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Fact-of-the-Week: 24 January 2011


fact of the week

RETURNING TO WORK, OVERQUALIFIED


"Workers who lost a jobduring this recession, but have since found a new one (26% of currently employed adults), are less likely than other workers to say they are satisfied with their job and more likely to say they are overqualified," according to a 2010 Pew survey.


Taylor, P., & Morin, R. (2010). How the great recession has changed life in America. Washington, D.C.: Pew Research Center. Retrieved from http://pewsocialtrends.org/files/2010/11/759-recession.pdf