Colby Davenport named Digital Works Graduate of the Year

Fort Campbell, Kentucky (December 9, 2022) – Connected Nation’s Digital Works program has named Colby Davenport a 2022 Graduate of the Year. Digital Works provides virtual job training and placement for military-connected adults across the United States and U.S. military bases around the world. Tammy Spring, Digital Works Operations Manager, described Colby as “someone who went above and beyond” during his …

Blue Star Families of Tennessee named Digital Works Community Partner of the Year

Fort Campbell, Kentucky (November 21, 2022) — Connected Nation is honored to name the Blue Star Families (BSF) Tennessee Chapter as Digital Works 2022 Community Partner of the Year. BSF and other awardees were recognized at the Digital Works hub in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, during a press conference on November 15 that announced CN’s latest digital literacy learning and educational …

How to honor veterans in your community and beyond

Fort Campbell, Kentucky (November 11, 2022) — Veterans Day 2022 will be observed on Friday, November 11, to honor all who have served in the U.S. military to protect our country. All veterans are deserving of our respect and gratitude. Each year, the Office of Veteran Affairs selects a theme, and this year’s theme is “Honor.” Veterans Day, originally called …

What a retired Colonel is asking US ALL to do for those who have served our nation

Bowling Green, Kentucky (October 4, 2022) – Retired Colonel Blaine Hedges spent nearly three decades in the United States Military. He has transitioned into the position of CEO & President of Government Solutions and Services or GS2. GS2 is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business founded in 2018 that empowers companies by building partnerships across government and private sectors. Hedges works with the …

Military spouses: Balancing remote work during a permanent change of station (PCS)

Fort Campbell, Kentucky (September 22, 2022) — Did you know that each year, over 400,000 service members make a permanent change of station? If you’ve experienced one before then you know it can be an exciting chance for new beginnings, but it’s often filled with stress and fear of the unknown. You and your family will likely start new routines …

2022 trends in remote employment

Fort Campbell, Kentucky (August 24, 2022) — The Fort Campbell Digital Works team has a rare view into the world of remote employment because of the career readiness support that is included in the program. During training, each learner gains or refreshes their skills, including customer service, verbal and written communication, basic technical competencies, and the unique experience of searching …

Connected Nation career readiness program helps military spouses tackle unemployment

Fort Campbell, KY (July 20, 2022) — The results are in! Employment-related issues remain a chief concern for military-affiliated families. The Blue Star Families 2021 Military Family Lifestyle Survey results, published earlier this year, indicate that military spouse employment is the top issue affecting military families, and military spouses face unemployment rates that are four times the national average. There …

Why are you staying? Exploring the Great Resignation

Columbus, Ohio (June 8, 2022) — The pandemic brought about significant changes, one of which was a mass exodus of the workforce, often referred to as The Great Resignation. Many people, at all career levels and positions, decided to leave the brick-and-mortar world behind. Personal or family illness, and the shift to online schooling for young children were among the …

Sign up now for free digital skills training and remote job placement – The next class starts on June 15th

Fort Campbell, Kentucky (May 26, 2022) – Digital Works (DW), a program developed by national nonprofit Connected Nation (CN), is offering digital skill training and job placement assistance to KY residents and military spouses, veterans, veteran spouses, and active/transitioning soldiers living in the Fort Campbell area, includes part of Tennessee). Applications are now being accepted for the next class, which starts …