When it comes to getting ahead in your career, it seems rude, demanding and aggressive is the way to go.
A major new study has confirmed what nice guys -- and girls -- may have already suspected. It really does not pay to be pleasant in the workplace.
The research shows that agreeable workers earn significantly lower incomes than their more pushy colleagues. And the gap is especially wide for men.
Researchers in the US examined "agreeableness" levels in more than 10,000 workers across a wide range of professions, salaries and ages.