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: Got any tips for a passive job seeker?

Dear Matt: I’m what they call a passive job seeker. I’m currently employed and open to hearing about new career...

Updated: August 04, 2013, - 12:58 PM

Ask Matt: What should I do in case I lose my job tomorrow?

Dear Matt: I’ve been happily employed with the same company for four years. But if I lost my job tomorrow...

Updated: July 29, 2013, - 08:00 AM

Ask Matt: I burned bridges at my old job, but I want to go back

Dear Matt: What advice would you give to someone considering applying for a job at a previous employer where you...

Updated: July 22, 2013, - 07:27 AM

Ask Matt: Why don't companies do more for new employees?

Dear Matt: I’ve had a few jobs where I felt the employee orientation and initial training was lackluster and that...

Updated: July 15, 2013, - 09:03 AM

Ask Matt: How can I improve my interviewing skills?

Dear Matt: I struggle at interviewing. Do you have some tips on how I can better prepare for the interview...

Updated: July 08, 2013, - 10:37 AM

Ask Matt: How do 'returnships' benefit job seekers?

Dear Matt: I’ve recently heard of job seekers embarking on returnships. Are you familiar with these, and could an experienced...

Updated: July 01, 2013, - 07:53 AM

Ask Matt: Why are they asking me to interview a job candidate?

Dear Matt: I’ve been asked by my supervisor to help interview candidates for some open positions in my department. I...

Updated: June 10, 2013, - 10:23 AM

Ask Matt: Do they think the way I spell my name is a typo?

Dear Matt: My first name is “Milissa”, not “Melissa”. I’d like to know if employers will not look at my...

Updated: June 04, 2013, - 10:09 AM

Ask Matt: How can Gen Y graduates make a better impression?

Dear Matt: I’m a Gen X hiring manager who is set to interview and hire a new crop of college...

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 08:22 AM

Ask Matt: Big savings for them, small raise for me! Why's that?

Dear Matt: Two employees in my department who made about $100,000 combined left the company, leaving me more work and...

Updated: May 20, 2013, - 09:44 AM

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