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: They asked me back; now they won't return my calls

Dear Matt: A company invited me for a second interview on a Wednesday. On Tuesday I e-mailed the recruiter to...

Updated: August 08, 2011, - 09:08 AM

How to manage workers who are older than you

Dear Matt: I'm a younger manager who is working with a lot of more experienced and older employees. I don't consider my age to be an issue, but how can I get my team to believe in me, and how can I be the leader this department needs when people may be cynical about my ability because of my age?

Updated: August 01, 2011, - 09:23 AM

All done with entry level jobs?

I've been out of college for a few years and while I've been considered an entry-level employee in my first two jobs, I feel I'm ready to make the next step in my career. What steps should I take to show future employers I'm no longer entry-level, but instead ready to move into more prominent roles?

Updated: July 25, 2011, - 10:53 AM

How to deal with a micromanaging boss

I love my job but my boss is a total micromanager. He picks apart everything I do and even though I get great performance reviews I feel he doesn’t trust me. Help!

Updated: July 18, 2011, - 08:37 AM

Do job fairs really work?

Are job fairs still a good way to find jobs? Do employers actively recruit at these job fairs, or are they more of a networking event?

Updated: July 11, 2011, - 09:13 AM

When the Job You Want Doesn't Offer the Salary You Need

When the job you want doesn’t offer the salary you need

Updated: July 05, 2011, - 12:04 PM

Ask Matt: Inside the Mind of the Hiring Manager

A look at what those doing the interviewing and hiring want from you, the job seeker.

Updated: June 27, 2011, - 09:06 AM

Back to the Future: How to Get Rehired at a Previous Employer

Many job seekers leave a company only to seek employment with that company again in the future. A look at how to approach this situation if it happens to you.

Updated: June 20, 2011, - 09:06 AM

How to Apply for a Job Within, and Not Burn Bridges

This job seeker was miserable in her current job and even though she gave a verbal commitment to one year in her new role, can’t pass up this promotional opportunity. Advice on how to approach this type of situation and not burn bridges.

Updated: June 10, 2011, - 10:16 AM

Standing Out in a Sea of Applicants

How you present yourself in a résumé and interview is just as important as having the right education, experience and skill set.

Updated: June 06, 2011, - 08:11 AM

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