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Having 7 YOE to only make 65k with an MBA is the most stressful thing for me, especially at a Big 4. I’ve been trying to get into tech and the recruiters would reach out then are nowhere to be found. I’ve been wanting some assistance but feel like I’m talking to the wrong people.

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OP - help us help you. What practice at pwc? If you’re saying you’ve done everything folks are suggesting then what you’re doing isn’t working and for us to help you you have to be more specific.

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Not to be negative, but all of your replies to peoples’ questions for more information are very vague. You are leaving out important details which makes it hard to help.

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Pretty sure they just want to rant

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What’s your area of expertise? Post a resume for those to view and comment. Something isn’t making sense here. We just made an offer to a not yet finished undergrad intern for more than $75k….

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You can post images on fishbowl like so. Post a redacted screenshot of your resume.

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Lol, can't wait for everyone too see OPs resume and be like "oh..."

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I’d appreciate if there was more positivity under posts such as these. Never know what someone is going through.

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There’s no way you spent 7 years at PwC and still be at 65k.

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It definitely is easier said than done, but I’m still actively trying. It gets frustrating knowing that this is what I’m currently dealing with. I’m just open to network and find bigger and better for me and my family.

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Are you in the US? My starting salary was $65K 6-7 years ago. You need to leave, you should be in the $150k bracket if you are lazy and $200K+ if you are aggressive. How can we help?

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AM1 - I already acknowledged that in my post that it wasn’t all at PWC. Read the post from anyone in Big 4 - if you have 7 YOE including whatever time at PWC, $65K is low. Period. Don’t label anyone as retarded also. You keep on referencing industry when he asked about Big 4 - $150K with 7 years of experience is not crazy high or unattainable with the background . These are all realistic #s and I’m saying this being at KPMG.

Let’s get your resume right. That’s the first step

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I’ve had a resume writer along with other peers

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What level and what practice are you at PwC?? Are you in an AC? 7 YOE and MBA make no sense to be making 65k/year. I’m assuming you’re at the AC bc core is minimal 70k I believe and that’s for first years out of school

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Then what level are you??

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Sounds like you're being taken advantage of, is there any other info you can provide? Have you been actively applying?

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I apply to at least 10 openings a day and feel discouraged.

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Even for some of the immigrants I’ve seen typically abused, this takes the crown. Are you an immigrant? What is your specialty?

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Ok. Are you a core PwC employee or part of the Acceleration Center?

Background in Accy/Fin is one thing but do you have a specific skill set?

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Yes. I’ve also reached out direct DM to help with no response. This is starting to get sus

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My apologies. I’m checking it out now.

Putting aside the fact that this seems fake, really love all the positive energy here and willingness to help!

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Please DM. Happy to submit your resume or reach out to any of my contacts at other firms

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The only way this makes sense is that OP isn’t a core employee but works with PwCs Acceleration Center.

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I’m not with the AC team at all

Yes. Maybe back office or operations. STILL 7 YOE+ MBA (even if it’s not top 25 - 50), no way should that be $65K

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Is MBA full time from top 20ish school?

Yeah, I threw in the "ish" because there are some decent schools in the 20-50 range, but many (most?) in that range are a waste of resources. It can be hard to make a big jump in comp without a strong brand (school or firm) on your resume.

Yeah this doesn’t really make sense. I concur. No specifics. No response to DMs for help. Please prove of otherwise

This is not fake. Please keep in mind that it is the holidays, and you don’t have access to my personal life. There’s nothing fake at all about this post and I will be reaching back out once I’m in a space to. I’m spending time with my family and hope that you all do the same. Happy holidays.

I appreciate those who reached out to assist. I’ve contacted those who I saw telling me to reach out.

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