Karla L. Miller
Karla L. Miller
@Work Advice columnist

Karla L. Miller offers advice on surviving the ups and downs of the modern workplace. Miller, of South Riding, Va., was the winner of the 2011 @Work Advice Contest. The prize? A four-week run as an advice columnist in The Washington Post Magazine. Her smart, sound advice proved popular and the @Work Advice column is now a regular weekly feature. Need advice? E-mail your questions to Karla at wpmagazine@washpost.com.

Latest by Karla L. Miller

@Work Advice: Happy (?) Holidays

@Work Advice: Happy (?) Holidays

Summer vacation-lover is forced to take vacation over the winter holidays. Can they do that?

‘Just say it’ isn’t always easy in an office

‘Just say it’ isn’t always easy in an office

How, and when, to try to talk to loud talkers, poor dressers, complainers and air-freshener lovers.

@Work Advice: She can go home again. But can she work?

@Work Advice: She can go home again. But can she work?

How should one tell potential employers about moving home to nurse a terminally ill parent?

@Work Advice: An accidental snoop, a flu-phobic manager

@Work Advice: An accidental snoop, a flu-phobic manager

One needs to come clean. The other wants to stay germ-free.