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Digital Works in the News: CNN Visits Newaygo Facility

Digital Works’ newest facility has only been open for a few months, but in late May the Newaygo, MI, site received some unexpected attention. A CNN crew visited the facility,…

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Connected Nation Board of Directors Day: Digital Works Graduates and Current Students Unite

Past and current Digital Works (DW) students gathered in one room at the Reeb Center in Columbus, Ohio, for a mentoring session and videoconference with the Connected Nation Board of…

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Graduate Spotlight: Faye Saldana

Faye Saldana returned to the workforce after learning of Digital Works in 2013. Little did she know that going back to work to earn extra money for vacations and home…

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Digital Works Center Opens in Newaygo, Michigan

Newaygo, Michigan is home to a population of fewer than 50,000 people. With minimal opportunity for job growth, Digital Works has increased that opportunity for some of its residents. The…

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Spotlight from the ICF Institute Workshop: Panelists From Five Ohio Communities Receiving Broadband Strategy Planning

On May 4, 2017, five Connect Ohio communities formed a panel to tell their stories from varying backgrounds at the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) Institute Workshop in Dublin, Ohio. These…

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Digital Works at the CSCC 2017 Employment Expo

Many people gathered on May 10 at the Center for Workforce Development Conference Center on the Columbus State Community College’s Columbus Campus for the 2017 Employment Expo. The attendees were…

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All About LiveOps: What It Can Do For You

For more than 15 years LiveOps has pioneered the virtual call center world. The LiveOps experience has allowed its independent contractors the opportunity to work with more than 400 clients…

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Graduate Spotlight: Thelma and Amanda Mitchell – The Mother-Daughter Duo

Thelma Mitchell and her daughter, Amanda, both heard about Digital Works during a job fair in April 2016. Eager for new job opportunities, Thelma and Amanda began down their new…

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Graduate Spotlight: Jerome Moya

Jerome Moya worked as a real estate broker and was a top selling broker. But, when the real estate market collapsed and his income dropped dramatically and his wife, Cindy,…

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Closing the Digital Divide One Step at a Time

Twenty-two percent of adults living in rural areas do not use the Internet. That’s according to a 2016 Pew Research study. The findings fueled the work of Dr. Roberto Gallardo,…

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