when to stand up to workplace harassment?

So I have had a similar experience to most people in . I went to a target school got decent grades ,hustled and got internships and then finally got a full-time offer from a reputable company.

I felt great and was ready to work hard and prove myself. Unfortunately , I eventually met some loser who felt the need to constantly undermine , harass and pester me 24/7 .

Long story short , one day I just got sick of the pos and I called him a jealous loser. Well, being the bully that he is he got in my face and called me a coward. That was it, I was so mad I couldn't control myself . I punched him once and he dropped , but I wasnt go I hovered over him and continued to punch him about 25 more times. When my boss found out I was fired but that's bs because his pos ass started it. But of course he's a kiss ass and the boss sides with him.

Now I wonder if I can ever get another job

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Dec 22, 2017

Something tells me there's a better way to confront harassing behavior than cold-cocking someone in the face...

Dec 22, 2017

Prepare for homelessness.

Dec 22, 2017

So I can't defend myself?

Dec 22, 2017

This makes me sad for you, but at the same time it reads like a kindergarten short story.

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Dec 22, 2017

So your making fun of me too?

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Dec 22, 2017

I think I actually know a way you can spin this story and experience into something you can leverage into an even more desirable to coveted position.

Are there any bridges around your town? Also, how would you describe your body? Would you happen to have a large stomach and stubby arms? Do you own a wooden club? A grumpy demeanor? Could you quickly come up with three riddles and be prepared to defend something or prevent passage if they are answered wrong?

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Dec 22, 2017

If you're going to troll, can you at least try to be like a tiny bit funny?

Dec 22, 2017

I'll kick your ass too

Dec 22, 2017

The guy was a bully who misread you and didn't think you'd snap.

Problem, given that corporate environments work like kindergarten he still wins because you get punished. Mighta been different back in the 80's where someone got punched on the trading floor every day but that was then.

Instead read this book:

https://www.amazon.com/21-Dirty-Tricks-Work-Politi...

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Dec 22, 2017
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