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This may sound odd but I want to eventually work at all the big 4. To me it'll be like collecting infinity stones. Once you work at all 4, what crappy super power do you get? Currently 25% of the way there

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You'll have 10 YOE in consulting and still be a SC, and little comp to show for it. But, do you OP!

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I mean making $140k for the rest of your life doesn't sound too bad if you don't want the responsibilities of a manager

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The power to be the most boring person at the party

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You’ll be sooo coool!

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Whistleblow at all 4.

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Lol.. I have worked at 3 of the big 4...you don’t get any super powers.. not even a crappy one.. lol

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Currently at KPMG.. worked at Deloitte and EY. I was at Deloitte for 5.5 at EY for 9 and a bit over a year at KPMG.. I hated Deloitte. When I was at Deloitte, it was a weird time because they had taken on many of the Arthur Anderson people so the culture dynamics was crazy. Very cliquish. Clear divisions. The first town hall you could see the division, one side of the room was old AA people and on the other side you had Deloitte people and towards the back some very old Touché people that never really integrated. Very weird. There were teams , but it was very much an “Every man for himself” type of working dynamic. I didn’t see much collaboration or helping each other out. I saw more of this at EY and now at KPMG.

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You get disappointment.

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Please don’t make this your goal

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I’m 50% there and I’m done now! 🤦🏻‍♀️

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Pretty much!

You’ll eventually look like no Big 4 wanted to keep you.

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Why rebuild your internal network 4x?

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Ulcers, divorce, and a poor social life, that'll be your reward for your big4 achievement.

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Transfer once before being a partner. Make partner and join the last one close to retirement as SME type partner. Easy

If you want I can help you create a career path so you can work at each MBB firm.

What if it’s only B3 before you can make it to all of them? Or if enough regional firms merge to make it a B5?

I have 3 under my belt and now exited to big Tech! The brands help, nothing beyond that!

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