Is Being a Jerk Good For Your Career?


Nice Guys May Truly Finish Last—Here Comes The Science!
Steve Jobs may have been brilliant, but he was also notorious for yelling and screaming to get things done.
Steve Jobs may have been brilliant, but he was also notorious for yelling and screaming to get things done.

It might be fashionable (and a little pessimistic) to say “nice guys finish last,”

Consider the fictional life of Gordon Gecko—or the very real Steve Jobs, known as a notorious screamer. It may seem that bad behavior pays off.

However, is being a jerk—or other things commonly thought of as undesirable—really beneficial to your career? According to Cracked.com, it might be the case.

A list of six things that sound unsuitable for your career—but in reality, just might be helpful:

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