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Resources

Whether it’s the close connection to nature, the amazing restaurant scene, or the profound sense of community, Kingstonians are among the happiest people in the country.

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FOR JOB SEEKERS

 

Looking for work can be daunting. Kingston has built a strong support system that helps those seeking employment or planning for a career change kick-start their search and make the right moves along the way.

Networking is essential for professional success. The following professional associations host various networking events throughout the year, many of which are open to the general public.

  • The Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce

  • Kingston Construction Association

  • SWITCH: Kingston’s Alternative Energy Cluster

  • Kingston Young Professionals

  • Professional Engineers of Ontario, Kingston Chapter

  • Business Network International (BNI)

  • Kingston District Human Resources Professional Association (KD-HRPA)

  • Editors’ Association of Canada

  • Kingston Arts Council

  • The Kingston Centennial Transportation Club

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Kingston is home to four Employment Ontario Service Providers who offer a variety of programs and services to job seekers and play a pivotal role in making community connections.

  • ACFOMI

  • KEYS

  • ReStart

  • St. Lawrence College Employment Services

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Current job postings in the City through the following local job boards:

  • Magnet Recruitment

  • St. Lawrence College Job Board

  • City of Kingston

  • Queen's University

  • Vicinity Jobs

  • KEYS Job Board

  • ACFOMI Job Board

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Recruitment agencies help job seekers get into the job market through temporary assignments with a variety of local employers.

  • Manpower

  • Drake International

  • Calian Group

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For Remote Workers

 

Co-working spaces have become an essential component of Kingston’s economic fabric. They enable individuals and small businesses to work in a flexible, collaborative environment that offers all the perks of a large office without the associated costs. 

Fractal

Located in the west end, Fractal offers desk and office rentals along with more comprehensive company options. Members also have access to unique amenities like a podcast studio and SnapCab privacy pods.

VentureClub

This multi-room space was specifically designed for entrepreneurs who strive to bring global revenue to Kingston. In addition to 24/7 access, the lounge at the VentureClub has local beer on tap, a snack-filled kitchen and bookable boardrooms.

Sanctuary Coworking

Located downtown in a beautifully restored historic church, the Sanctuary is currently home to over 20 small businesses. Member perks include bike storage and free monthly yoga classes as well as various workshops and events.

The Worx

Located in downtown Kingston, this beautifully renovated space is an ideal home base for remote workers or business start-ups. Members can access a bike closet, a kitchen and a shower. The owner is willing to add other amenities as needed.

    Kingston has the Fastest Wireless Network in North America 
    Internet connectivity is a necessity in the modern world. Kingston has a number of internet service providers for broadband and cellular services. Bell Canada's cellular network was recently rated as the best in North America. 
    Our broadband network spans over 1,000 route kilometres of fibre optic cable and provides blanket coverage connecting hundreds of institutional and commercial buildings throughout the region.