KUHF Conversations: New Study Finds Overqualified Workers Not as Productive

As more people in Houston and across the nation hunt for work, more employers are dealing with overqualified applicants. A new study from the University of Houston looks at the impact hiring overqualified workers can have both on the employer, and the employee. KUHF's David Pitman sat down with study author and UH associate psychology professor Christiane Spitzmueller to talk about it.
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David Pitman

Local Host, Morning Edition

The one question David hears most often isn't "What is it like to work for an NPR member station?" or "Have you ever met Terry Gross?" (he has)...