Category Archives: New Mexico

Albuquerque job growth is half of NM job creation.

ALBUQUERQUE – Albuquerque job growth included the addition of more than 8,000 jobs last year, contributing more than half of New Mexico’s job growth of 15,900 jobs from February to February. Albuquerque’s job growth rate was 2.1 percent in that time ...

New jobs created in New Mexico in January.

SANTA FE, N.M. – Eight companies will contribute to New Mexico job creation with 716 new positions as a result of a board-approved incentive for job training. More than $3 million in funding was approved in January by the Job Training Incentive Program ...

New Mexico export jobs growing in state.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – New Mexico is the No. 1 state for export-related job growth, according to a report from the U.S. Commerce Department. Over a five-year period, New Mexico export jobs grew by 8,000 – an increase of 107 percent. The total jobs relat ...

Lovelace Care Concierge fills prescription for new jobs.

ALBUQUERQUE – Lovelace Health System’s new Care Concierge patient initiative has grown from its beginning with one employee and 300 monthly calls to nine employees and more than 5,000 last month. The Care Concierge program started last year to provide ...

SolarCity hires 50 in N.M. with plans to hire 30 more.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – SolarCity began operations last week to serve Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Las Cruces. The national solar company made the announcement a month ago and has since hired 50 employees. SolarCity plans to hire 30 more installers and sales p ...

Tom’s of Maine manufacturing in New Mexico.

TAOS, N.M. – Tom’s of Maine plans production of new products at Private Label Select located in Taos, New Mexico, according to officials at the company and a report in the Boston Globe. Private Label Select currently produces products for brands like ...

Big-box retailers in NM may have big impact.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Walmart and Target announced wage increases that could positively impact the New Mexico economy in coming months. Walmart alone reports it employs 14,022 in the state, meaning its wage increase could add monetary circulation of $20 m ...

New retirement community near Santa Fe will hire 50.

SANTA FE, N.M. – Construction begins this summer on a new high-tech senior-living facility near Santa Fe. The Legacy at Santa Fe retirement community will employ between 40 and 50 people and will provide limited assistance, traditional assistance and me ...

Nine of 14 sectors show YOY job growth in NM.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – New Mexico demonstrated job growth of 1.3-percent in year-over-year numbers this January with 10,200 jobs added. According to the Department of Workforce Solutions, health care and private education drove the growth with 4,700 new jo ...

Job market lights up with new NM solar plant.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A new solar plant in Chavez County is expected to create construction jobs numbering in the hundreds and four or five full-time operational positions. Florida-based NextEra Energy Resources expects to employ between 300 and 400 const ...

Rio Rancho cashes in with 300 new BofA jobs.

RIO RANCHO, N.M. – Bank of America is planning to hire 300 video tellers for its new video automatic teller system going online within the next two years in New Mexico. A career fair is planned on April 2 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Interested applicants can ...

Rita’s Italian Ice sweetens Albuquerque job market.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Rita’s Italian Ice will open its first location in Albuquerque March 16 and will hire as many as 20 to staff it. The East Coast chain serves Italian ice and frozen custard and is aggressively planning to launch more than 66 new loc ...