Correspondence between educational level and current occupation

Definitions

Over-qualification is determined by assessing the status in employment, the number of subordinates, education and training, and the socio-economic classification. This gives rise to two groups of overqualified persons, defined as follows:

1. Employees with no managerial function who completed tertiary education at a higher education institution and whose job does not require such education and training;

2. Employees with a managerial function and one subordinate a), who completed tertiary education at a higher education institution and whose job does not require such education and training.

a) We consider that employees with a managerial function and more than one subordinate cannot be over-qualified.

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