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About 50 businesses came to Hawkeye Community College's career fair

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Around 50 companies came to Hawkeye Community College's career fair Wednesday.

The event is held twice a year in hopes that students and alumni connect with companies that interest them.

 "We had a lot of employers contact us and say we are really interesting in coming to the event," Career Services Coordinator Katie Von Tersch said. "So just that response from employers I think really showed us that there is just more hiring going on, so that was just really go to see that more employers are able to do that now. "

Many manufacturing and health care businesses were in attendance today and looking to hire.

Hawkeye Community College will host another career fair in the fall.

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