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Forum: Careers - Employment 02-14-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,461
Posted By kimjongfun
I don't get how there are so many people in this...

I don't get how there are so many people in this thread switching jobs 2-4 times within a couple of years and doubling/tripling their salary. The only thing I can think of is if the people posting...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-08-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
the question wasnt what yours is personally, but...

the question wasnt what yours is personally, but rather your company offers them at all in some standardized way.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-08-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By kimjongfun
From my limited experience it seems most of the...

From my limited experience it seems most of the remote roles are for ASA+, I think its probably a good idea to be in an office setting for the first few years while you gain experience and I'm...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-06-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
Checking back in and it looks like we ended up...

Checking back in and it looks like we ended up with just under 10% of respondents reporting no annual raises at their company, pretty sad for us!
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-26-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
I think this is the strategy they think they are...

I think this is the strategy they think they are executing. In reality I see very little difference amongst most of my peers. Perhaps 5-10% are better than the rest but they arent so good they can...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-25-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 21,922
Posted By kimjongfun
Dang, still made a cool 10k off of like 250 in a...

Dang, still made a cool 10k off of like 250 in a day
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
Well I'm still a student so the small annual...

Well I'm still a student so the small annual raises that were there before have not been the biggest driver of pay growth. It's been and will be exams and exam-related promotions. Once I'm done...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
im not in pensions

im not in pensions
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
a couple more votes for no. any stories/details...

a couple more votes for no. any stories/details from the no votes?
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
from a quick look it appears our expense ratio is...

from a quick look it appears our expense ratio is lower than Met, not sure what that is worth
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
agreed

agreed
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
give me a link?

give me a link?
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
This is what I expect, should be easier to find...

This is what I expect, should be easier to find out if they truly value you now or you should update the resume
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
Performing fine, I think expenses are somewhat...

Performing fine, I think expenses are somewhat high, but I'm not sure whats normal to be honest.

If it was a message of, this is a tough year so no raises this year, that'd be one thing, this...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
The message was not just told to me individually,...

The message was not just told to me individually, it was presented in a larger meeting format
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
Yeah definitely no total re-evaluation each year....

Yeah definitely no total re-evaluation each year.

Agreed annual raises are kind of BS but they are a thing at most companies and cutting them out is generally bad from a pay perspective for...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
that was the previous situation. Once you capped...

that was the previous situation. Once you capped out at the broad pay range for your role you no longer got annual raises, but prior to that you'd still get them
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
wow these poll results are surprising so far,...

wow these poll results are surprising so far, usually my company is one of the last ones to implement something. Looks like they are a pioneer on this change though
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
in general. I'll say im on the life/health...

in general.

I'll say im on the life/health side. Company earnings are fine. Probably just another way to cut costs and pad upper level bonuses. There has been negative incrementalism for a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
From what I've heard, the broad message is...

From what I've heard, the broad message is eliminating them, but they will secretly still give annual raises to top performers or people they just especially like.

Prior there was more of the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
Messaging is permanent but perhaps theyd bring it...

Messaging is permanent but perhaps theyd bring it back in the future if a bunch of people leave or something (i think they want that though).

Alternative is changing jobs within the company or...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,011
Posted By kimjongfun
COL and merit raises

My company has now eliminated annual raises, has anyone else had this happen?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-18-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,264
Posted By kimjongfun
Although the UBS report on global housing bubbles...

Although the UBS report on global housing bubbles lists Chicago as the only major city that's undervalued.....
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-11-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 128,509
Posted By kimjongfun
if anything i think it'd be the opposite, people...

if anything i think it'd be the opposite, people waiting for the first exam issues to be fleshed out and study materials to fully update.

I do think PA will have had a ton of takers in December...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-11-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 128,509
Posted By kimjongfun
a trailing 3 exam average is likely skewed high...

a trailing 3 exam average is likely skewed high as a ton of people rushed to take the exam in october 2017 prior to the ASA transition
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