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If I like public accounting but just don’t like the B4 environment and hours, does it make sense to move to a smaller regional firm? Would be looking to switch from audit to a more niche service line. Part of me is scared about losing better exit opportunities after downsizing, but I’m kind of tired of being worn out by work all of the time. Anyone do this? I see mostly B4 to B4 jumps at the senior level these days, so don’t know if there’s something I’m missing.

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Even mid markets are suffering from understaffing. You may or may not find better hours moving down to mid market. I came from Big 4 searching for better WLB but it’s pretty bad here as well.

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This is why I was thinking about moving to regional instead of national/non-Big 4 mid tier. Worried that it’ll be the same issues popping up with resourcing.

You’ll always have the big 4 on your resume. Maybe not go all the way down to regional. Crowe j hear has pretty good wlb

Drop down to mid market

Come to cohnreznick! Dm for info! I’m really happy I switched from a big 4 to here.

Nice try CR1 you know you’re doing it for the referall bonus. I’ve been working 10 to 12 hour days, we’re pretty shitty too. Just joined the firm not too long ago, former big4

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