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For those who came from or went to industry, are the learning experiences similar to B4? How do years of experience in B4 equate to years in industry?

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I would say it probably depends on the role and / or company. I thought when I left that I would not learn as much in industry than I did during my time in public, but I was very wrong. My learning experiences have been comparable if not more beneficial in the long run. But it’s kind of double sided, because I don’t think I would have been successful as I have been without the knowledge base I gained in public. I went to a role as a financial reporting manager, but it was 1 person team and also the primary technical accounting resource. So dipped my toes into a lot of issues that I had not seen in public.

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