“This is the tightest labor market I can remember. Unemployment is at a 50-year low and wage growth is at 3.2%,” said Jed Kolko, chief economist for Indeed.com, during the fifth-annual Indeed Interactive conference, held last month in Austin, Texas.

Over 1,800 recruiters and HR professionals attended the event, eager to hear from Indeed.com executives and guest speakers about the best ways job seekers can get noticed in today’s ubercompetitive recruiting environment.

As a career coach, I attended it with the goal of applying what I learned about the labor market and branding techniques to help you get noticed by recruiters if you’ll be job hunting.

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