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: Performance reviews: Why do we need them?

Many employees look at performance reviews as nothing more than busy work. But there are reasons employers want them, and reasons you should take them seriously.

Updated: August 25, 2009, - 11:55 AM

Ask Matt: Following Up With Employers

When following up with an employer after a job interview, pay close attention to the employer's process - and proceed with caution if you break those rules.

Updated: August 25, 2009, - 11:53 AM

Ask Matt: Sending in a Resume After Submission Deadline

Many employers list deadlines for submitting a resume or application for a job opening. If a deadline has passed for a job you want, don't let it stop you, but proceed professionally to get noticed.

Updated: August 24, 2009, - 03:24 PM

Ask Matt: Overcoming Interview Fears

Have a fear of interviewing? You are not alone. These tips and ideas can help you get rid of the interview jitters, and show the employer why you are the best candidate for the job.

Updated: July 27, 2009, - 12:02 PM

Ask Matt: Resources To Help Find A New Career

At some point many people consider switching careers. In other instances, they are forced to switch careers. Here is how to make a smooth transition and find out what you really want to do and what career/profession is right for you.

Updated: July 20, 2009, - 12:25 PM

Getting A Flexible Work Schedule

Love your job but hate the hours? Then maybe coming up with a plan to develop a flexible schedule will be just what you need. Here's how to put together a plan -- and what to prepare for once your boss hears your idea.

Updated: July 12, 2009, - 10:35 PM

Are You LinkedIn?

LinkedIn is a great way to grow your professional contacts base – and to meet people who can provide resources, tips and information on how to succeed in your job, job search and career.

Updated: July 06, 2009, - 02:47 PM

Explaining Gaps In Employment

Whether you are out of the workforce to care for an elderly parent, or simply because you have lost a job, showing employers that you have stayed current with trends in your industry is key.

Updated: June 28, 2009, - 09:12 PM

The Art Of The Interview

Got an interview? Don’t know what the recruiter is going to ask? Don’t panic, follow these tips to help ease your fears and impress the hiring manager. What would you do? (These are questions to hear how you think through a situation.)

Updated: June 28, 2009, - 03:52 PM

Make The Transition Level To Experienced

Making the transition from entry-level to experienced is related to accomplishments as well as years of experience.

Updated: June 22, 2009, - 12:01 PM

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