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Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 11:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,263
Posted By Westley
lolz

lolz
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 378
Posted By Westley
Mortality is an important metric, but not the...

Mortality is an important metric, but not the only one... the "worst case scenario" virus has a high mortality rate, is easy to spread, and very importantly, has a long lag between spread and death...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 139
Posted By Westley
Office chairs

Looking for any commentary on office chairs. I don't need anything particularly fashionable, my office is pretty spartan. It doesn't need to be regal or look like a throne, even if I'll be sitting on...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By Westley
He's fine, tis but a flesh wound

He's fine, tis but a flesh wound
Forum: Sports 01-22-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,835
Posted By Westley
Wow, just watched, that was bad. Wow. I'd say his...

Wow, just watched, that was bad. Wow. I'd say his season's over. He's not a significant player, let him sit (should get same treatment even if he's the best player in the game, but of course you...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-22-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By Westley
Is it really feasible that they would have a...

Is it really feasible that they would have a full-time analyst for this kind of stuff? I thought the general rule was these things are niche enough, that's why they get outsourced. But I don't know...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-21-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 727
Posted By Westley
lol would love to see a company put that phrasing...

lol would love to see a company put that phrasing in their HR manual.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-21-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 727
Posted By Westley
Yeah, when getting year-end work done, MLK is the...

Yeah, when getting year-end work done, MLK is the best day. Easy commute and the phone doesn't ring.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-20-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By Westley
Just in case this isn't known: we do in fact...

Just in case this isn't known: we do in fact allow people from outside the US insurance industry to post here.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-20-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 727
Posted By Westley
You don't look well. I think you should consider...

You don't look well. I think you should consider going home. Do you have a fever? You know there's a flu going around.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-19-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,943
Posted By Westley
Yes, given that the whole thing has been twists...

Yes, given that the whole thing has been twists and built on twists, it's hard to come up with a big enough twist for the show. Presumably there's no twist at the end - that's the twist.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-19-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By Westley
Yes, the grammar is pretty bad. I assume A) He's...

Yes, the grammar is pretty bad. I assume A) He's not very smart and yet for some reason is posting on an actuarial board about his actuarial job (seems very improbable) or B) He's posting in his...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-18-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,943
Posted By Westley
Yeah, giving Chidi good advice was out of...

Yeah, giving Chidi good advice was out of character. TRICKING Chidi into agreeing with the advice was absurdly out of character. I actually thought it was a setup for some demon pretending to be...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-18-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By Westley
As to the OP, companies have pretty strict rules...

As to the OP, companies have pretty strict rules about that, unless your company is very small, the claims people aren't even going to talk to you about what they're doing. For example, in health...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-18-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By Westley
This is a professional area of the forum, and the...

This is a professional area of the forum, and the tolerance for personal attacks is pretty low. This is uncalled for. Not going to do anything about it this time, but this is unnecessary and rude
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-17-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,263
Posted By Westley
Yeah, we're not really disagreeing over what's...

Yeah, we're not really disagreeing over what's happening, just over what PA means. Your response, toll on your psyche, etc is really not relevant to whether or not it's PA, IMO.

If the HR person...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-17-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,263
Posted By Westley
Agree it's rude, and happens too much at all...

Agree it's rude, and happens too much at all levels - WAAAAYYYY too much at EL. Not sure why you call it passive-aggressive. I don't think that's what's going on. It's just lazy commoditization of...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-17-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,527
Posted By Westley
Not sure what the "steam roller" in that...

Not sure what the "steam roller" in that euphemism represents.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-16-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 66,754
Posted By Westley
lol

lol
Forum: Sports 01-16-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 151,603
Posted By Westley
I'm predicting they give Cleveland State a year...

I'm predicting they give Cleveland State a year of probation.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-16-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,527
Posted By Westley
Yeah, the tracking which dates matter and closing...

Yeah, the tracking which dates matter and closing the account and of course I assume they hassle you even more than the hassle I get when I close an account, which is horrible.

I don't think it's...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 146,245
Posted By Westley
Also, at the end, Brad wrote "you're the best...

Also, at the end, Brad wrote "you're the best Alex" which was polite and appropriate, but given the question called for a name, I would have gone with "Who is a person who has never been in my...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 146,245
Posted By Westley
Lawrence Welk. Also Jesus is King by Kanye...

Lawrence Welk.

Also Jesus is King by Kanye West, although not completely surprising that they didn't get that one.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 146,245
Posted By Westley
Yeah, it was pretty funny imo. The dynamic up...

Yeah, it was pretty funny imo. The dynamic up there was clearly friendly among all three. Obviously if they weren't friendly, it would be much more rude to say such a thing.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-15-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,572
Posted By Westley
That's def not true - OP is asking about an HR...

That's def not true - OP is asking about an HR phone screen - quite common at large corporations for HR to have 20 people and they're just looking for ways to chop this down to 3 or 4 to bring in....
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