MIAMI (CBSMiami) – One year into the pandemic, many in South Florida are still struggling to make ends meet due to a depressed job market.

But things may be starting to look up.

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A job fair was held Friday at Miami Dade College Kendall campus, where more than 40 local companies were represented and were looking to hire.

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Congresswoman Maria Elvira Salazar organized the prosperity job fair.

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Salazar promised that this is the first of many job fairs that she will be organizing in her district.