For Round 2 of the @Work Advice Contest we asked our finalists to tell us in 500 words or less what the biggest problem is in the workplace today and how it can be solved. Read their responses and cast your vote for your favorite finalist in the poll below by 11:59 p.m. ET Friday, Oct. 7. (One vote per person.)

Read each contestant’s Round 2 answers

Leslie Anderson | Dean Buckley | Cindy Coe | Rachel Homer | Abbey Kos | Karla Miller | Richard Wong | Michele Woodward

The judges are debating which contestant will be granted immunity, and will announce their decision on Thursday. The two lowest vote-getters without immunity will be eliminated from the contest.