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Career & Job Search

Looking for information about finding or changing jobs, updating your resume, developing new skills or becoming an entrepreneur? We can help.

Resume Rescue
Tuesdays at 6 pm and 7 pm at Cental Library.

Our skilled volunteers provide free, one-on-one consultations to help you create a resume or update an existing one. Ideal for career changes and new employment opportunities! To book an appointment with a resume volunteer, call InfoLink at 519-743-0271 or email askus@kpl.org.

Employment Orientation YMCA
Monday afternoons at Central Library.

Explore your job search with a YMCA employment specialist. Registration required.

Online Learning - Contact North
Every other Wednesday from 11 am - 4 pm at Central Library (drop-in).

Upgrade your skills online! Get your OSSD, or take courses free. Meet with a representative from Contact North to find out how.

Getting a Job

Learn Computer Skills

Tech Tutors
Thursdays from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Cental Library (drop-in).

Ask specific questions with a tech tutor volunteer.

Computer or Tablet Tutors
Fridays at 2 pm at Central Library.

Learn the tech basics one-on-one with library staff. Registration required.

Video Tutorials

Learn the basics of using a computer with videos created by library staff.

Tutorials include Introduction to Computers, Internet, Email, and Word Processing.

Research and Learning Tools

Business Plans Handbook

Includes actual plans from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

CBCA Complete

A diverse mix of publications on topics ranging from business to the arts, to industry news and current events in Canada.

iSearchMyCommunity

Search for local community organizations and services in Waterloo Region.

Lynda.com

Update your skills online! Learn technology, creative and business skills you can use today. You must have a library card to use Lynda.com.

Press Reader

Instant access to newspapers and magazines from around the world.

Note: The Globe & Mail is available to in-library users only.

Reference Group

Look up Canadian business and industry profiles, company descriptions, executive directories, market research and more.

Local Employment Help

Agilec
205-385 Fairway Rd S, Kitchener
519-576-2681
Lutherwood
165 King St E, Kitchener
519-743-2460
Waterloo Region Small Business Centre
200 King St W, Kitchener
519-741-2604
Working Centre
58 Queen St S, Kitchener
519-743-1151
YMCA Employment Services
800 King St W, Kitchener
519-579-9622

Need more information?

Call us at 519-743-0271 or email askus@kpl.org.