Why do many tax lawyers end up going to Big 4 firms and act like a know-it-all - when they are actually law firm rejects??
Facebook vs Google - What are some of the biggest work culture differences btwn the two? Particularly for someone coming from big 4 into tech.
How valuable is having a B4 name on the resume? Currently at a boutique and have the option to join B4 (not KPMG) or industry. Industry would pay more for the first couple years. Wondering if B4 would be the better option for the long run
Do you think about climate change on a Daily/Weekly/Monthly basis? Curious what big 4 accountants feel as I await the next round of California fires.
Has anyone had an experience where they switched big 4 and ended up being such a good decision? Trying to get some light
Congrats to all the folks who got promoted this year! Happy for everyone but still feeling a little blue.. was really hoping to make it to the next level this year. Looking for some advice.. do I slog it out for one more year in current big 4 or do I try to jump to another firm at the next level?
Really wanna try secondment/global mobility program, but really want to quit PwC as well... do other big 4 do global mobility program too?
I am planning to do masters in cybersecurity . I migrated from India where I did my under grad. 35 M working as M at Big 4 with 12 YOE and making 170k. I feel doing a masters from US will add to my knowledge and some brand value to my education space in my resume . Any good school recommendations for online masters ? Was thinking between CMU , Berkeley , Georgie tech . Would prefer something that doesn’t need GMAT, less than 100k total tution and good brand name . Thank you. !!!
Just left Big 4 consulting for sales strategy at a Tier 2 tech co (LinkedIn, Salesforce, etc.). Bain reached out today, any good reason to entertain?
Got a side gig that might be impacted by independence requirements at b4. Will b4 require me to just stop what I’m doing or shut the corp down?
Any idea if large regional firm would let me go same day if giving notice that I am moving to a small firm? Or will they have me work the two weeks? They have let others go same day, but they were going to big 4.
Which of the big 4 have either slack or msft teams? I’m wondering if it is just kpmg that is way behind the times.
Are there any real differences between the Big 4 in FDD or all the same? I know for audit they’re basically all the same
Has anyone jumped from Big 4 Advisory to Tier 1 Consulting firms (e.g. MBB). Was the jump at the same, higher or lower level?
How is tech consulting in big 4 different from other consulting firms like ibm, capgemini etc?
Hi Fishes, I am basically stuck while taking a decision. Two weeks back, I have joined the big 4. Now I have an offer from capgemini offering me around 4 L more that my current ctc. Should I consider moving to capgemini considering WLB. Will big 4 release me as I am still being onboarded. Also If they ask me to serve notice, will capgemini wait for me during notice period at big 4. Please help guys.
How many years does one have to spend at a B4 in order for it to really stand out on the resume?
Just signed an offer with a mid-tier coming from B4. About to put in my 2 weeks, but will they ask me to leave immediately because I’m headed to another public accounting firm?
Curious - what does it take to get fired in big 4 consulting? Anyone have stories they are willing to share?
Today was my last day in B4 PA! Started from intern to manager and learned a ton. Now excited to take my $25k increase and join a Fortune 500 company in Jan! Work/life balance here I come!
Unexpected side effect of thorough Marie Kondo-ing my closet: online shopping is no longer enjoyable. My wallet thanks me but I need a new hobby to entertain me during my coronavirus self- isolation
Guys please help!! How to negotiate salary with recruiter over email? I just got the offer letter. I would obviously like to be paid 10k more than the offer. What should I do?
For those with kids, how would you feel if someone without kids told you “I chose not to have kids, because of where I want to spend my time. And, my priorities outside of work should carry as much weight as yours (meaning kids)”?
Have interview coming up, guidance on preparing business case, and conducting the analysis on the business case?
What is the best way to request a week of remote work? 2 managers and myself in workstream, one rolls off end of this week...could use a week at home, burning out from this travel
Has anyone ever had a student in their classroom who became very sick part way through the school year? What did you do to show support as a teacher/school community?
Hi Tax Bowlers, I'm an experienced associate (2yrs) in a Big 4 Transfer Pricing division. I have reached a point in my career where I am considering taking up a professional certification. Several colleagues recommended taking up either ACCA or CFA, however, I see little connection between these certifications and the work that I am currently doing, and what I plan to do in the future. What would you guys suggest? Would it be detrimental to my career if I did not take up any certifications?
Anyone else care more about getting into a top grad school (ivy- MIT-Stanford) more to please your grandparents and overseas relatives than the career benefits? I feel a weight has been lifted as the eldest sibling
Have any US 🐠 gone abroad for their MBA? Looking at LBS / HEC. Pros, cons? Not looking to exit into MBB, FAANG.
So I had a Zoom presentation to a partner and a manager. The whole time the partner had a smirk on his face. Even the manager noticed. He didn’t understand why he was smirking and I said maybe
For big 4 M and above. Reached out to independence compliance desk about reporting cryptos exchange accounts and here is exact language for response: "as of now bjtcoins or other cryptocurrencies are not reportable l. Bitcoin wallets will be reportable in the future but that is also not in effect yet. We have not received information on when these changes will be taking place. For the short term, you do not need to worry about reporting them."
My wife has a job opportunity in San Diego. We are thinking about moving from dc. Anyone have thoughts on sd? We have visited a few times, but mostly for touristy things.
Do other big 4 have Executive Assistants? KPMG is saying they are doing what other big 4 models are using. Do the partners and MDs do their on admin work?
What’s the case for going to MBB for 2-3 years before trying to make a jump to FAANG vs going straight to FAANG post-MBA?
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