New Mexico Small Business Owner Highlight

Shayai Lucero

The past year has stretched many households to their broadband limit with kids learning virtually and parents working remotely at the same time, but for rural small business owner Shayai Lucero, this isn’t a new challenge. 

New Mexico Events

Thursday, December 1, 2022 | 10:00 am PT

Food businesses often rely on contract manufacturers (domestic or foreign) to make their products.

Webinar | National
Thursday, December 1, 2022 | 2:00pm ET

If not now, then when? Are you ready to board the digital transformation train? Are you using digital and social platforms to enter new markets, improve profitability, transform operations and recruit more customers?

Workshop | National

New Mexico Research

Published:
Tue, 02/12/2019

This report compiles findings from focus groups and roundtable discussions with rural small business owners and other small business stakeholders in four states, as well as the results of a national poll of rural small business owners. The report also features recommendations for policymakers and service providers to increase opportunities for rural entrepreneurs.

Published:
Wed, 10/14/2015
Diversity

New scientific polling in Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi and New Mexico shows small business hiring of lower-level employees is diverse, but more can be done to increase diversity in the hiring of upper-management employees. Additionally, some small employers plan to hire or promote in order to increase the diversity of their high-level workforce within the next few years.

Published:
Tue, 07/14/2015
Ben

Many small business owners think of their employees as family, and they believe in taking care of their employees in order to retain a happy and loyal workforce and to attract top talent. They also know it’s important for their employees to be able to balance their work and family responsibilities. New scientific polling shows the majority of small businesses in Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi and New Mexico offer benefits like paid leave and provide family-friendly policies for their employees.