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Client wants to extend staff aug role. Have 0 interest in the work. How to strategically say no?

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If client knows and likes you, explain the kind of work you want to be working on and enlist them in the solution. I’ve done this and ended up turning a staff aug role into a team project where I co created and sold the work to the client. No one knows more about what they need than you do, and a good client is like gold. YMMV.

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Is that your call to make or leadership?

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Explain to your client that women’s brains are like pancakes. They’ll fire you pretty quick.

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Lol. Didn’t even realise OP was EY. I was just taking the p*ss. Man (waffle), that will never get old.

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I have little control at the end of the day , but so far the relationship has been great and client asked my interest about the extension first before speaking to the partner. I haven't talked to the partner yet. Trying to use the client to manage upward and convince them to perhaps find a replacement...

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Go on PTO

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