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Been working midsize for 9 months. I really want to go up to the big 4… 1) is it too early to leave? 2) Is it too late to apply? I’m on the east coast. Preferably NY/NJ if anyone can reference. 3) how do I explain to the recruiter why I’m leaving so early?

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People thirsty for that referral jeez. Btw if you wanna go the RSM route instead pm me for a referral.

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Go for it! You are your own brand. Own it, and do what benefits you!

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Now it’s a good time; however, for personal experience I can tell you that moving from middle market to big4 is challenging, but it definitely looks great in the resume (more opps)

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It is never too late and prob in you favor to do so early so that it does not hold up promotions

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1. Not too early to leave - I left my midsize after 1 yr & 2 months 2. 100% apply, job market is really hot 3. Exposure to public clients & more advanced digital tools

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I would suggest you at least stay until senior unless you have a personal reason for wanting to jump. I also jumped from a mid-size to a B4 recently and I'm glad I went that route. External hire seniors are paid pretty well because they're more needed than associates. PwC in particular goes up to A3 but I was hired as a senior after 2yrs of experience because I promoted at the mid-size.

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If it's a culture issue and not so much a pay issue then go for it. It might not be as easy to get the job and an amazing offer as if you were to jump as a senior though. Again, if you ever decide on PwC just keep in mind the 3 year associate difference to the others.

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1. No 2. Not late 3. the chance to work on complex clients and utilize the large resources at big 4 to help crush team expectations etc you feel like the last 9 months have taught you and you’re looking to expand those skills at big 4

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DM for an EY referral

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Hmu for referral to pwc

If you just want another mm offer while looking at Big 4 hmu for a GT referral

PwC is hiring. If you need referral, you can dm me.

I’d be happy to refer you to kpmg. I’m in the nyc office. Love the people I work with and I feel that the partners do genuinely try to hear thoughts/grievances. More so now then ever, they have been encouraging everyone to think outside the box. (Ie using new data tools, go to market ideas, etc).

Hi what’s the going rate for an S2/S3 almost manager for kpmg in nyc? Thanks I’d be interested in a referral but that’d be a few months from now

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