For those in big 4, how much time between accepting an offer and start date have you been able to ask for? Is a month feasible/how should one phrase it? Two weeks just doesn’t feel like enough with this heavy burnout/having to wrap up deals at old firm
Anyone know how much PwC audit director makes? Or other big 4 equivalent of that? Thanks.
What’s the best way to get into crypto? Finally left the big 4 world where independence sucked and made me jump through a bunch of hoops just to invest in anything from certain stocks to crypto. Looking to learn a lot.
How much experience do you need to be seriously considered for jobs that ask for “5 years” experience? I have 1.5 years of Big 4 experience. Do you typically include the 2-3 years of college (basic bookkeeping) level accounting jobs / internships as experience as well? (Including college part time accounting jobs gets me closer to 4-5 years experience - just not sure if that’s generally viewed as “valid” experience)
Working as an audit staff in big 4 shared service centre. It's been 2 years. I really don't like what I do there, also it seems I won't like what I'll be doing there even after becoming senior. Thinking of leaving and joining industry once ACCA qualified. (One more paper left). But people around me discourage that growth potential and earnings in industry are way less compared to public accounting. I know that too but I still want to leave. I'd like to stick to core accounting. Thoughts pls
How much are the hourly rates for the seasonal contractors at the B4 firms? Especially in tax. Thanks
Divorced M 🐠 here who's scared of commitment now. For people looking for an LTR, how certain are you about someone b4 you decide to go exclusive? For e.g. 25% or 75% that he/she is the right person?
Does Big 4 hires H1-B transfers for the positions that they originally don’t hire someone for who would go through H1-B lottery?
Would it be a bad move to leave B4 FDD for somewhere like A&M or HL or Riveron as a soon to be A2? I’m being recruited and their practice seems to be growing like crazy so I see it as being a good opportunity to ride the growth and get paid more in the meantime. Any advice?
Everyone talks about career suicide if you leave big 4 too soon, but shouldn’t overall life satisfaction be more important?
Do Big 4 give more time to settle down in the new job compared to a mid size? Does it work the same way when people are asked to improve before the firing i.e, big 4 gives more time to improve?
What big 4 firm has the best wlb for risk?( i know theyre all not good but I know some are better than others)
What is the stereotype of each Big 4 firm?
I'm getting my MBA from the University of Arizona, how prestigious is the AACSB accreditation? And do MBB or Big 4 Consultant firms care about it?
How can I learn more about the work and day to day expectations of FDD Advisory? Looking for resources to educate myself in the service line as well as advice. I’m an S1 in audit in the PNW at a Top 15 firm but looking to move to NYC and make a switch to FDD either to Big 4 or another large firm by the end of the year
Has anyone moved from audit to recruiting within the big 4? How did you do it? How is the job?
How valuable is industry experience? Standard advice is stay in B4 till manager, but I see managers saying they struggle to find jobs because they lack industry experience. Trying to decide whether I
Do big 4 firms care about where you work? Say you want to work remotely in a different city, is there tax implications (they make you report your physical work location)
Anyone at ATL Sky Club?
Dear Resource Management Team, Do you understand that by sending a complete list of delinquent engagement reviews to ~1700 people, you're handing over nearly our entire Advisory portfolio/client list?
Forced ranking question: When thinking about your last career move, rank in order of importance which influenced your choice the most? A. Prestige of new employer organization B. Prestige of your new title C. Title in path of career growth plan D. Total comp E. Work you would be focused on in new position
Does anyone know if India has visa on arrival for American passport holders? Friend’s father passed away and he does not have a visa currently. Wondering if he has no options till the consulate opens. Thanks in advance!
Just got turned down by Amazon after two extensive writing assignments, 6 interviews and hours spent preparing. And their policy doesn’t allow them to give feedback when an offer is not made. Talk about a bruised ego. The only silver lining is staying long enough to collect the October and January big law bonuses and then I’m out! The question is where else pays like Amazon?!
Can anyone speak to culture and lifestyle in the VC/EM groups at WSGR and Perkins Coie? Considering a lateral move as a junior. Very unhappy at my firm but I do have it good hours-wise by biglaw standards doing lender-side finance.. nervous about going to a total sweatshop.
Anyone has the Delta Plat Amex card? How difficult it is to book companion tickets using that annual benefit?
Serious question: Anyone know any good therapists in the ATL area for depression and anxiety issues?
What’s the best way to capitalize on this hot market right now? Just applying on LinkedIn? Trying to find an application strategy but not sure where to start.
Have any of you managed to move into an industry role with P&L ownership? What was your level/practice area? What role did you love into? How was the pay jump / cut? How has the career track been since you moved?
Anyone else tire of the “plant mom” and “dog dad” me too conversation? It seems to be more frequent. For example, company says, “Parents, please share pictures of working from home with your kids during Covid” for a diversity and inclusion project. Undoubtedly someone responds, “what about my plant babies? 🤣”. I don’t want sympathy but I find it childish. Just give us the courtesy of understanding that plants and pets are not the same. Stop “me too’ing”
About to leave my firm and consulting for an industry, totally remote role. Just surprised at how sad I am feeling at this point. Any of you other mama’s make a similar move?
What exit ops prioritize creative thinking roles? Trying to do some thinking about what I really want out of my career, and I miss doing the creative problem solving from my mech eng background
Anyone has experience with Verizon Enterprise Solutions? Trying to understand the work culture, long term opportunities etc.
I had a final interview on Friday, and was explicitly told they would be giving me an offer. The wait is killing me. When can I reach out to follow up on status?
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