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Forum: Careers - Employment 04-18-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,534
Posted By ShivamS
Stanford grads don’t become actuaries. Pay...

Stanford grads don’t become actuaries.

Pay still sucks. Yea, school does matter.

Competition is intense in any place worth living.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-17-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By ShivamS
Shoot me a PM if you wanna talk more.

Shoot me a PM if you wanna talk more.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-16-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By ShivamS
Others have answered your questions pretty well....

Others have answered your questions pretty well. I’ll add a couple more things.

It’s pretty hard coming into a B4 at the Manager+ Level. There are a lot of expectations that you’re not aware of...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-05-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 977
Posted By ShivamS
I'm saying that unless you are on the extreme end...

I'm saying that unless you are on the extreme end one way or another, it doesn't matter.



Yea, you're right. I totally misread what you said *embarrassed*
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-05-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 977
Posted By ShivamS
I reject your premise that people make logical...

I reject your premise that people make logical decisions and service changes based on tips. This is a job where you go to work, complain, and go home. Unless you're tipping 0-10% or 100%+, your tip...
Forum: Sports 04-05-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 7,846
Posted By ShivamS
If Bell, a RB, can sit out a season and then sign...

If Bell, a RB, can sit out a season and then sign with a new team in a manner that's financially positive, then Rodgers definitely can.

It's laughable that the author thinks that GB has the...
Forum: Sports 04-05-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 7,846
Posted By ShivamS
If you’re the problem this season, you won’t be...

If you’re the problem this season, you won’t be here next season, but if you get back to your MVP form, we’ll reward you with a lucrative contract extension.


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That would make sense...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-05-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 977
Posted By ShivamS
:iatp: Have some self-respect and stop going...

:iatp: Have some self-respect and stop going there.

Or...


In my more immature days, I had told a girl that she wasn't attractive enough to have the attitude she had.... For some reason, it...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-03-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,358
Posted By ShivamS
Congrats. Glad you didn't listen to the folks on...

Congrats. Glad you didn't listen to the folks on here who think switching jobs is the solution to every little problem.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-01-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,931
Posted By ShivamS
:iatp: "The best thing about us is that,...

:iatp:

"The best thing about us is that, despite sucking ourselves, we are close to a place that doesn't suck -- and all it takes is a 45 minutes each way to get there".
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-25-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,931
Posted By ShivamS
I would guess a big part of why it never grew is...

I would guess a big part of why it never grew is that it's much harder to get a freight ship into Newark compared to Manhattan.

I think a lot of NJ that bordered Manhattan was at one point...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-25-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,931
Posted By ShivamS
OP - it's NJ. You can do better. Watch this:...

OP - it's NJ. You can do better.

Watch this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDfOcsI1Ppw



Not like JFK and LGA are any better, unfortunately.
Forum: Sports 03-08-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,640
Posted By ShivamS
LeBron can shut down the 1 through 5 positions....

LeBron can shut down the 1 through 5 positions. Maybe not the 5 position as it was played in the 90s, but the 5 now.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 11,218
Posted By ShivamS
Eh, to be fair, snow on Christmas morning is...

Eh, to be fair, snow on Christmas morning is always welcome. And I'd take snow over 20 degrees and dry with 20MPH winds.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-21-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 11,218
Posted By ShivamS
I haven't left my apartment, but our heater isn't...

I haven't left my apartment, but our heater isn't working. I've just been curled under blankets all day.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-20-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 11,218
Posted By ShivamS
Hahaha, wait until tomorrow.

Hahaha, wait until tomorrow.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-18-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,259
Posted By ShivamS
Link?

Link?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-18-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 58,738
Posted By ShivamS
Ugh... I've worked so much more this week than...

Ugh... I've worked so much more this week than the past 4 weeks combined. This sucks. I miss being on PTO and taking two naps a day.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-15-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,142
Posted By ShivamS
I disagree with the premise that salary should be...

I disagree with the premise that salary should be calculated on a per hour basis when comparing jobs.

Consulting isn't for everyone, but a lot of what you're presenting as a negative isn't...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-14-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,142
Posted By ShivamS
Agreed. If you're an actuary, it's very...

Agreed.

If you're an actuary, it's very hard to justify being "only" an ASA nowadays when exams are offered 4 times a year and there are instruction manuals and videos out there that walk you...
Forum: Sports 01-14-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,416
Views: 124,533
Posted By ShivamS
Pretty much

Pretty much
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-11-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,742
Posted By ShivamS
I have a... friend.... who doesn't like lobster...

I have a... friend.... who doesn't like lobster either.

If you had to recommend a restaurant delicious enough to change his mind that's easily accessible from NYC (i.e. fairly short nonstop...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-08-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17,820
Views: 787,525
Posted By ShivamS
This is a great idea. Except let’s have it in NYC...

This is a great idea. Except let’s have it in NYC so I can come (and not bail last minute like I did last time).


Have fun in Denver!
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-08-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By ShivamS
My New Year's resolution is to stop doing this,...

My New Year's resolution is to stop doing this, actually. No joke. It took me 2 years (not a decade) to feel this way. The good thing about healthcare is that you can be very passionate about it....
Forum: Sports 01-08-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,431
Posted By ShivamS
Watching these two teams go at it is so much fun....

Watching these two teams go at it is so much fun. I'm down. Same teams, but the players and play styles change so much that it's much more fun than Warriors/Cavs.
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