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: Does where you went to school really matter?

Dear Matt: I’m an entry-level IT professional and since I’ve joined the working world, I’ve noticed my peers and co-workers...

Updated: October 13, 2014, - 02:11 PM

Ask Matt: How do I tell my boss I've got a new job?

Dear Matt: I work for a very small company and have been a major asset to my organization — only...

Updated: October 13, 2014, - 02:09 PM

Ask Matt: Should I take a temp job if I want a permanent one?

Dear Matt: I’m unemployed, and even though I’m seeking full-time employment I’m considering accepting a six-month temporary job. What happens...

Updated: October 02, 2014, - 10:58 AM

Ask Matt: How can I make my résumé stand out?

Dear Matt: I always wonder what makes my résumé stand out to one company or recruiter and not another? I...

Updated: September 22, 2014, - 08:29 AM

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

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