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Current situation: at early stages of my career in finance in Australia. Have 2 offers on the table What would you choose? Analyst at a start up (potential to move up the ladder quickly) OR Senior analyst at a big 4 (looks good on the resume)

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Big 4. I say that coz you learn a lot at a Big 4. Start up job will teach you too, but differently. I have worked with so many people over my 18 years career, and I can confidently say that those who worked in Big 4 firms earlier in their career shine in the financial services industry more.

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Big 4, get the name and experience from there and then you can go to the startup

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Get the credentials from a big 4. You'll find it's easier to hop around after the fact because you're ex big 4

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Big 4- you need this new experience at top firm…what about the salary offer? Same?

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You Are early in your career.. chase money until you figure out what you want

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Need more info. What will you be doing at both? What do you want to do longer term? Big 4 is decent on resume but I’ve worked at both and the start up experience was significantly better / more relevant to what I do now / wanted to do at the time. Obviously quality of startups vary widely so that would be a consideration as well

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