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Any advice on getting your foot in the door in the Big 4 companies or the like, ie: PwC, Deloitte, etc. I feel like I have the perfect experience for some of these posted roles but the online application process is a black hole. I’ve seen my resume ‘in review’ for 6+ months or more. Do people only get interviewed for these roles through networking?

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A few things:

1.) Unfortunately a lot of postings are out there and still active right now, but not necessarily hiring. Some of these companies are also scaling back the people they bring on at lower levels with H1-b’s and Green Card processing. (Should not really affect things like secondments which ultimately will probably increase at a lot of larger companies as it may be a way to get around hiring freezes)
2.) Many of these companies want other accounting firm or professional services firm experience. If you don’t have it, it doesn’t mean you won’t get the job, you just have a larger uphill battle.
3.) Find our who is in a higher level role within that area at the company, reach out on LinkedIn and start networking with them. I got my foot into doors at multiple companies that way when I was looking. It may not lead to anything, but it is good interview practice and is not a waste of time.

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