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WorkKeys testing is FREE to job applicants in New Mexico thanks to the Department of Workforce Solutions


(1 hr each):

Required for many jobs
Reading for Information
Locating Information
Applied Math

Required for some jobs
Business Writing
Listening for Understanding
Applied Technology

WorkKeys Testing FAQs

Prepare for the Exam:

Sample Questions
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What to Expect on Testing Day
What to Expect on the Day of your WorkKeys Tests
This is a general list of suggestions based on people who have already experienced taking WorkKeys. Note that each location may vary slightly in conditions and rules.
  1. Bring a photo ID with you and your social security number; proctors may ask for one or both.
  2. There is no food or beverage allowed in the room.
  3. Mobile phones are not allowed in the room. You may bring a calculator for the Applied Math test or they may provide one for you. Check in advance with your testing location.
  4. There is no talking during the assessment.
  5. Plan your wardrobe accordingly, as the room may be cold (we recommend wearing layers)
  6. If you are taking more than two assessments in one day, you may want to bring a snack to have during one of the breaks.
  7. The assessments are timed. You may finish an assessment early but you can not receive extra time to finish. The assessment times vary but average 55 minutes.
  8. If you get up and leave the computer during an assessment, you can NOT pause the timer and it will continue to countdown.
  9. You may take a 10 minute break between assessments if you are taking more than one.
  10. There is a proctor in the room at all times.
  11. If you are taking the WorkKeys tests on a computer, your results are available immediately upon completion. Your results are confidential and you will receive a copy of your skill scores.
  12. Your scores are based on the number of questions answered CORRECTLY. If you're not happy with your scores, you can skill-up and retake the assessment. Click Here to Skill-Up.
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Contact / Locate a Testing Location:

Schedule a Testing Appointment Online (Albuquerque and Las Cruces only)
(Note: only the Albuquerque and Las Cruces testing locations are online; for everywhere else, use the list to find your nearest location and make an appointment by phone. If you need to cancel a test, phone your testing office. Albuquerque and Las Cruces users may also use the cancellation link sent in their original email confirmation notice.) 
If the appointment was made using the online scheduler, an email containing
a cancelation link will already be in your in box.

Farmington Workforce Connection Center
600 West Arrington
Farmington, NM 87401
Contact: Sherri Brownlee
Phone: (505)327-6126
Email: sherri.brownlee[at symbol]state.nm.us

Gallup Workforce Connection Center
503 West Highway 66, Suite 14
Gallup, NM 87301
Contact: Cynthia Gasdia
Phone: (505)863-8181
Email: cynthia.gasdia[at symbol]state.nm.us

Espanola Workforce Connection Center
319 Onate St
Espanola, NM 87532
Contact: Yoshabelle Aladez
Phone: (505)-753-2285
Email: yoshabelle.aladez[at symbol]state.nm.us

Santa Fe Workforce Connection Center
301 West Devargas
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Contact: Maria Herrera
Phone: (505)827-7433
Email: maria.herrera[at symbol]state.nm.us

Taos Workforce Connection Center
1036 Salazar Rd
Taos, NM 87571
Contact: Dean Archuleta
Phone: (575)758-4219
Email: dean.archuleta[at symbol]state.nm.us

Las Vegas Workforce Connection Center
833 Grand Avenue
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Contact: John Maes
Phone: (505)425-6451
Email: john.maes[at symbol]state.nm.us

Santa Rosa Workforce Connection Center
620 Historic Route 66
Santa Rosa, NM 88435
Contact: Marcella Velasquez
Phone: (575)472-0221
Email: marcella.velasquez[at symbol]state.nm.us

Tucumcari Workforce Connection Center
421 West Tucumcari Blvd.
Tucumcari, NM 88401
Contact: Marcella Velasquez
Phone: (575)461-2734
Email: marcella.velasquez[at symbol]state.nm.us

Albuquerque Workforce Connection Center
501 Mountain Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87103
Contact: Robert Whitaker
Phone: (505)843-1967
Email: robert.whitaker[at symbol]state.nm.us

Central New Mexico Community College (CNM)
Workforce Training Center, Rm 135 or 139
5600 Eagle Rock Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
Contact: Diana Matier
Phone: 505-224-5248
Email: dmatier[at symbol]cnm.edu

City of Albuquerque
Public Service University
1 Civic Plaza
City /County Building Basement
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Phone: 505-768-3200
Email: publicserviceuniversity[at symbol]cabq.gov

Deming Workforce Connection Center
322 East Oak Street
Deming, NM 88030
Contact: Maria Snyder
Phone: (575)546-0192
Email: maria.snyder[at symbol]state.nm.us

Las Cruces Workforce Connection Center
226 Alameda St
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Contact: Beatrice Maynes
Phone: (575)524-6250
Email: beatrice.maynes[at symbol]state.nm.us

Dona Ana Community College, Rm 116
2400 South Espina St.
Las Cruces, NM   88003
Contact #1:  Lisa Trevino
Phone:  575-528-7294
Email:  eltrevin[at symbol]nmsu.edu
Contact #2:  Gerri Martinez
Phone:  575-528-7294
Email:  gerri66[at symbol]nmsu.edu

Silver City Workforce Connection Center
410 West Broadway
Silver City, NM 88061
Contact: Tommy Villalobos
Phone: (575)538-3737
Email: tommy.villalobos[at symbol]state.nm.us

Socorro Workforce Connection Centers
109 Faulkner
Socorro, NM 87801
Contact: Belinda Green
Phone: (575)835-0067
Email: Belinda.green[at symbol]state.nm.us

TorC Workforce Connection Center
1301 North Pershing
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Contact: Eddie Beagles
Phone: (505)894-1263
Email: eddie.beagles[at symbol]state.nm.us

Alamogordo Workforce Connection Center
901 Alaska Avenue
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Contact: Lupe Martinez
Phone: (575)437-9210
Email: lupe.martinez[at symbol]state.nm.us

Artesia Workforce Connection Center
704 West Main
Artesia, NM 88210
Contact: Amanda Watts
Phone: (575)748-1303
Email: amanda.watts[at symbol]state.nm.us

Carlsbad Workforce Connection Center
323 South Halagueno
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Contact: Linda Spooner
Phone: (575)887-1174
Email: linda.spooner[at symbol]state.nm.us

Clovis Workforce Connection Center
111 North Main
Clovis, NM 88101
Contact: Matt Barela
Phone: (575)762-4571
Email: matthew.barela[at symbol]state.nm.us

Hobbs Workforce Connection Center
204 West Park Street
Hobbs, NM 88240
Contact: Paris Thomas
Phone: (575)393-5188
Email: paris.thomas[at symbol]state.nm.us

Ruidoso Workforce Connection Center
707 Mechem Drive
Ruidoso, NM 88345
Contact: John Hemphill
Phone: (575)257-9296
Email: lupe.martinez[at symbol]state.nm.us

Portales Workforce Connection Center
100 South Avenue A
Portales, NM 88130
Contact: Denise Jones
Phone: (575)356-4720
Email: djones[at symbol]nmwcc.com
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What is a JobSearch profile?

A JobSearch profile is an online skill profile provided to job seekers as part of the TalentABQ initiative. The JobSearch profile allows you to use your WorkKeys test scores to connect with employers who are looking for candidates that have skill scores. Additionally, the JobSearch application can help you identify jobs which are a good match for your skills and makes it easy to showcase your WorkKeys scores with prospective employers. 

Retrieve Lost Scores: 

Call 1-800-WORKKEY (1-800-967-5539)

Understand Your Scores: 

Score Interpretation Guide

Get A Job Using Your Scores:

Online Job Board