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  • Jason M. Hill

    The Founding Partner of Sound Advice Consulting Services Gives A Career Development Primer For The Technology and Business Consulting Track

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com

    Jason M. Hill has his finger on the pulse of where the jobs are when it comes to auditing in general and the Big4 firms specifically. As the founding partner of Sound Advice Consulting Services, he’s been instrumental in completing several hundred consulting and direct hire searches for the firm’s clients.

    His credentials include Certified Sr. IT PM [...]


  • Alan Radding

    Where will your next partners come from?

    Alan Radding, Big4.com guest blogger

    Your own book is the best way to build a consulting practice; ask me about ghostwriting your book

    The traditional way consulting firms find partners is by cultivating them inside the organization

    Alan Radding

    and bringing them up through the ranks. A long proven approach, for sure, but it [...]


  • Target Man

    Top Ten Articles And Tools For Advancing And Improving Your Organization

    By Michael VanBruaene, Big4.com Guest Blogger

    Below are the ten articles and tools on my website that have been viewed the most in the past 12 months. Take a look.  They may be useful for your work.

    1. Useful Performance Measures & Metrics – How To Measure Efficiency & Effectiveness.

    http://www.advancingyourorganization.com/?p=1071.

    2. [...]


  • Kent E. Allison

    PwC US’s 2014 Employee Financial Wellness Survey shows gap in financial health between generations is growing

    Kent Allison, Partner and National Practice Leader of PwC’s Employee Financial Education practice, fills us in as Millennials struggle with debt and Baby Boomers gorw  more confident.

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com Content Manager

    1.  What does this study say about the overall distribution of wealth among the generations?

    Given the impact the rise in the real estate and stock markets had in year-over-year [...]


  • Ed Lovelidge

    PwC Philadelphia Gets Some Brotherly Love From Philly.com

    By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

    In a city that prides itself on grit and determination, it’s no wonder the Philadelphia office of PwC US was pleased to announce it was selected as one of Philly.com’s Top Workplaces in 2014 for the fifth year running. It’s a merit well deserved when you look at the list of activities, programs and initiatives [...]


  • Andrew Sobel

    Does Money Make You Collaborate?

    By Andrew Sobel, Big4 Guest Blogger

    I once had a client whose leadership constantly talked about teamwork. They wanted professionals from disparate areas of the organization to work together in unison in the service of their customer base. They even installed monetary incentives for better “Teaming.” But, the same leadership group got along very poorly. They were rarely seen together. In [...]


  • Richard Jeanneret

    EY’s semi-annual Capital Confidence Barometer sees stage set for growth and a re-charge of M&A.

    By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

    Richard Jeanneret, EY Americas Vice Chair, Transaction Advisory Services, answers a few questions about the optimistic report that surveyed 1600 senior executives from large companies worldwide.

           1.  The report states:  “A re-charge of M&A is on its way, driven by steadily increasing economic confidence, the tapering of equity markets, a moderating stock market [...]


  • John Ricco

    Co-Founder of The Atlantic Group Talks Details In Another Of Our Ongoing Series On Career Advancement

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com Content Manager.

    “Attention to detail is probably one of the most important things, especially when you’re young in a career,” says John Ricco, CPA and Co-Founder of The Atlantic Group, which has placed 1,000 professionals in the financial services industry since the company’s inception in 2006.

    Ricco is also an experienced public accountant who has worked with KPMG [...]


  • Andrew Sobel

    Seven Ways to Connect With Someone Older Than You

    By Andrew Sobel, Big4 Guest Blogger

    It’s not uncommon to find yourself working with a client who is quite a bit older than you. You might be a 35 year-old woman, for example, who needs to build a relationship with a 60 year-old chief financial officer who is male. It may seem, on the surface at least, that you have very [...]


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