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By Allan Koltin
Rosenberg MAP Survey

I see movement of “advanced” lateral talent. While lateral talent has always left the Big 4 firms to pursue career opportunities with local, regional and middle-market national firms, it appears the movement of “advanced” talent is happening at a greater pace.

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Positions ranging from manager, senior manager, principal and partner are finding they can accomplish their career goals at a potentially accelerated pace at local, regional and national firms, while also enjoying the culture of these firms. In the past, this type of movement didn’t take place as often, as many of these individuals completely left public accounting when they left the Big 4.