According to a new Randstad survey, 33 percent of American workers believe they are overqualified or “underemployed” for their current jobs. While this may lead to more turnover, there are things employers can do to mitigate that risk while also finding ways to empower overqualified workers.

Jim Link, managing director of Human Resources for Randstad, a global HR services provider, said the survey data is “surprising” and said it suggests that workers are not challenged enough in their current jobs. “It also raises questions about how this will affect employee turnover and retention as the job market recovers.”

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