Overqualification on the rise among recent graduates: Report

Can lead to lower levels of job satisfaction, higher turnover rates
By Liz Foster
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/11/2015

Years of late-night study sessions, essays and exams go into each undergraduate degree.


But those efforts may not be paying off like they used to — a growing population of recent graduates are overqualified for their jobs, according to a report from Canada’s Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO).