Target the right companies with this 3-step strategy. This is a guest post by George Verdolaga. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. Think it’s hard to get a job these days? Well, you're absolutely right. Despite recent reports of a surge in job growth and a lessening of unemployment since the recession of 2008, the economy is still in a pretty dismal state in both the U.S. and Canada. Offshoring, increasing automation and the changing jobs landscape are making it hard for job seekers to find work. So how can you rise above the competition and position yourself as the top candidate when several people are likely looking for the very same jobs that you’re after?