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Is senior promotion automatic in big 4? How do you not get promoted to senior? Do you have to be really bad not to get promoted to senior?

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Not automatic, but 9/10 will get it. Only seen a handful not and it mostly seemed political, not technical

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You’d have to be straight stupid to not get it lol

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I got a bucket 2 (1 being highest) and I didn’t get promoted. Every SM that I worked with personally complained about my lack of promotion. Even my partner pushed for me, but it was denied at the city leader level. Said something about lack of business need. Then I told them it was BS a senior needs a business case for a promotion and I jumped to a competitor. On my exit interview I told them to change leadership because they have no pulse on the current market.

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Depends on service line, core teams are usually automatic, specialty groups- have seen both early promo and delayed promo .

In my experience it was more automatic pre covid then it is now. I have had a couple of people in my group not promoted the past couple cycles. There could be performance based problems which cause someone not to be promoted or sometimes a political reason though in my experience that is typically blamed on performance rather than office politics.

It would require a lot of people to openly speak out about why they think you shouldn’t get it or one person with a ton of pull to speak out. Generally staff who work hard and learn won’t have that happen.

Depends on situation. We hire some advanced degrees at staff 2, but depending on when they join and how they develop they may not be ready to be a senior so they take another year. I was hired straight from PhD to senior and it was rough.

Are you planning on underperforming?

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