Allison Hall, of the Madison State Hospital, left, speaks with job seeker Robin Juilfs during the Jefferson County Community Job Fair on Wednesday at the Ivy Tech Community College Madison campus. Twenty-five regional employers were on hand taking resumes and applications and making face-to-face contacts with job seekers.

Marta Belt, Ivy Tech Director of Academic Advising, said the event, which included both large and small businesses in medical, industrial, broadcasting and other fields, was a success for both the businesses and job seekers. (Staff photos by Ken Ritchie/kritchie@madisoncourier.com)