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Oct 18th, 2011
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10 Ways to GO GREEN at Work.

1.    Make it a habit to turn off the lights when you leave a room for longer than 15 minutes. 2.    Set you computer to go to sleep while on breaks can cut energy use by 70 percent (screen savers don’t save energy) 3.    Bring your own coffee cup or glass to work and skip the paper and Styrofoam® cups 4.    Use non-toxic cleaning supplies to clean your desk, monitor and phone 5.    Commute (if you can) by carpooling …taking the bus or train … bicycling work 6.    Start ... Continue Reading

Oct 13th, 2011
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Employers Seeking 'Purple Squirrels'

Since the recession, employers have been searching for an elusive creature, a being that possesses a wide range of skills, qualifications, and work experiences. Basically, the perfect job candidate. In other words, a purple squirrel.

“Most recruiters know that a purple squirrel is a very rare, highly sought after, almost extinct species of candidate,” Leslie Mason, managing director of a Dallas recruitment firm, wrote on her "Who Do You Know?"

In a job market saturated with thousands of job seekers, organizations can now afford to be picky about who they hire. And ... Continue Reading

Oct 12th, 2011
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Oct 11th, 2011 By: Steve Duran
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Angela Heisel

October 11, 2011

(505) 827-0309

New Mexico Approved for $13.2 Million in Funds through the State Small Business Credit Initiative Program SANTA FE - New Mexico Economic Development Department Secretary Jon Barela announced Tuesday that New Mexico has been approved by U.S. Department of the Treasury to participate in the State Small Business Credit Initiative Program.

New Mexico will receive nearly $13.2 million in federal funds to put toward programs that leverage private lending to help finance small businesses and manufacturers that are creditworthy, but are not able to access the capital required ... Continue Reading

Oct 10th, 2011
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The Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board publishes this quarterly employer newsletter with funds made available through the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.

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