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City hosts workshop on hiring, recruitment during pandemic


The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department (CLCEDD) will partner with the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) to co-host a free business workshop regarding creative hiring and recruitment in the pandemic, beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St.

NMDWS Interim Secretary Ricky Serna will attend the workshop, along with members of his staff.

The workshop will focus on creative strategies businesses can utilize to find workers in the current labor market as the Covid-19 pandemic continues.

Topics tentatively scheduled to be discussed will include:

  • Schedule flexibility and remote work.
  • Judicially challenged workforce.
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) workforce/childcare.
  • Youth workforce.

Other topics may be added.

To RSVP for the workshop, contact NMDWS Area Manager Peter Martinez at 575-524-6250 and peter.martinez2@state.nm.us.

For information, contact Martinez or call the CLCEDD at 575-541-2166.