“Nice guys don't get ahead in salary negotiations, but they don't finish last either, a new study finds. That position is left for women, whether or not they're nice.
Men with disagreeable personalities outearn men with agreeable personalities by about 18 percent, according to research to be published this fall in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Disagreeable women, on the other hand, earn only about five percent more than their sweet and gentle counterparts.”
-- from the Mother Nature Network website (August 16, 2011)
So there’s a major . . .
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