CNM’s Job Connection Services has a range of information freely available here to assist you in your job search journey. These resources include videos (closed captioned) on how to build a résumé, write a cover letter, prepare for an interview, conduct a job search professionally, and create a winning LinkedIn profile. There are also résumé and cover letter templates, as well as examples, and lists of common interview questions. A few free career exploration tools are available on JCS’s website as well as additional external informational resources for job search strategies.
The Workforce Connection of Central New Mexico (WCCNM) oversees the workforce partner network and federally-funded employment and training programs and services in the four‐county region, which encompasses Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance and Valencia counties.
The New Mexico Workforce Connection Center at 501 Mountain Road in Albuquerque (505-843-1900) provides Career Services by professional Employment Representatives who assist with career decision making; interviewing and resume writing, job search skills, employer job listings and referral, internship and apprenticeship opportunity information, and referral to training opportunities.
The Connection also has online career resources under the Career Options section on their website at
Goodwill Industries of New Mexico is on a mission to provide skills training, job development, and social services for New Mexicans. Goodwill® provides a wide array of free programs and services to individuals in all 33 counties of New Mexico. Our Career Specialists are standing by to help clients with local job leads, improving job skills, creating resumes, or learning interview skills. Also, we promote a virtual learning platform featuring 200+ free classes relevant to job seekers. For more information about Goodwill and its programs and services, visit our website https://www.goodwillnm.org/ or browse our services at https://www.goodwillnm.org/free-services.html
The Office of Career Services at the University of New Mexico provides career development services to UNM and CNM students and alumni, UNM faculty, staff and retirees, and community members with higher education degrees on a case-by-case basis. We offer workshops, individual appointments, career fairs, and employer connections to assist our clients in developing, evaluating, and implementing career, education, and employment decisions. We are currently providing all of our services virtually. Visit our website to learn more https://career.unm.edu/ or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 505-277-2531. For tips on resume writing and interviewing, see our Career Tools page https://career.unm.edu/career-tools/index.html .
NMCDA Quarterly Update
Our quarterly board meeting was held on Tuesday, October 15. We began the planning process for our annual conference and discussed other goals for the year.
Save the Date: Friday, March 27, 2020 - NMCDA Annual Conference
Heather Ver Brugge and Marty Apodaca