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: How can I prepare my interview answers?

Dear Matt: When it comes to interviewing, I know the questions I will be asked — but I never seem...

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 03:44 PM

Ask Matt: How can I be a success in the sports industry?

Dear Matt: I’m seeking a career working in the sports industry. What’s the key to success?Matt says: For many people,...

Updated: September 15, 2014, - 07:51 AM

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

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