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: What to do when your boss’s leg shaking affects your work

Work advice: What to do when your boss’s leg shaking affects your work

Plus, is it okay to be interviewed by a former candidate who turned down the job?

Work advice: The 411 on a boss who calls and e-mails 24/7

Work advice: The 411 on a boss who calls and e-mails 24/7

Plus, when is it a good time in the interview process to ask for a four-fifths time schedule?

@Work Advice: Booze and blues clues

@Work Advice: Booze and blues clues

Workers seek advice about a colleague who may be drinking and one who seems depressed.

@Work Advice: This salaried worker is being docked for ‘undertime’

@Work Advice: This salaried worker is being docked for ‘undertime’

Also, should a mandatory orientation count as work time?