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Stress level gap between Big4 and midtier?

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Are month ends in industry just as bad as busy season? I had an interview this week and they talked about working 60s at month end. Not sure if that’s a red flag.

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Thoughts on leaving tax to get into accounting advisory (CFO, controllership and bookkeeping)?

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Guess what day it is guys!!! Guess what day it is!!!! It is my LAST day in Public Accountingggggg!!! Woooohhoooooooo!!! 🤌🤌🥳🥳💃💃👯‍♀️👯‍♀️ It's been 7 lonnngggg years and I am glad to be out. … more

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At what point in your career do you remove internships from your resume? I’m a manager right now and updating my resume. Internship was in a different area, but still relevant to future jobs.

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So what am I suppose to say in these thank you emails and when do I send them? LOL

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Working in Consulting vs tax ? Why?

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Have an interview at PwC next week that’s labeled a “technical interview” and does not require me to be on screen. It’s for an advisory senior role similar to what I do now… which makes me wonder what… more

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Can I interview for 2 different roles at the same time? Same firm.

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If I were to switch to D&I, what would be some exist opps in the future. TIA

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