I am tired of hearing contractors say they can’t find any good or trained help. When all they do is complain about their problems, they’ve decided to be negative and not develop positive solutions to their problems. I get calls and emails all the time from contractors asking how to find help. When people don’t apply, you can’t hire them. And when you don’t take out a help wanted ad, they won’t apply. And “yes,” it costs money and a proactive plan to recruit good people to work for your company!
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There is no better feeling than that of independence. Having the knowledge is having the power to be independent. IECCon is truly the place to get and keep that feeling. So come get connected and make some new lifelong friends at our biggest event of the year!
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On Sept. 7, 2017, IEC National President Bruce Seilhammer testified before the House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access at a hearing titled, "Examining the Small Business Labor Market..."
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We are looking forward to joining you soon at IECCon17, October 25-28, in Phoenix, AZ, celebrating the 60th anniversary of IEC...
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Last week, a federal judge Texas struck down the Obama-era overtime rule...
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IEC submitted comments in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s notice of proposed rulemaking to rescind the Obama administration’s persuader rule...
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On September 7, IEC National President Bruce Seilhammer testified before the House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access at a hearing titled, “Examining the Small Business Labor Market...”
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As an increasing number of owners and jurisdictions adopt or specify local, state, or international codes or standards in support of green building options, strategies to cost effectively conform become increasingly vital for your organization. From the standpoint of a building’s or facility’s total life-cycle cost and impact, sustainable, green, or living building design and construction can prove to be a viable option for lower total cost of ownership.
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As an electrical contractor, technological advances have led to additional opportunities and challenges. We have all seen how they can affect an increase in productivity in the field and in the office, and I’m sure we all can relate to some of the headaches associated with these same changes.
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IEC’s Instructor Conference – on hiatus for nearly 10 years – experienced a resurrection last month. More than 90 instructors were in attendance representing 21 chapters for the two-day conference, which was held July 21–22 at the Eaton Experience Center in Houston, TX. The entire event was sponsored by American Technical Publishers (ATP) and Eaton Corporation.
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