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

Music teacher’s lost income not a minor issue

Music teacher’s lost income not a minor issue

How should an instructor deal with students who quit with little or no notice?

@WorkAdvice:
When the ‘joke’ is on the guy

@WorkAdvice: <br align='block'>When the ‘joke’ is on the guy

Whether the object of harassment is male or female, it’s not funny.

Who’s the boss?

Who’s the boss?

This boss could fire a difficult employee, but wants to learn to work with her personality.

A know-it-all who knows he needs to change

A know-it-all who knows he needs to change

Worker has been advised to “act dumber.” But is there another way to learn not to be condescending?