Matt Krumrie

Sales + Marketing columnist | Careers
Matt Krumrie answers readers' questions about job-hunting the first Sunday of each month. Matt has 10 years of experience reporting on the employment industry.

Recent content from Matt Krumrie

Ask Matt: Should I be cautious about a counter offer?

Dear Matt: I decided to leave my current employer because I received an offer from another company. I went to...

Updated: August 25, 2014, - 09:04 AM

Ask Matt: It's 40 hours, but it's freelance. Why?

Dear Matt: Why are some jobs advertised as onsite, 40 hours per week, but are considered freelance/contract positions?Matt says: There...

Updated: August 18, 2014, - 08:56 AM

Ask Matt: Can I turn down a job and not burn bridges?

Dear Matt: After a layoff, networking like crazy and numerous interviews, I was offered four jobs in the same week....

Updated: August 11, 2014, - 09:25 AM

Ask Matt: I lost my job. Now what?

Dear Matt: I lost my job. It was a total shock. Now what?Matt says: The June jobless rate of 4.5...

Updated: August 05, 2014, - 07:59 AM

Ask Matt: Why do I keep seeing the same job ad?

Dear Matt: I keep seeing the same position advertised with a local employer I’d really like to work for. I’ve...

Updated: July 28, 2014, - 08:37 AM

Ask Matt: Why doesn't my boss promote millennials?

Dear Matt: I’m a talented, hardworking millennial who is an asset to my large company. But my manager just doesn’t...

Updated: July 24, 2014, - 10:34 AM

Ask Matt: How can a small-biz manager get ahead?

Dear Matt: I work for a local franchise that’s had nothing but success in recent years. The owner always tells...

Updated: July 15, 2014, - 10:07 AM

Ask Matt: Should I take the offer of a temporary job?

Dear Matt: I’m a recent college graduate who was offered a three-month contract role with a large corporation. I want...

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 03:01 PM

Ask Matt: What do I do when my friend is also my boss?

Dear Matt: I was a finalist for an internal job promotion but did not get it. However, one of my...

Updated: June 30, 2014, - 01:47 PM

Ask Matt: What can I do to fix a failed interview?

Dear Matt: I failed miserably at two recent interviews. Even though I was prepared I was nervous, rambled on and...

Updated: June 23, 2014, - 02:13 PM

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