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  • Work Advice: How to navigate social situations outside the office Oct 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
  • Work advice: A big screaming deal Sep 29, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
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  • Work Advice: Assessing the move to a lower-paying job Sep 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
  • Work Advice: Bunking with the boss; paycheck privacy Sep 8, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
  • Career Coach: Beware the power-hungry boss Sep 1, 2013 12:00 AM
    There are a lot of problems that result when leaders do not share power. Those who have false perceptions of their own importance and power spend a lot of time reinforcing it, showcasing it and trying to protect it. Their hoarding of power leads to feelings of powerlessness among others. I have heard some employees in these work units say they were thrilled when their bosses weren’t at work since it was more relaxing for everyone else there, and they could concentrate on doing their jobs without the presence of the powerful boss.

     
  • Work Advice: When a background check goes awry Aug 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
  • You may try to soothe a moody boss by connecting with him or her boss when they’re not being moody, and not just when you want something.

    How to handle moody bosses Aug 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    I avoid interacting with my boss because he is so moody. My boss is horrible about approving vacation requests. I’ve had a few vacation requests sitting in his queue for more than a month. I’d like to book flights soon, so I can’t just wait for him to get with the program. He should just look at the calendar and either grant it or say, “Sorry, someone has that day off already.” It’s not that difficult.

     
  • Work Advice: Potty clarity in the office Aug 11, 2013 12:00 AM
    A longtime employee in our federal government office was “Bob” and now is “Barbara.” When it was time for Barbara to start living as a woman, she spent a year using a designated unisex bathroom with only one toilet. After a year, she began using the women’s multi-stall bathroom in preparation for her sex-change operation. Under federal policy, Barbara is using the “gender-appropriate bathroom.”

     
  • Work Advice: Is the photo in your email G-rated? Aug 4, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
  • Work Advice: When a good boss goes bad Jul 28, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
  • Work Advice: How to deal high calorie events at work Jul 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
  • Work Advice: Ask me no favors, I'll tell you no lies Jul 14, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
  • Work Advice: ‘Biz With Friends’ is a dangerous game Jul 7, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
  •  Don’t immediately reject the idea of working part time while attending medical school; it’s grueling but not unheard of. You also might be able to thread the suture needle by applying for deferred acceptance, if your desired school offers it.

    Work advice: Should med school dream be deferred? Jun 30, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
  • Work Advice: When HR goes off the rails Jun 23, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
  • Advice on handling problems at work Jun 16, 2013 12:00 AM
    Surface problems in a workplace can usually be resolved between sensible individuals. Systemic problems require painful, large-scale intervention by management or external forces; without that support, workers are generally limited to hunkering down or fleeing.

     
  • Work Advice: Freelance doesn’t mean free Jun 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
  • Work Advice: Unlinking from unwanted connections Jun 2, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
  • Work advice: Which comes first, business or pleasure? May 19, 2013 12:00 AM
    Karla L. Miller writes an advice column on navigating the modern workplace. Each week she will answer one or two questions from readers.

     
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