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 …

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 …

The urban exodus: How broadband plays a role in the recent migration of remote workers

Portage Lakes, Ohio (May 12, 2022) – As the COVID-19 pandemic progressed, I was amazed by the growth of the remote workforce. Prior to the pandemic, less than 4% of workers in high-paying jobs (positions with an annual salary greater than $100,000) worked remotely. At the conclusion of 2021, the percentage of high-paying remote jobs grew more than 375% — …

Get a job that moves with you: Digital Works now offering grant-funded digital skills and remote job placement services at no cost to participants

Fort Campbell, Kentucky (April 7, 2022) – Digital Works (DW), a program developed by the national nonprofit Connected Nation (CN), is offering digital skills training and job placement assistance to all Kentucky state residents, as well as Fort Campbell-area military-affiliated adults (spouses, veterans, and transitioning service members), at no cost to them thanks to funding provided by the Kentucky Statewide …

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

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 …

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 …