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Are there staff/seniors/managers here that are looking to leave B4 and go to smaller/midsize public accounting firms? Or does everyone generally want to leave for industry?

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Why leave from Big4 to little league to industry instead of Big4 to industry?

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If I were to leave for industry, I’d want to work for a large company - preferably F200 size. So going midsize would not make sense for me. I’d have all the same public accounting drama plus clients I’d hate. Then again... I love my job so I’m not going anywhere any time soon. 🤷🏻‍♀️

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I’m considering going to a smaller firm (<500 employees), but I have no desire to work in industry and no desire to become a partner at a larger firm. I do want to make a career out of public accounting so I think it makes sense for me to be at a smaller firm where I may have a better shot at making partner .

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I’ve heard of people that go to industry and don’t really like it so they go back to public in a midsized, but haven’t heard of people going from big four to mid-sized

We’ve had several people go to mid from my group - mostly because they either 1) couldn’t get promoted for a particular reason or 2) were promised a promotion

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