If a worker is feeling overqualified in their current job, perhaps it is time to move on. This is according to a meta-analysis of 25 years of studies on "perceived overqualification," published in the Journal of Vocational Behavior.

Researchers at Florida Atlantic University's College of Business and Florida International University say workers who feel overqualified are less satisfied with their jobs and less committed to the organization. As a result, they are more likely to search for a job which better fits their capabilities.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.