The Big Four group is a well-recognized platform within LinkedIn for Big 4 firm alumni and professionals to expand their network.
New York (PRWEB) February 23, 2010
Big4.com, the premier social networking forum for alumni and professionals of Accenture, Andersen, BearingPoint, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers announced today that its LinkedIn.com sponsored group, the “Big Four Firms Alumni & Professionals Global Network”, (http://www.linkedin.com/groups?about=&gid=1022) has exceeded a landmark level of 20,000 group members. This group is now ranked fifth of over 90,000 alumni groups, and in the top 150 (top 0.3%) of over 500,000 LinkedIn group of all categories.
“LinkedIn is the leading global social network for professionals, and our group provides a well-recognized platform within LinkedIn for alumni and professionals from all the Big Four firms. The group helps members extend their networks, reconnect with old colleagues, apply to challenging job opportunities and engage in valuable discussions. The group is truly global with members from North and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia.” stated David Hunter, Vice President at Big4.com.
He further said, “We are pleased to see the group growing at more 1,300 members each month. We welcome Big Four alumni and current professionals to join, including those who have worked at Arthur Andersen, Andersen, Andersen Consulting, Arthur Young, Ernst & Whinney, Price Waterhouse, Coopers and Lybrand, Deloitte Haskins and Sells, Touche Ross, Peat Marwick Mitchell, Klynveld Main Goerdeler, as also BearingPoint, Resources Global Professionals, Protiviti, Big Four spin-off firms and firms affiliated with the Big Four from all countries. We are also enabling group membership to recruiters and search firms who benefit our members by providing job opportunities specific to their background. The job board on this group very active with dozens of new opportunities posted daily, and the group hosts lively discussions and relevant news. The group is unique by including professionals with a common culture from all the Big Four firms.”
The group is at Big Four Firms Alumni & Professionals Global Network (Big4.com) http://www.linkedin.com/groups?about=&gid=1022. Prior membership at LinkedIn is needed. Both memberships are free.
Big4.com is the tax and accounting profession’s premier resource for Big 4 professionals and alumni. Our goal is to build upon the commonly shared experiences of alumni and professionals who have worked or are at any of the Big four firms and provide a trusted online platform for inter-alumni connectivity, enabling users to post and apply to attractive opportunities, get updates on Big 4 news, and happenings through our official site blog. Big4.com has a strong presence on key social media platforms:
- Twitter: http://www.Twitter/big4alum (2,700+ followers) was recently ranked one of only five “The Top Five Twitter Feeds for Job Hunters in Accounting” by FINS/Wall Street Journal
- LinkedIn: The Big Four Alumni and Professionals group is one of the largest alumni groups with 20,000+ members. http://www.linkedin.com/groups?about=&gid=1022
- Facebook: The Big4 fan page has 900+ fans at http://www.facebook.com/big4page
- Xing: The Big Four Alumni and Professionals group has 800+ members at https://www.xing.com/net/big4alumni
For more information on Big4.com, please visit the site, or call 866.690.5050.