overqualified

Overqualification, Engagement, & Satisfaction

In this research conducted in Portugal, overqualified employees were less engaged in their jobs and less satisfied with them. The more overqualified they perceived themselves to be, the less engaged and satisfied they were. Should I Accept this Job, or…



Penalties for the Overqualified

This research suggests that hiring managers penalize overqualified candidates because they assume two things about them. First, they assume that overqualified candidates have less interest in the organization and its mission than less-qualified candidates. Second, they assume that overqualified candidates…