Advice from BusinessWeek, Fortune magazines
The Big 4 may be fine firms in which to start a career. But they've fallen from grace as places to continue your career. Jobs in The Money notes that the Big 4 "landed far from the pinnacle" in the Fortune ranking of America's 100 most desirable employers. "None made the top 50." And that, Jobs in the Money says, "marks a sharp contrast" with a 2007 BusinessWeek ranking of the best places to start a career, in which the top three choices belonged to Big 4 firms. Deloitte & Touche, which topped BusinessWeek's list, came in 95th among the Fortune top 100. Related stories at Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For and SmartPro's Accounting Firms Make Fortune's '100 Best' List.