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It seems like a lot of people, at least on FB, jump from big 4 to big 4. Is the grass really greener? Doesn't seem that common within MBB.

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Not sure it's different but you do start building your network from scratch. Sometimes that's a good thing - if you or your networks suck, or both.

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Great for the quick jumps in rank and 10k

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I suspect it's more common because people are boxer into certain practices at their firms and only way to do something else is at another firm

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But if your own firm is not willing to promote you, then why is another similarly ranked firm willing to? And does the 10k mean there is a lot of salary disparity within a company / practice?

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