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Aka: KPMG Kompensation Konversations or KKK for short.
Accounting Prinicpals has found that employers looking to hire accounting and finance professionals are more willing to negotiate over salary than they were "six months [...] to a year ago."
We're in the late innings of compensation season, which is always a sad time. Or, for some of you, a relief.
Because our editor has been predisposed most of this week and you've been so well behaved, we're re-opening compensation discussion comments for your reading and kvetching enjoyment.
It's been an interesting year at Deloitte.
There's been a steady stream of tips coming in for the last week about EY comp discussions starting today and we understand that people are anxious.
In case you're new round these parts, compensation is a popular topic of conversation. Most people who pursue accounting, right or wrong, do so because they find the salaries and long-term earning potential attractive.
You look lost. You'd like to find some lively discussions about compensation at the largest accounting firms, you say? Well, we know of some:
A tip from the mailbag that is sure to crush the morale of some enterprising EY audit associates: