Two Indiana electric cooperatives recognized the need to develop and retain their current employees to keep up with the rapid pace of change in the electric cooperative industry,. Faced with high retirement rates, the loss of great institutional knowledge, and …Read More.
Cooperative Career Awareness, Job Shadows and Internships Ryan Stuthers pursued an electrical engineering degree when he went to Anderson University, although he wasn’t sure what type of electrical engineer he wanted to be. “There are a lot of avenues you …Read More.
SIX NEW INDIANA ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE CEOS SHARE THEIR REFLECTIONS Electric cooperatives are known for stability — not just with rates but with their workforce. Longevity is something for which the cooperative workforce is known: Three-year employees are still considered “rookies …Read More.
Orange County REMC CULTURE SHOW: HOW A COOPERATIVE CHANGED ITS APPROACH TO SAFETY The accidental death of lineman Brent Minton in October 2012 hit Orange County REMC hard. In a way, the REMC went through the same kind of fundamental …Read More.
Co-ops meet the challenge of canceled youth programs The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted all aspects of our professional and personal lives to some measure. Perhaps the greatest upheavals and challenges have been within families with children still in the household. Many …Read More.
Clark County REMC Finding individuals with the work ethic and skills to succeed as electric cooperative lineworkers is an ongoing, never-ending task. The relationship between lineworkers and their employers is symbiotic. Much is asked of lineworkers. They might be asked …Read More.
Carroll White REMC and Fulton County REMC For the Good of the Order Electric cooperatives have a long history of developing the “next generation” of consumers and educating them about electric cooperatives, the cooperative business model, and community service. Indiana’s …Read More.
Bartholomew County REMC On a ‘Journey to Great’ In late 2013, the Balanced Performance Scorecard, a tool for organizations to measure, manage and improve functions, was introduced to the leadership team at Bartholomew County REMC. BCREMC soon began using the …Read More.