LFC Meetings Stress the Need for Strategic Workforce Development

As published in the Las Cruces Bulletin, October 16, 2021 Smart, strategic workforce development lies at the epicenter of New Mexico’s economic recovery. A vast majority of the unemployed are going to have to reskill or upskill to take on new jobs in industries that are here and will recover, because many pre-COVID jobs simply […]

Going Where the Jobs Are

As published in the Las Cruces Sun-News, October 5, 2020 Six months of COVID have had a crushing impact on employment in our county.  As of August, Doña Ana County’s unemployment rate was 10.9%, or 10,000 people, literally twice the unemployment rate pre-COVID. To put it in perspective it’s 18 unemployed people for every one person diagnosed with […]