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Humble question: How do you know you're good enough? I'm a high performer at a local boutique firm in South Africa, looking to apply internationally at MBB/Big 4/Tier 2 (recruitment esp. international is a separate discussion). Since I've only ever been with one firm, I don't have a yardstick to compare myself to. I'm concerned about whether I match up with my peers at other firms. Any advice, experience or 2c on the above is appreciated.

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Try to network with ppl that work at other firms. Ask for informational interviews. Get to know them better to assess things.

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This. If you can confidently interact and speak the same language as folks in top firms, you’re probably good enough.

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Shoot your shot.

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