101 Graduates: Celebrating a major Digital Works milestone at Fort Campbell hub — home of the 101st Screaming Eagles

Published on: July 13, 2021

Providing digital job training and placement for veterans, military spouses in the midst of the pandemic Fort Campbell, KY (July 13, 2021) – Last week, Digital Works (DW), a Connected Nation (CN) initiative, celebrated a huge accomplishment: officially training 101 graduates out of its Fort Campbell, Kentucky hub. The Digital Works program at Fort Campbell provides digital jobs training and …

Teleworking across the globe: Why remote work may be the best option for you

Published on: July 6, 2021

Bowling Green, KY (July 6, 2021) – Over the past decade, the concept of remote work seemed unfamiliar and ineffective to most of the world. Employees were used to getting ready for work, commuting, and working the traditional 9 to 5 hours. Then in March of 2020, everything changed with the outbreak of the coronavirus. The pandemic forced the majority …

State and local leaders just got more than $350 billion in federal funding. This is how it can help veterans, military spouses

Published on: June 7, 2021

Fort Campbell and Louisville, Kentucky (June 7, 2021) – Our nation’s leaders have an unprecedented opportunity to help veterans and military spouses in their states, counties and cities, but only if they act now. The Coronavirus State and Local Recovery Funds recently allocated $350 billion across states, territories and tribal governments to be used for COVID-related economic recovery activities. Before …

Groundbreaking partnership with US State Department to get New Zealand’s Northland remote work ready

Published on: March 9, 2021

Digital Works to lead digital training and job placement assistance project as part of international partnership between US and NZ Northland, New Zealand and Bowling Green, Kentucky (March 9, 2021) – The US State Department and the Far North District Council in New Zealand are funding “Connected Northland”—a new program focused on providing flexible digital training and job placement assistance …

New Year – New Job! Preparing for Your Virtual Interview

Published on: January 15, 2021

Bowling Green, KY (January 15, 2021) – The pandemic forced many to consider an alternative form of employment: remote work! If you were able to make the conversion from brick-and-mortar to work-at-home (WAH) without having to change jobs, you were very fortunate. Those individuals who could not had to start all over. This often meant a brand-new application process that …

How Digital Works is helping military spouses and their families

Published on: December 7, 2020

Fort Campbell, KY (December 7, 2020) – Digital Works launched its one-of-a-kind job creation program in 2020 in the Fort Campbell area. Recent graduate Carrie Bluett shares why she believes this program is important for military spouses and their families. Watch her video below. To learn more head to digitalworksjobs.org.

Connected Nation Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

Published on: October 19, 2020

Washington, DC (October 19, 2020) – Connected Nation won a Gold Rank for its Digital Works Website, a project in the category of Special Purpose Website of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).  The honor was presented last week at an awards ceremony during the IEDC Annual Conference. IEDC’s Excellence in Economic Development Awards recognize the world’s best economic development …

The Evolution of Workplace Technology

Published on: October 8, 2020

Bowling Green, Ky (October 8, 2020) – In sixth grade, I asked Santa for a cassette tape recorder for Christmas because my teacher had introduced our class to all the fun things they could do. Santa granted my wish, and I recorded everyone from my grandfather telling old stories to my cousins playing their new electronic football game. Those tapes still …