall in North Bethesda into a ...

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Hawkins Electric Earns Media Coverage for its 100 Years in Service

5/15/2018
CTV News interviews Todd Shatzer and Eric Shatzer of Hawkins Electric. See the full story ...
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Make the Most of Your Investment in Key Employees

5/13/2018

Many business owners train and mentor employees for the long term, only to have them ...

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Maryland Apprenticeship Ambassador Program

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