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EDGE2204. My Journey to Partner: Why I Left and What Could Have Been Done to Keep Me

To submit a question or participate in polling, click the link above. An interactive career progression discussion. Many people do not know what the path to partner looks like or how to get there. We will go through the different levels and inflection points of my career and discuss why I ultimately chose a different path for the second half of my career. A short summary: Big 5 job offer, Andersen imploded, three small firms over 16 years, leadership opportunity, Top 20 firm merger - stayed for 3 years, Phase 2. There will be plenty of opportunities for discussion and engagement about your career path, how it is similar / dissimilar, and what you can do to get where you want to go. For the employers, there will be great information about what drives people out of firms and what you can change so you might be able to keep them.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify reasons why your talent is leaving
  • Determine ways you can act to keep your talent
  • Recognize what aspects of an accounting career keep you engaged in the profession
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
Personal Development
1-2 Years in the Profession
Advanced Preparation
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