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Category Archives: Market Recovery
NECA Transmissions features posts from CEO John Grau and other NECA staff and leaders about industry projects or issues they are following. Today’s post comes from Lake Coulson. Just before you were leaving town on your August vacation and much-needed family quality time, Congress passed legislation that would prevent the United States from defaulting on its … Read more
Thud! The national jobs report has landed and it’s not an encouraging sound. Instead of gaining ground on job growth and lowering the unemployment rate, we’re moving backwards. The rounds of self-analysis and blame have begun. The timing was good for the Jobs for America Summit which I attended earlier this week. It made national … Read more
It’s Tax Day 2009. Today as individuals all across our country rush to file their taxes, it’s time to publicly identify and honor the new American Hero.
I’ve been on the road again. This time for the Midwestern Region Conference in Lihue, Kauai, followed by the Eastern Region Conference in Rome, Italy. That’s half a world and twelve time zones apart. The meeting locations may seem a bit extravagant considering the tough economic times. They were booked a couple years ago when … Read more
Congratulations President-elect Barack Obama and Members of the Newly Elected 111th Congress. ECPAC didn’t support all of you in your election races. Regardless, we do celebrate our democracy, and the fact that we freely and openly choose our leaders. Whether we supported you or not, you can expect to hear from us. We are the … Read more
In my last two posts, I’ve written about the NECA Field Service – its history and the challenges it confronts today. But what about the future? Will the job description for a NECA field representative of 2008 meet the needs of NECA members and chapters in the years 2010 and beyond? What will be expected of field … Read more
Today, we find that the need for field staff services is exponentially greater than ever before. It can be a challenge for our four regional executive directors and 16 field representatives to juggle all the demands and meet all the needs around the country. So where do we go from here? Let’s start by looking … Read more