employed only part-time when one needs full-time employment or not making full use of your skills
"migrants are likely to be poor and underemployed"; "able people are kept underemployed"
Employed in a job for which one is overqualified; or employed in a job that does not pay as much as one wants or expects.
The numerical value of underemployed in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of underemployed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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You see these disenfranchised people, and it’s a very good recruitment pool, (Jihadists) are looking for angry, underemployed guys. It’s a good target audience for them.
In Ethiopia we have more than 500 underemployed female weavers in each village. We have a responsibility to give them a job -- and then show their work to the world. i'm very happy to make a sustainable income to support my family and also to work for a well-known fashion brand in Ethiopia.
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