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Forum: Careers - Employment 01-04-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,844
Posted By NattyMo
OP, check your private messages.

OP, check your private messages.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-01-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 69
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Views: 5,513
Posted By NattyMo
Many people meet their S.O. at work. Also, I've...

Many people meet their S.O. at work. Also, I've never worked at a place that discourages relationships with co-workers. The only significant policy in this regard that I've seen is a direct report...
Forum: Surveys 12-31-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,781
Posted By NattyMo
Didn't languages have genders and people have a...

Didn't languages have genders and people have a sex back in the day?

:heynow:

Or is that the point -- that a false equivalency is being made between these two words.
Forum: Diversions 12-18-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 18,691
Posted By NattyMo
Engineer

Engineer
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-17-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By NattyMo
Upper-left corner of any forum page... Click...

Upper-left corner of any forum page...

Click User CP.

Along left margin...

Click Edit Ignore List.

Add names to your heart's content.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-17-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,724
Posted By NattyMo
:iatp: :iatp: :iatp:

:iatp:



:iatp: :iatp:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-17-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,724
Posted By NattyMo
It doesn't sound as if there is anything...

It doesn't sound as if there is anything meaningful to be salvaged here. They reward the screwups. They pile more stuff on your wife. She gets a token increase, not in line with her subordinates,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-16-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,127
Posted By NattyMo
The exam is a youtube video, or the solution to...

The exam is a youtube video, or the solution to that one problem? I'm interested to see why the whole exam is considered "the hardest."
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-16-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,127
Posted By NattyMo
:link:? Building on your...

:link:?





Building on your spoiler:

[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-14-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,157
Posted By NattyMo
Poo-tee-weet?

Poo-tee-weet?
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-29-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,987
Posted By NattyMo
It's not my intention to come off as defensive,...

It's not my intention to come off as defensive, but I can see why you think so. I'm just recounting what I've actually done, peppered with frustration and a dash of self-deprecating sarcasm (that...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-25-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 89,951
Posted By NattyMo
Concepts, yes. Specific questions, no. I...

Concepts, yes. Specific questions, no.

I think a reasonable workaround may be to change details/numbers so that it's no longer an "exam question." Someone who knows more about this, correct me...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-23-2017, 03:57 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,987
Posted By NattyMo
To everybody with constructive advice, let it be...

To everybody with constructive advice, let it be known that I'm taking notes and making moves. I'm listening to all of them.

Except Smoothie. ;) But seriously, there's no way I'm making it to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-23-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,987
Posted By NattyMo
Not to be defensive, but you haven't seen my...

Not to be defensive, but you haven't seen my resume nor spoken with me. To be fair, of the 140+ resumes that I've sent out since late 2016, I can only say for certain that eight companies have put...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-22-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,987
Posted By NattyMo
To what are you referring? I just re-read this...

To what are you referring? I just re-read this entire thread and have no idea why you say this.



He says I'm stubborn, you say I'm confrontational. Why? Serious question, to both of you.
...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-21-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,987
Posted By NattyMo
I was passively looking before I passed my second...

I was passively looking before I passed my second exam.



FML



No.
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-21-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,987
Posted By NattyMo
Thank you. Looks like I'll need it. ...

Thank you. Looks like I'll need it.



I don't work in insurance.
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-21-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,987
Posted By NattyMo
I think of it as persistent, so I'll take this as...

I think of it as persistent, so I'll take this as a compliment.

If you don't mean it that way, explain, and be less cryptic. Please.

I am
... working the network.
... sending out resumes...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-21-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,987
Posted By NattyMo
I did this too. Both experienced and EL network...

I did this too. Both experienced and EL network contacts.



I did this too. Email address is not gmail/yahoo/etc. Dude's prolly annoyed with his MIL.


The bar keeps moving. Letters or...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-21-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,987
Posted By NattyMo
(1) Isn't this contradictory? Unique implies a...

(1) Isn't this contradictory? Unique implies a singular data point, by definition. I already have the info on my situation.

(2) I've made inquiries to my network. Nothing of value has...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-21-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,987
Posted By NattyMo
:yikes: So you're saying give up now. ...

:yikes:

So you're saying give up now.

:lol:

FML
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-21-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,987
Posted By NattyMo
Now this is an interesting comment. It almost...

Now this is an interesting comment. It almost sounds as if you're saying that HR dismisses older workers from consideration for the hiring process... possibly even the single greatest factor?
...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-20-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,987
Posted By NattyMo
Long story short, after taking multiple aptitude...

Long story short, after taking multiple aptitude and personality tests to determine what I'd enjoy most, then narrowing it down further by researching O*Net, actuary ended up getting top billing.
...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-20-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,987
Posted By NattyMo
I'd rather not be paid with sunshine. ;-)

I'd rather not be paid with sunshine. ;-)
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-20-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,987
Posted By NattyMo
Expensive? Check. Limited career...

Expensive? Check.

Limited career opportunities? That's my impression based on what I've been reading (here and elsewhere), in the actuarial field, anyway. I already live in an area with this...
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