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: Spheres of non-influence

@Work Advice: Spheres of non-influence

A reader wants to keep work life and personal life totally separate. Is that unusual?

@Work Advice: To protect, serve — and be paid differently

@Work Advice: To protect, serve — and be paid differently

A police officer wonders why first responders operate under different rules regarding overtime.

@Work Advice: When your boss thinks you’ll blab

@Work Advice: When your boss thinks you’ll blab

Is the boss right? Or paranoid? How to give a doubter the benefit of a doubt.

@Work Advice: Sticky political wickets

@Work Advice: Sticky political wickets

What’s “embarrassment” got to do with hiring, anyway?