Opinion question: do people in Big 4 dislike their jobs more than their counterparts in other industries or smaller accounting/advisory firms? I’m a first year for reference, would like to gauge the room of corporate America. Also trying to gauge exits for down the line, but don’t want to hold a “grass is greener” mentality

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What service line are you in? The hate within the big4 is not distributed evenly

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Used to be in the risk/IA group and absolutely hated it, as did everyone else there. I recommend getting out asap unless you want to do IA in industry. It's not a job anyone really enjoys. At best it's boring but bearable. If you want any level of interest in your job, try going to another service line or jumping to industry before you get pigeonholed.

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Yes. All my friends left to go into industry or smaller firms and they enjoy it much better. Hours and work life balance isn’t the same.

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people come here to vent so you will definitely see the worst side of it. I love my job but still vent here all the time!

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I think the hate/hr is the same. We just work more

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It’s really dependent on character and team.

I don’t know. Most seem to stick it out because the pay and bonus is a lot higher than most smaller firms.

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