IEC ED Niel Dawson Update – November 20th
First of all, let’s make a clear distinction between the two.
Passion is when you’re excited to see a new episode of your favorite show.
Passion is when you’re getting goosebumps listening to a song.
Passion is when you’re doing things for the sake of doing them.
Purpose is the opposite of that.
Purpose is when you’re *not* eating that box of doughnuts because you want to look good after the pandemic is over.
Purpose is when you’re so anxious you’re going to be sick, but you still get on that decisive video call.
Purpose is when you’re doing things you sincerely hate — because you have a good reason to. More info.
2020 IEC Sporting Clay Shoot is a Success
See Pictures Here
IEC Atlanta hosted its 2020 Sporting Clay Shoot at the Cherokee Rose Gun Club in Griffin, Georgia on Friday November 13th. There was a record number of 60 shooters making 30 teams converged on the rolling terrain at Cherokee Rose.
Warm-ups started at 9am and by 10am the tournament began, and shooters unleashed any frustrations of today’s challenges on the array of clays flying before them. It’s the perfect release and opportunity to enjoy the surroundings and the like company of IEC Contractor and Partner members.
Congratulations to our Sporting Clay Shoot winners;
1st Place- Team 14– Lighting Associates, Inc. scoring 305…more info.
Time for the 2021 Resource Directory Update
Thank you to those of you that responded to the Resource Directory Update. Contact Marie.Thornton@iecatlantaga.org with any last minute updates by November 23rd.
IEC’s Workforce Development Coordinator, Delast Muhammad organized 2020’s final Career Fair for IEC Atlanta/Georgia Chapters. 26 applicants were onsite to be interviewed by IEC contractors from Putzel, 5 Points Electrical, Metropower, Masters Generator and Techno. 6 applicants were hired on the spot.
Private recruitment opportunities are available if your organization prefers recruitment focused on your company’s needs. Delast Muhammad organizes interviews just for the positions needed. Reach out to her at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your sessions.
Recruitment is at the top of the list for IEC contractors. IEC works for you to assist with the resources needed. More career fairs are scheduled for 2021. The schedule will be coming out soon!
Today is the last day to register for Mid Year class starting the week of January 11th. Have your workers complete the application online today! Apprenticeship Application
Georgia Chapter lunch and learns came to a close on November 6th. Luncheon events started in Columbus, Georgia on October 2nd and went on to Macon, then Augusta and finally Savannah, Georgia.
The topic was the Top 10 Code Changes for NEC 2020. There were close to 70 contractors, partners and guests in attendance throughout the Georgia Lunch and Learn Sessions.
IEC will continue to update its members and the industry on changes that impact the electrical field.
The company said it planned to apply for emergency approval from the Food and Drug Administration “within days.”
The drug maker Pfizer said on Wednesday that its coronavirus vaccine was 95 percent effective and had no serious side effects — the first set of complete results from a late-stage vaccine trial as Covid-19 cases skyrocket around the globe.
Mike discusses major changes with the 2020 Code in both commercial and residential areas. These changes affect both contractors and suppliers. The State of Georgia will adopt the 2020 in less than 90 days and you must be ready! Listen now. Download PDF
Now is your chance to help shape the future of IEC by joining a committee. IEC’s committees lead the organization in several different areas, including events, safety, industry recognition, advocacy, professional development, and more.
Choose a committee whose work interests you and get on board today!
Take a few moments to review the committee descriptions and indicate your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choices. Join a Committee
The IEC Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is a six-month leadership development program for professionals in the electrical industry. Each year, six to ten individuals will be selected to form a cohort class that participates in skill development workshops, networking opportunities, leadership exercises, and project development training. Apply Here.