Posted: October 25, 2014
The linked article below from LinkedIn is a very nice representation of what cities around the world have as a professional skill set. Albuquerque is the only city in New Mexico that is profiled.
By moving the Google map you come to Albuquerque, a little blue dot in the middle of New Mexico. If you touch the dot you will find out what the professional opportunities in New Mexico are.
Needless to say, with only one city in New Mexico profiled as a professional destination point, we are not going to attract many of the businesses that need professionals.
This explains why college grads,lawyers, medical school graduates in New Mexico don’t remain. They just get educated here and then move to greener pastures.
The task for New Mexico is to create opportunities for those who have skills to entice them to stay in New Mexico and help our state grow, develop, change, prosper.
At the moment we are turning into a state of retired people, government workers, illegal immigrants, and a poverty culture that creates the need for a welfare state.
The weather is always said by residents to be one of the reasons they like it here.
You can’t eat the weather.
Full article here >>>.