I see lots of Big4 coming to MBB but would anyone move from MBB to Big4 (below partner)?

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I think people are always willing to move to Harvard.

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For what? Slightly better hours and much lower comp and exit opportunities? Might as well stick out and exit to industry.

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We’ve had a fair number in our group. Honestly beneath the partner level they haven’t done well, so I’d assume they were counseled out and wanted to stay in the game.

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I’ve seen a bunch across multiple firms. Usually they’ll come over as they hit a wall in career progression at MBB, but still want to stay in consulting. The most common level I’ve seen this occur is former MBB will leave as an engagement manager and land a level up at Big 4 (director / srmgr. - each firm has diff title for level).

I’ve seen McK AP to B4 MD a few times.

It seems the compensation equivalency is usually MBB level = Big 4 level + 1. McK AP = Big 4 MD, McK engagement mgr = Big 4 Director / senior manager….etc etc

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