Thursday, August 25, 2011

Mind:  Nice Guys Finish Second, Women Finish Last

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%, 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 5% more than their sweet and gentle counterparts.

For more, see Nice Guys Finish Second, Women Finish Last by Stephanie Pappas, August 15, 2011 at LiveScience.

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