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1 year of experience in Finance Transformation (mid-market) and trying to pivot to B4. Haven’t had any luck with applications in recent months. Feeling discouraged...how can I better position myself to make this jump?

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Are you applying cold? Can you network your way into getting a referral or introduction?

Thank you for the response. I’ll continue tapping into / expanding my network

Feeling discouraged is normal .... but millions of people are looking for jobs, so it’s not you. Network and get a referral where you can. But also understand many firms just aren’t hiring much, if at all. PwC had, or still has, a hiring freeze. And that puts even more competition for open jobs at the other 3, assuming they’re all hiring. So be patient, give it time, network, and keep your ears open for available positions.

I didn’t consider that, but it doesn’t help that you just have 1 yoe. You won’t have the experience PwC is looking for for a SA role, and experienced associates (people with at least 1 yoe) are usually fewer and farther in between. Right now we have 17 Associate-level roles open. 9 are internal or seasonal. Most the rest are audit. Senior Associate has 102 open roles with 38 internal. So more open roles and way broader scope of types of jobs. You may just need to ride this out. Not saying it’s impossible, but the circumstances make it tough at the moment.

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