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How badly would you stain your career if you get terminated from a big 4?

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If you got laid off? Not at all. For any other reason? Meh - as long as you didn't do anything unethical it's fairly easy to spinit as "not a good cultural fit" or whatever.

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^agreed. Was in PA long time ago and left due to travel. I just said I wanted to try something different. No biggie. Just be positive. Had a great 25 years in private sector and came right back to PA.

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Baker Tilly: what grade did you come in after 25 year break?

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^ Mgr. Went from SM in private to Mgr at PA. It's all good tho. Love the pay. Love the new city.

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