Underemployment, Definition(s) of

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“A situation in which a worker is employed, but not in the desired capacity, whether in terms of compensation, hours, or level of skill and experience. While not technically unemployed, the underemployed are often competing for available jobs.” (Investorwords.com)

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Investorwords.com (2005). Underemployment definition. Retrieved December 6, 2005, from http://www.investorwords.com/5835/underemployment.html.