How are MDs vs Partners treated in your firm? PwC, EY

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As professionals and humans? The same way.

Are there different responsibilities which in some cases require for Partners to have different roles or access to information? Of course.

Thank you P1. I was thinking about hierarchy. I am weighing MD or going out on my own, as I'm over 50.

P3, I have heard that's a possibility, but it's not an option for me. I've inquired to basically any partner that could sponsor me, and have never received any "buying signals."

I hear how great I am, and how everyone supports me, but I always seem to need another year. It's why I'll leave one way or another by the end of the year.


Honestly kind of sad. MD’s can’t sign off on new engagements sometimes and so I’ve seen kinda pathetic situations where they ask for permission to partners who then have given them a hard time and I feel like their pride takes a hit

FAAS Senior Manager here and have MDs signed-off on engagement letters left and right. Not sure who's telling you otherwise.

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