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What is the best way to get into F100/F500 companies not coming from big 4?

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Ehhhhh, do Fortune 500 really only hiring ex big 4? I don’t think so.

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Yeah, I lost a few positions to big 4 applicants because in a couple cases that was the only differentiator.

1. Switch to B4 (obvious option) 2. Network your butt off. Got college or company alum at your target job? Hit em up. 3. Have something that differentiates you. Not coming from B4 is frankly an uphill battle. What makes you better? Is it an extra certificate you pursued on top of CPA? Is it a very unique project you've worked on?

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Or hope that the company you're at or go to gets acquired. I went with option 1 to go to big 4 and then a year later, my old company got acquired and here I am 🤡

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I just landed a job in fortune 750 and hope to work my way up the chain. No big 4 experience.

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I made it a thing LOL They list top 1,000 companies. Maybe because they can slide in and out of top 500 based on performance each year.

Easiest way? Mom or dad works there. Best way? Idk, fucking merit?

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