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Fall

Labor day weekend is here. The summer of '07 is slowly coming to an end. What a crazy summer! Now, I'm feeling a little queasy about the Fall. Last fall was no fun - I had to study for the CPA, I had too way too much audit work on my shoulders, and also had a ridiculously audit-eccentric senior manager. Apparently, one's second year in the firm is supposed to be the best - since you have an idea as to what you're doing, and you don't have the responsibility of a senior auditor yet. To me, it was probably worse than my first year. More responsibility meant more hours, but the pay was the same. When a manager I know hit a few midnights at work, I asked her how she did it, and she quoted a phrase that she heard in the Spiderman movie - "With great power comes great responsibility." That's swell and everything, but where's my great power?
This Fall's going to be interesting, I do have more experience under my belt, maybe this will turn out to be my best year in audit. Ehh, wishful thinking?

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Anonymous said…
staff 1 start: first wk 4 days 42 hrs. rethinking why i wanted the big 4.

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