New York, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2010
Big4.com, the premier social networking
forum for alumni and professionals of Accenture, Andersen, BearingPoint, Capgemini, 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 25,000 group members. This group is now ranked fourth of over 104,000 alumni groups, and in the top 130 (top 0.02%) of over 640,000 LinkedIn group of all categories. This achievement coincides with a major overhaul in LinkedIn Group functionalities to enable a higher degree of engagement and participation from members in such a large group.
“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 1,000 members each month. We welcome Big Four alumni and current professionals to join, including those who have worked at Arthur Andersen, Andersen, Andersen Consulting, Capgemini, Arthur Young, Ernst & Whinney, Coopers and Lybrand, Deloitte Haskins and Sells, KPMG, Peat Marwick, Price Waterhouse, as also BearingPoint, Resources Global Professionals, Protiviti, and firms affiliated with the Big Four firms 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 is very active; and the group spans all Big Four firms, making it a unique collection of like-minded professionals. The group is at Big Four Firms Alumni & Professionals Global Network (Big4.com) and needs prior LinkedIn membership. Both memberships are free.
Big4.com is the tax, accounting, consulting and IT 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 at any of the Big four firms and provide a trusted online platform for 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 (3,300+ 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 25,000+ members. http://www.linkedin.com/groups?about=&gid=1022
- Facebook: The Big4 fan page has 1,150+ fans at http://www.facebook.com/big4page
- Xing: The Big Four Alumni and Professionals group has 900+ members at https://www.xing.com/net/big4alumni
For more information on Big4.com, please visit the site, or call 866.690.5050.
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