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: 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

Ask Matt: I'm thinking of leaving a large firm for a small one

Dear Matt: I’ve worked at a large company with over 5,000 employees for over 10 years. Now, I’m considering a...

Updated: May 13, 2013, - 09:52 AM

Ask Matt: Why do online applications ask for personal info?

Dear Matt: An online application for a job asked me to complete a “pre-employment background check” section. It said a...

Updated: May 06, 2013, - 10:01 AM

Ask Matt: Should I mention my noncompete agreement?

Dear Matt: I have 15 years of experience in sales and am looking for a new job. I have a...

Updated: May 02, 2013, - 10:10 AM

Ask Matt: How do I really know if a new job is right for me?

Dear Matt: I’ve interviewed with a new company and it sounded great in the first interview, but in the second...

Updated: April 15, 2013, - 08:02 AM

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