Digital Works places graduates with Concentrix, NexRep, LoveOps, InstaCare, and Randstad/Google Logistics.
Connected Nation’s first mission was to bring broadband to rural communities. Along the way the organization also built a training program designed for the all-online work world of the coronavirus. Digital Works is a short course that was designed for military spouses. The focus is telework, namely call center jobs.
The program started at Fort Campbell, KY, and helps graduates find a job when courses are complete. Almost 1,000 people have completed the program since its launch in 2013. People took in-person classes at two locations in Kentucky before the coronavirus pushed the sessions online.
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Jessica Golson, a Digital Works facilitator, said that even before the pandemic, remote opportunities were popping up in new industries every year. Since the COVID-19 shutdowns started all over the