August 13, 2020

farewells

This Deloitte Veteran Made a One-Pager of His Career Highlights on His Way Out the Door

Over the years, we’ve shared countless firm farewells with you. From viral rants about Beyonce and fake auditors to sappy, totally unnecessary prose about how much they’ll miss the firm, farewell emails are as varied as the soon-to-be-former grunts who write them. Sometimes, they’re just awful, like the tax associate who wrote this actual garbage […]

Loyal Grunt Gets Canned From ‘Unnamed’ Big 4, Proceeds to Write This Literal F*ck You to the Firm

The other day, an obviously jaded individual wrote a moving post on r/accounting about his or her experience in the meat grinder that is public accounting. I knew as soon as I read it that the post itself was not long for this world, so of course I grabbed screenshots. I’m glad I did, as […]

Bro Leaving Deloitte For KPMG; Fellow Bros’ Reactions Mixed

When the time comes to leave your firm for industry or — gasp! — another firm, you could write some lame farewell email or you could have your bros write a touching farewell on Medium. Apparently, this is the new cool thing. Fans across the greater Washington, D.C. area reacted with disappointment and some harsh […]

CPA’s Story of Quitting His Crappy Job Harkens to a Simpler Time When We Didn’t Have to Endure Verbose, Self-Absorbed Emails

Brian Dettmering is a CPA in Milwaukee that's been in the game for 30 years. These days he has his own practice, Riverwest Accounting Services that he operates out of his home. He pretty much works when he wants and takes the clients that he wants. You get the sense that he's happy with his […]