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Gifted in the Workplace

Research has shown that high-IQ individuals are likely to perform well at a wide variety of cognitive skills, such as planning, memory, and attention. Assuming high IQ and the advanced cognitive skills that correlate with it are advantageous in most workplaces, it follows that the gifted employee is a sought after and valued employee. Yet there is little agreement about the exact relationship between IQ and career success. Given the wide range of factors that all contribute to professional achievement and job satisfaction, gifted employees will likely enjoy many of the same advantages and suffer many of the same frustrations in the workplace that they do in the rest of life. This entry describes for workplace issues for the gifted.

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