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Forum: Careers - Employment 10-08-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,374
Posted By DrWillKirby
Why can't you move to an actuarial job at your...

Why can't you move to an actuarial job at your current company?
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 10-07-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 22,449
Posted By DrWillKirby
Booked mine in the Atlanta area over the weekend

Booked mine in the Atlanta area over the weekend
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 10-07-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By DrWillKirby
Lol still just as ambiguous as the FA. I may just...

Lol still just as ambiguous as the FA. I may just skip module 9 and read my old FA feedback and the sample solution.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-26-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 17,436
Posted By DrWillKirby
I'm in ATL and could meet for drinks also.

I'm in ATL and could meet for drinks also.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-25-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By DrWillKirby
I interviewed for one with a consulting company...

I interviewed for one with a consulting company when I was looking for EL. They were looking for an EL analyst to travel somewhere in the Midwest each week for 5-6 months until the project was done....
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-23-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By DrWillKirby
My old boss was assigned a manager(small boss) in...

My old boss was assigned a manager(small boss) in a reorg to help with the admin and oversee a few subgroups of the big boss's team. I'm in the mostly good version of this now as I still get work and...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-22-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,826
Posted By DrWillKirby
Why not "make it $10k more and I'll accept on the...

Why not "make it $10k more and I'll accept on the spot" instead of "make it $10k more or I walk"? Then the hiring manager knows you're not going to ask for a bunch more things after they go to the...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 09-18-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,273
Posted By DrWillKirby
I tried to argue we should get a third try for...

I tried to argue we should get a third try for Final Assessment since it's so vague until we get to the feedback. Then the new changes came out with no mention of anything pre-ASA. There would be...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-29-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,034
Posted By DrWillKirby
Getting better at answering questions should help...

Getting better at answering questions should help with the shyness/lack of confidence in interviews. Improv comedy class would help for life in general.

Agree he needs to be proactive with this...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-26-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,994
Posted By DrWillKirby
I'm not a manager yet but the career and...

I'm not a manager yet but the career and interview podcasts have served me well

https://www.manager-tools.com/manager-tools-basics

One on ones and especially feedback have been be really...
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 08-06-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,397
Posted By DrWillKirby
I'll be there Labor Day weekend Thursday...

I'll be there Labor Day weekend Thursday night-Tuesday afternoon (8/29 - 9/3) mostly to drink/celebrate for my brother's bachelor party.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-06-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,142
Posted By DrWillKirby
I had 5 in 2014. Snuck in MLC before the written...

I had 5 in 2014. Snuck in MLC before the written part was added.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-02-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,877
Posted By DrWillKirby
I have like $200 in checking and am a few...

I have like $200 in checking and am a few paychecks in CC debt despite making about one of the big income #s in here in medium COL city. I drive delivery for Grubhub on the side for extra $$$.

I...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-29-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,811
Posted By DrWillKirby
I've read that it's hard for middle class...

I've read that it's hard for middle class neighborhood single family homes to cash flow. They might pay your mortgage but you'd still be in the red after expenses/vacancy. Appreciation could make up...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 07-26-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 22,449
Posted By DrWillKirby
I'm planning to register for the modules in...

I'm planning to register for the modules in August and start studying the week after Labor Day. I've only used R for a few quick projects since my college stats classes in 2013..
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 07-22-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,273
Posted By DrWillKirby
Hi coworker

Hi coworker
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-22-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,015
Posted By DrWillKirby
Does time spent waiting on a slow query to run...

Does time spent waiting on a slow query to run but not otherwise being productive count as working?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By DrWillKirby
RN

RN
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-12-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,401
Posted By DrWillKirby
If he knows SQL and can talk well about his...

If he knows SQL and can talk well about his accomplishments some kind of non-actuarial SQL analyst >>> consulting. That job market is much hotter right now at pre-ASA level. Or at least it was for me...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-12-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By DrWillKirby
:iatp: You probably wouldn't be blacklisted...

:iatp:

You probably wouldn't be blacklisted by the time your preferences changed if you renege in the first half of the school year. Make sure it's cool with your connection if you value that...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-12-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,401
Posted By DrWillKirby
:iatp: Sounds like the company culture isn't too...

:iatp: Sounds like the company culture isn't too fond of it. If you have a good boss it couldn't hurt to bring it up.

Based on the OP I would agree don't do consulting. What about data analyst...
Forum: Modules 6-8 06-04-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18,521
Views: 7,446,715
Posted By DrWillKirby
Well I submitted on 5/13. But 20 days felt quick...

Well I submitted on 5/13. But 20 days felt quick after my last attempt( ~45 day DNMMR) :D
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-04-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,457
Posted By DrWillKirby
I was going to say "Hi, coworker" until you...

I was going to say "Hi, coworker" until you mentioned "sweet sweet referral bonus" :-/
Forum: Modules 6-8 06-02-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18,521
Views: 7,446,715
Posted By DrWillKirby
:party::party::beer::guitarwo: MMR came back...

:party::party::beer::guitarwo:

MMR came back super quickly!!
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-31-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,789
Posted By DrWillKirby
Better to ask for advice than a job. If you are...

Better to ask for advice than a job. If you are making a connection with small talk, you could ask for coffee/lunch/drink to ask more questions about their experience in the field. Bring whatever...
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