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Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By jas66Kent
Risk Analysts usually do the risk reporting.

Risk Analysts usually do the risk reporting.
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By jas66Kent
From my observations from working at a composite...

From my observations from working at a composite insurer, reserving work in P&C is a lot like valuation work in Life. If you don't like drudgery and repetition, you will become unmotivated and...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-19-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,954
Posted By jas66Kent
Seriously?

Seriously?
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-19-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,954
Posted By jas66Kent
Director is usually a Head of Department. ...

Director is usually a Head of Department.

One level above Senior Manager.

Above that are VPs then C-Suite
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-19-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,501
Posted By jas66Kent
Best way to boost pay is to not only pass exams,...

Best way to boost pay is to not only pass exams, but move every 1.5 or so years to another company for at least 10-15% more.

This is hard though, as you need a credible story for the jumps.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-19-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,501
Posted By jas66Kent
You must live in the 'po. 1m is the new 500k

You must live in the 'po.

1m is the new 500k
Forum: General Actuarial 09-19-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,940
Posted By jas66Kent
Update: Seems that Amazon is now targeting...

Update:

Seems that Amazon is now targeting the Indian market to sell insurance.

https://www.bloombergquint.com/technology/2018/09/17/amazon-india-plans-to-become-an-insurance-agent.amp
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-18-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,954
Posted By jas66Kent
Some of the numbers some of you are throwing...

Some of the numbers some of you are throwing around are really out there.

$500K would be c-suite only really.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-18-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,954
Posted By jas66Kent
For consulting, I would agree. For...

For consulting, I would agree.

For Insurance, it is on the high end.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-18-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,954
Posted By jas66Kent
I agree that a 30% target bonus is absurd. ...

I agree that a 30% target bonus is absurd.

It is more than likely they are simply giving you the top of the range to try to sell you the role.

15% is usually about right for a VP position as a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-18-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,954
Posted By jas66Kent
Very common. I'm the equivalent of a VP now. ...

Very common. I'm the equivalent of a VP now.

I would classify it more generally as being a Senior Manager.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-17-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,603
Posted By jas66Kent
Try doing very intricate technical work with a...

Try doing very intricate technical work with a whole office of people moving about, talking to each other, and talking on skype.

This is why I always negotiate WFH when I start a job. Need peace...
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 09-17-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 18,692
Posted By jas66Kent
Yes, much higher than that. Could be your...

Yes, much higher than that. Could be your physiology is specially sensitive (it is definitely an oddity). It takes a lot of tweaking to get the dosage just right.
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 09-17-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 18,692
Posted By jas66Kent
Testosterone increases production of red blood...

Testosterone increases production of red blood cells, this then has the effect of increasing your hematocrit (the portion of solids in your blood). This is not a bad thing as long as the hematocrit...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-17-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,603
Posted By jas66Kent
I've never been a huge fan. I have to wear...

I've never been a huge fan.

I have to wear noise cancelling headphones to do any serious work.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-16-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,742
Posted By jas66Kent
The Beef Wellington was my wifes doing. She...

The Beef Wellington was my wifes doing. She loves watching Master Chef, and they had been making Beef Wellington. So she was dead set on us having some.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-16-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,742
Posted By jas66Kent
They had some funny petit fours with the coffees...

They had some funny petit fours with the coffees which were alcoholic as well. Boozy chocolate truffles. Loved the name.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-16-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,742
Posted By jas66Kent
We had lobster & crab entrees, beef wellington...

We had lobster & crab entrees, beef wellington (for two), along with some truffled mash potatoes (my favourite side order. I could eat pounds of this stuff).

Accompanied it all with some flaming...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-16-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,742
Posted By jas66Kent
Respect your elders you small fry :)

Respect your elders you small fry :)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-16-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,742
Posted By jas66Kent
Was only marginally over-priced this time around.

Was only marginally over-priced this time around.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-15-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,742
Posted By jas66Kent
That's the plan this coming year.

That's the plan this coming year.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 09-15-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 184,496
Posted By jas66Kent
I'll get back to this post later this weekend,...

I'll get back to this post later this weekend, but would first like to point out that using BM as a proxy for short-term market movements is simplistic, specially given that we are now in an...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-15-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,742
Posted By jas66Kent
Well, even a broken clock is right twice a day :)

Well, even a broken clock is right twice a day :)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-15-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,742
Posted By jas66Kent
No worries. I'm actually a pretty laid back...

No worries.

I'm actually a pretty laid back person IRL.

I just have strong opinions about things on here.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 09-15-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 184,496
Posted By jas66Kent
I'm not sure going into index funds now is the...

I'm not sure going into index funds now is the best idea.

While I appreciate that the stock market is pushing upwards, the risks are also increasing. My general feeling is that US Equties are...
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