At the national level, websites such as www.linkedin.com, www.monster.com, www.careerbuilder.com and www.indeed.com have extensive search capabilities as well as resume tips, forum support and professional networking options.
The National Military Spouse Network, a networking, mentoring and professional development organization, has a wealth of career information at its website, www.nationalmilitaryspousenetwork.org. The group aims to help military spouses build a meaningful, sustained career path and offers a library of articles that touch on topics like entrepreneurship, resume tips, self-promotion and more as well as a membership-only discussion forum. The organization also features companies that are military spouse-owned or military spouse-friendly on its Homefront Business Listings page.
New Mexico Workforce Connection
501 Mountain Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87103 505-843-1900
The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions’ website helps job seekers looking for work and for employers needing workers. Local offices of the New Mexico Workforce Connection are dotted across the state; the Albuquerque office serves the Bernalillo County region. The website serves as a one-stop integrated employment and training service with information in English and some in Spanish. Job hunters can get help in creating a resume, labor market information, job fair details, information about unemployment insurance, helpful publications, and education and training services.
New Mexico State Personnel Office
2600 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505 505-476-7759
This is the state’s human resources office, which lists state jobs and has other useful aids for job seekers.
Human Resources Department
1 Civic Plaza NW, Suite 4012
Albuquerque, NM 87102 505-468-1500
Bernalillo County’s Human Resources Department is responsible for the administration and oversight of personnel and the county’s system, which consists of approximately 2,450 employees. Jobs are posted online with benefits information, and applications are available for download with submission instructions. There are also helpful resources such as how to write a resume or create a portfolio. Visit the website for more information.
City of Albuquerque
1 Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
From the main menu on the city’s website, click “Jobs” to connect with city job opportunities and the online application process. In the jobs section you can also get information about how to become an extra in a film, work for the fire or police department, and apply for swimming pool jobs.
City of Rio Rancho
3200 Civic Center Circle NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
From the home page on the city’s website, click “Employment” on the left-hand side of the page to view job openings and apply online for employment.
Town of Edgewood
1911 Historic Route 66
Edgewood, NM 87015
From the home page on the city’s website, click “Employment Opportunities” on the left side of the page to access information about job openings and to submit an application or resume.