USDA Rural Development Announces Funding for Connected Nation Digital Works Training Program

Bowling Green, Ky (November 6, 2020) – USDA Rural Development of Kentucky announced funding to enhance career mentoring as well as job training in rural communities through the Digital Works program. Kentucky State Director for USDA Rural Development Hilda Legg spoke with RFD-TV about how this initiative will support veterans and military spouses across Kentucky.  “Our country owes so much to our military families …

New Funds for Career Readiness Program Help Military Spouses and Veterans Find Remote Jobs

Bowling Green, Ky (November 6, 2020) – USDA Rural Development of Kentucky is providing funds for a career mentoring and job training program for people living in rural areas. Through the Digital Works program, the year-long grant will specifically support job placement assistance for veterans and military families.  Connected Nation Director of Communications Jessica Denson spoke with RFD-TV, a broadcast group that …

Digital Works Now Offering Virtual Job Training for Military Spouses, Veterans Across Kentucky

  Fort Campbell, Ky (April 1, 2020)– Digital Works (DW), in response to the coronavirus outbreak, is now offering virtual job training to military spouses and veterans across the state.The program, which was developed by Connected Nation to meet the growing need for online jobs, offers both technology training and job placement assistance for teleworking, remote positions. Thanks to funding …

Digital Works Launches New Site for Digital Skills Training and Job Placement Assistance

Bowling Green, Ky. (January 22, 2020) – Digital Works (DW) just launched a new, more user-friendly website to help people reach their training and job placement goals. You can find the new website at www.digitalworksjobs.org. The Digital Works program was developed by Connected Nation (CN) to fill today’s high demand for workers who have digital skills and the desire to …

New Data: Telecommuting Could Save $700B Yearly Across the US

by Jessica Denson, Communications Director Connected Nation Louisville, Ky. (September 24, 2019) – The number of people working-at-home regularly has grown 159 percent since 2005. That’s eleven times faster than the rest of the workforce. Some other staggering numbers: 40 percent more US employers offered flexible workplace options than they did five years ago; 4.7 million employees (3.4 percent of …

Now Accepting Applications: Training and Job Placement Program Hosted by the Ohio County EDA

Hartford, Ky. (September 24, 2019) – The Ohio County Economic Development Alliance is partnering with Digital Works to present the people of Ohio County with technology training and job placement assistance for online teleworking jobs. “Forty percent more U.S. employers offer flexible workplace options than they did just five years ago*,” said Chris Pedersen, VP of Planning and Development, Connected …