Half of people with college degrees are overqualified for their jobs1/29/2013
If you’ve entertained thoughts that your job is, in crude vernacular, “b***h work,” good news — you’re not alone! Yes, college graduates (and future hordes of young people with expensive degrees), that job you’re lucky to have is probably beneath you. But hold the entitlement salad, because while a new study found that nearly half of people with college degrees are overqualified for their positions, the trend is likely to continue over the next decade. The study, based on Labor Department data from 2010, found that the number of college graduates in the workplace (41.7 million) was significantly higher than the number of jobs requiring college degrees (28.6 million). [Source]
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