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    Simple question:

    How valuable is having work experience/training with the 'Big 4' on your CV? Do people who have worked for the Big 4 generally have better than average careers? And ultimately, is it any more valuable to have Big 4 experience than that with a mid-tier firm for example?

    Thoughts?
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    Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal?
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    Well, Manchster City are going places so it's more like the Big Five now, with Arsenal possibly falling out of the Champions League spots.

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    (Original post by Charzhino)
    Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal?
    Hah, saw that coming... :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Charzhino)
    Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal?
    Just beat me to it you little git!
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    (Original post by BumbleBee09)
    Simple question:

    How valuable is having work experience/training with the 'Big 4' on your CV? Do people who have worked for the Big 4 generally have better than average careers? And ultimately, is it any more valuable to have Big 4 experience than that with a mid-tier firm for example?

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    People don't put themselves through 3 years at a big 4 firm for nothing!
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    big 4 looks very good, automatic partner in any small firm you will become lol
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    what are the big 4. is it those finance firms??

    id say bigger is better go for the big 4

    mid-tier is not as good
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    (Original post by Paul McGann)
    big 4 looks very good, automatic partner in any small firm you will become lol
    You must be joking.
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    (Original post by Anon the 7th)
    what are the big 4. is it those finance firms??

    id say bigger is better go for the big 4

    mid-tier is not as good
    Clicky

    The four largest professional services' firms globally. In decreasing order of (2008) global fee income:
    * PricewaterhouseCoopers
    * Deloitte
    * Ernst & Young
    * KPMG
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    (Original post by Illusionary)
    Clicky

    The four largest professional services' firms globally. In decreasing order of (2008) global fee income:
    * PricewaterhouseCoopers
    * Deloitte
    * Ernst & Young
    * KPMG
    ah yes the ever reliable wikipedia :p:

    thanks for that
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    Hiiii.
    I'm aware that the "big 4," when applying for a graduate position, ask for 300 UCAS points minimum.
    But does anyone know of anyone or maybe even yourself, that have applied for one of these positions with lower UCAS points.
    And do you think its still possible to get a position at one of the firms if you do have less UCAS points??
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    some of the positions in them only need 280 points

    You might be able to go with less if you have extenuating circumstances

    otherwise it is very unlikely as their is so much competition from people with 300+ points
 
 
 
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