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The Monadnock Region is home to an array of businesses large and small, industrial and creative. Whether you’re looking to relocate your existing business or start one as an entrepreneur, we offer the space and support to help your business succeed. If you’re looking for a job, we’re here to link you to information you can use about employers, local business organizations, and more in order to build a thriving career here.


Whether you’re seeking a job or a new career, our Region offers robust, diverse opportunities from employers large and small. 

city/town chambers

Across the Region, local Chambers of Commerce are dedicated to creating an environment where business can thrive. 

economic development organizations

Our region is home to many organizations that support businesses of all sizes with specialized services.


Monadnock Region employers often offer opportunities for students and others to gain valuable experience as interns. 

Innovators Thrive Here

The Monadnock Region is home to numerous innovative engineering and manufacturing companies, producing precision optics, helping the aerospace industry get its bearings (literally), making specialized medical equipment, and more.  Businesses like StingRay Optics, MilliporeSigma, and New Hampshire Ball Bearings are pushing their industries forward. And Keene’s Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship offers an incubator space for entrepreneurs to bring their biggest ideas to life.

Innovative Incentives

If the gorgeous scenery isn’t quite enough to convince you, leading industries and mom & pops alike offer a wealth of incentives such as signing bonuses, student loan reimbursements, B Corp certification, Veterans programs, Babies at Work, and more.


Get a great job in a great place.

In New Hampshire’s Monadnock Region, you can find a job that fulfills you in a place that feeds your soul. See which local employers are hiring right now, and join all of those who don’t just strive, but thrive.

businesses with 100+ Employees

Here in the Monadnock Region, we have many businesses with more than 100 employees, from those that provide essential services for local people to those who manufacture or distribute goods with national or global impact.


Here on a business trip to visit the area in search of employment? While you’re here, we’ve got you covered for places to eat, drink, and feel right at home—because you are. 

Off the Clock Activities

workforce in the news


Timken enters $13.8M agreement with defense department for Keene facility

Precision ball bearings maker The Timken Co., based in North Canton, Ohio, recently entered into a $13.8 million federal agreement to boost production at its Timken Super Precision facility in Keene.

The U.S. Department of Defense announced June 20 it is partnering with Timken’s Keene plant, at 7 Optical Ave., to increase manufacturing of high-precision ball bearings for defense and aerospace systems.

Ball bearings are a type of tool and machinery component that carry loads and reduce rotational friction between two objects, and are made up of one or more rows of balls between two rings, known as raceways. Precision ball bearings are used in high-speed applications to ensure better control and predictability of objects’ movements.

Read More at The Keene Sentinel


From job fairs to pumpkin fests, you can find events for work and play in the Monadnock Region. Here are just a few or click here to browse all events.

Northlands Music and Arts Festival





Northlands is a boutique-sized, independently-owned music & art festival in Swanzey.

Peterborough Players

June 19 - August 25th



The Peterborough Players presents live theatre in an intimate theatre located in a converted 18th-century barn at historic Stearns Farm.

Wilton Summerfest





Live Music, Arts Market, great good and family fun.

Wizarding Week

JULY 24 - 28



A week long, family friendly event for wizards and all who love them.

keene: 100+


swanzey: 100+


rindge: 100+

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