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What is staff augmentation? Hear this as a buzz word indicating stay away from this project/firm

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Jeez what a kunta...

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Chill bro. He's probably new

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Seriously? Are you sure you are in Management Consulting or Strategy? Thought Fish Bowl was MC and Strategy. Anyways, to answer your question its a role filled to assist a client to perform a role they lack in their organization in other words "outsourcing". So you're more of a "contractor" as opposed to a consultant.

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Body leasing

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Not MC or Strategy, TS. Thanks

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If you've ever heard of Cognizant it's what they do

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yes

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Basically acting less in an advisory/consulting role and more like staff employed by the client. Except it's for a specific skill set and project. It's especially the case when the actual consulting is done by direct vendor.

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Ok. You get a pass. Btw, What's TS at PWC? Transaction Service? Anyway hope my answer was concise and helpful.

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@kunta the responses you've so elegantly crafted across multiple threads today SCREAM 'pay attention to me'. Lol @ the 'thought FB was MC and strat', as if we are some fucking exclusive club. Btw, KPMG is a sub at my current client and doing 100% staff aug, same can prob be said of my firm at other clients. Get off your high horse

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Ok @D1

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Tipping my hat to D1's 🔥

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@EY1 👍🏾

Lol I'm sorry guys. Sincerely. My bad. 🙈🙏🏾

I am staff Aug right now. I fucking hate it.

It's the worst. You can't be creative or affect change.

What do you do? Suffer through? Try and roll off and burn bridges? I honestly don't know. Help me 😭

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