Spreading The Happiness Advantage

Nearly Half Are Overqualified for Jobs

A January 28, 2013, USA Today article announced a new study, which reported “Nearly half of working Americans with college degrees are in jobs for which they’re overqualified.”  

Data cited in the report included 15% of taxi drivers and 25% of retail sales clerks in 2010 held bachelor’s degrees.  The article also drew attention to recent efforts to “boost” tuition support for college bound students, which has the potential to worsen the problem in the future.

Having the Happiness Advantage is one of many ways individuals are able to differentiate themselves from others when competing for jobs or promotion in the workplace. There is substantial scientific evidence that clearly shows the happiness advantage improves your productivity and overall performance, and maximizing these two personal dimensions will place you in the best possible position for being hired or earning advancement.

Read the complete USA Today article by clicking HERE.