10 signs it’s time to fire a client Here’s No. 6 on the list: “You get the creeps when an email from this client crosses your in-box. You’d rather be reading spam … Or writing it.” Sound familiar? Check out the other nine signs it might be time to abandon ship. By Ragan StaffJan. 25, 2011 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.