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: Do recruiters really care about cover letters?

Dear Matt: I have an outstanding track record as an executive with some pretty successful companies. I’ve been unemployed for...

Updated: March 11, 2013, - 10:14 AM

Ask Matt: What should I do now to get a job after graduation?

Dear Matt: College graduation is only a few months away. While some of my peers have jobs lined up, I...

Updated: March 04, 2013, - 09:56 AM

Ask Matt: I've had one job offer, but I might get another one ...

Dear Matt: I received a job offer over the phone on a Wednesday. However, I have two other opportunities I’m...

Updated: February 25, 2013, - 09:38 AM

Ask Matt: How can I find a new job in a new state?

Dear Matt: My husband was transferred out of state for his job and now I need a new job in...

Updated: February 18, 2013, - 09:29 AM

Ask Matt: What should I do about managing my career path?

Dear Matt: I love my job and company, but don’t feel they invest in my professional development. I don’t see...

Updated: February 11, 2013, - 09:22 AM

Ask Matt: Why didn't my interviewer ask me any questions?

During a recent interview, the interviewer spoke the entire time and didn’t really ask me any questions. How do I get a word in and show what I’m capable of and why I am the right fit for this job?

Updated: February 05, 2013, - 03:03 PM

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

Dear Matt: I’ve had some great interviews and know some companies have contacted my references. I didn’t get those jobs...

Updated: February 05, 2013, - 03:02 PM

Ask Matt: Why do they want me to take an assessment test?

Dear Matt: I've been to a few interviews recently in which I had to complete an assessment test. I was not prepared for this. Why do companies use assessments, what are the most popular assessments out there, and what role do these play when companies hire?

Updated: January 20, 2013, - 05:29 PM

Ask Matt: Is age really an issue?

If you believe you're too old, then you are too old. Here's some advice on finding a job.

Updated: April 03, 2012, - 10:59 AM

How can I land a job back home in Minnesota?

Dear Matt: I'm from Minnesota, but have worked in Arizona for the past decade. Now I want to move back to the Twin Cities, but I'm having a hard time getting noticed by employers. Do employers frown on hiring out of state? How can I overcome the distance barrier and get an interview?

Updated: January 30, 2012, - 11:17 AM

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