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State government rapid hire concludes with nearly 3,700 applicants interviewed

Dec 14, 2019 | Press Releases

Over 500 people received on final day

ALBUQUERQUE – The office of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Saturday that the state government rapid hire event concluded after receiving and interviewing 3,685 people over the course of four days.

“I am absolutely thrilled and incredibly encouraged by the amazing turnout at our rapid hire event,” Gov. Lujan Grisham said. “It’s clear from the incredible response that people are excited about joining state government. Fostering a positive workplace culture and continuing to build a state government that thrives in its service to the people of New Mexico is of top importance to me, and I’m so glad that so many New Mexicans want to join us in our work.”

Applicants were interviewed both in person at Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque and remotely via video conference at Workforce Connection offices statewide.

Day one: 1,315 applicants
Day two: 1,100 applicants
Day three: 743 applicants
Day four: 527 applicants

Those who weren’t able to participate in the rapid hire event and are still interested in a career with New Mexico state government can find more information on the State Personnel Office website.

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The Office of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is located on the fourth floor of the New Mexico State Capitol in Room 400.

490 Old Santa Fe Trail Room 400
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone: (505) 476-2200
Toll free: (833) 520-0020

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