Once upon a time, there was a certain stigma attached to overqualified candidates for any job. The prevailing wisdom was that there was something wrong, some major flaw or defect, that would force someone to search for a job beneath his or her experience or skill. Unfortunately, those attitudes have been slow to change, despite the wide range of people who are interested in scaling back responsibility for less stressful jobs in order to have more time to devote to friends, family, and personal health and well-being.

The sad thing is that this attitude is often costing companies valuable and talented employees they