If none of the other Big4 follow D’s lead in massive layoffs, how does D expect to recruit dedicated employees going forward? Sorry for D folks...

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Laid off by Deloitte last Friday, hired by Google on Monday. Sometimes, layoffs are good. 😎

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Who handled layoffs the best among BIG4? Let’s be honest. And who handled it the worst?

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Just received a text asking about layoffs in the Big 4 in tax. I don’t know of anything. Who is laying off tax talent right now?! Tax reform could happen again in literally a few months!

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How long til big4 start layoffs? No recurring rev & slow pipeline. They will hold people as long as possible primarily bc its “product” & expensive to hire & retrain but math will take over

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Does everyone think there will be lot of layoffs at the big 4, or are our jobs secure? Wife wants to quit her job to take care of our baby so wondering if it makes sense, or should wait it out a few months just in case.

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I am almost done with my first trimester and I’m scared to announce that I am pregnant to EY as there have been talks of layoffs before June 30! Should I wait longer or just go ahead and rip off the bandaid? Been stressing about this a lot , thinking people will judge me for getting pregnant 😢. Please help!!

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Why did Deloitte’s federal practice have layoffs? Given that the clients are large government entities. I can understand it happening in commercial but federal makes no sense

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Any of the big 4/5 announce layoffs yet?

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Fingers crossed the Deloitte partner who assaulted me is being made redundant in this round of layoffs.

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When a Big 4 decides to do layoffs who will most and least likely to be on the chopping block first? Low performers? A2s? Employees that are paid too much for their level? Etc

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Does anyone get emails from InHerSight? I was recently laid off from a top 10 accounting firm, had been there 7 years. I’m a little torn on what my next steps will be, especially due to the way my firm handled layoffs (essentially we were thrown away like garbage). But today I got an email talking highly about PWC... Are things at PWC really that much better than all the other firms? Curious for anyone’s input. Photos in comments of todays email. Thanks!

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Now that everyone had some kind of layoffs confirmed ....What were severance packages in big 4 in the recent layoffs

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Does anyone know what MBB, Deloitte, Accenture and PWC are doing with bonus cuts, salary cuts, and/or layoffs?

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What would you do? I was laid off and now have two directions: 1) Back to old job in industry with security and knowing what I’m getting/how to do the job well/job security but $15k reduction in salary plus nominal API still working 60+ hrs a week... 2) Consulting again at big 4 but don’t know team and threat of unpredictability/more layoffs but $25k increase in salary. Frankly feeling torn. Also, yes, I realize how great it is to have options these days.

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Big 4: We need to stop turnover! *throws pizza parties and suggests yoga* Employees: Stay due to a global pandemic shrinking the job market Also Big 4: Oh shit, they actually stayed. *Layoffs and 'performance separations' ensue*

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I need a supportive group hence coming here and not the company bowl. In my 10 years working , I have never found a place more people friendly , employee focused than EY. But today a peer told a staff as an immigrant She will have to more careful than someone who belong here on her actions cause actions may have negative consequences like she not able to be with family whereas he doesn’t. He also suggested that she needs to be careful as when layoffs happen that immigrant will be let go first.

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KPMG announced yesterday that EA layoffs are coming within the next 2 months.

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Hi Ladies, I was impacted by the COVID-19 layoffs a few weeks ago and let go from my job at Deloitte. I have 2 years experience as an IT Auditor with the big 4 and I am in search of a new job. I’m currently residing in Atlanta Any recommendations on where to apply would be greatly appreciated.

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I am almost done with my first trimester and I’m scared to announce that I am pregnant to EY as there have been talks of layoffs before June 30! Should I wait longer or just go ahead and rip off the bandaid? Been stressing about this a lot , thinking people will judge me for getting pregnant 😢. Please help!!

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Are MBB doing any salary cuts or promotion freezes or is that just a Big4 thing

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Does anyone know what kind of severance D or other big 4 gave during the recent layoffs?

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Anxiety running wild with looming layoffs at Deloitte. Really dreading the start of June all the way up until July. Hope I can weather this storm with my mental health intact. Sigh. It’s about to be a long couple weeks ... 😓 can anyone that’s been laid off and found something even better please offer some words of encouragement/advice? Much appreciated.

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Any suggestions on what to do differently considering the current economic climate? I’m at a Big 4 firm (not Deloitte) and concerned about layoffs. I haven’t taken any vacation this year and don’t want to take the voluntary hour reduction either. I plan to just keep my head down and deliver/sell as best I can. Should I be more proactive? Get involved with a specific big account I’ve been avoiding for a while now?

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Not sure how many of you follow the main EY channel (mostly US discussion), but the layoffs seem to be taking a toll on morale there a bit. Anyone feeling the same here in Canada? Our channel is quieter but it just might be that we are Canadian.

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Fellow 🐠, I became an "EY Alumni" two weeks ago and I'm happy to say that I accepted an offer this morning. If you were hit by the different layoffs, don't lose hope and keep hustling. If there's anything I can do to help, feel free to DM me.

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Are people in industry getting raises this year? I feel like people in big 4 audit are getting fucked because our business isn’t getting impacted nearly as severely as consulting/advisory, yet we still have to take on layoffs and no raises to compensate for those service lines. Are other companies also not giving raises?

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With all these talks about EY layoffs.... curious if anyone from IAAS was let go?

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Why did Deloitte’s federal practice have layoffs? Given that the clients are large government entities. I can understand it happening in commercial but federal makes no sense

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What levels are Deloitte layoffs happening at? Analyst, Manager? Any particular competencies or skillsets being cut?

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Anyone laid off from big four gotten a severance package? Level and what did package include?

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Over under for layoffs in big four for Audit? 2 months is the benchmark.

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Did any of the Big4 start furloughs or layoffs in US?

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Any updates on layoffs, hiring freezes, freezes on promotions/raises/bonuses at Big 4?

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Ideas on when the exit ops competition for consultants will return to normal? Context: With all the layoffs (Deloitte) etc., the market has a lot more consultants going for the same jobs than normal.

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So which firms have had layoffs so far? Ive only heard of midtier firms, no big 4?

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Anyone know how MBB is doing with start dates and layoffs? I feel like big 4 are doing similar things would love to hear what the Crown Jewels are up to lol

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PwC 🐠 - I’m looking to move back to US firm (NYC). SA level. What are my odds for getting a L-1 visa? and how is the current climate at PwC US (eg layoffs, downturn, etc)? I used to be in FS.

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How are layoffs/paycuts/other compensation decreases looking across the Big 4 in the US? Wondering if they’re coming soon as our consulting practices continue to suffer.

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