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: 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

Ask Matt: Researching a Future Employer

How do I thoroughly research a company before applying to or accepting a position there? What questions should I answer about a potential employer?

Updated: May 31, 2011, - 11:02 AM

Multiple Language Skills Could be Key to Career Growth

A global workplace and changing demographics are creating a need for Twin Cities workers who can speak multiple languages.

Updated: May 23, 2011, - 08:18 AM

Cube Makeover: Infusing Personality with Productivity

For many workers their cube is their home away from home. Tips that can help you spruce up your work space and in some cases, help you improve productivity.

Updated: May 16, 2011, - 10:35 AM

Telecommuting Tips for Employees and Employers

With the advances of technology, more and more workers and employers are open to the idea of employees working from home. Here are some advantages — and disadvantages — of both as well as some tips on how to make it work.

Updated: May 09, 2011, - 08:38 AM

Understanding your 401(k) plan

Most employers offer a 401(k) plan but many employees don't always understand or take full advantage of these plans. A few simple steps can make a big difference.

Updated: May 02, 2011, - 10:03 AM

Ask Matt: Moving From One Career to Another

We've all heard about the person who moved into a career completely different than their background and education. It's not easy, but can be done.

Updated: April 25, 2011, - 07:57 AM

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