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Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,143
Posted By Fracktuary
I graduated with a 2.0 from college in a...

I graduated with a 2.0 from college in a recession. The fact that i could get a job by passing exams alone was a big draw.
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-30-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 24,690
Posted By Fracktuary
A local university looking to spin up an AS...

A local university looking to spin up an AS program contacted my company (and other local employers). They sought our advice and implemented several courses that the professors initially thought...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-07-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By Fracktuary
It will probably be a lot more beneficial for her...

It will probably be a lot more beneficial for her if she were asking us the questions herself.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-29-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,496
Posted By Fracktuary
wow this thread is interesting. JOJO, I...

wow this thread is interesting.

JOJO, I hope it works out for you, but based on your behavior in this thread and your general attitude towards questions/constructive criticism .... it would be...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-27-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,458
Posted By Fracktuary
The best description of the field I've heard so...

The best description of the field I've heard so far is : Better at statistics than a computer scientist and better at programming than a statistician.

IME, it's been a balance of operations,...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-22-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,776
Posted By Fracktuary
I dont think these things are comparable. A good...

I dont think these things are comparable. A good programmer will always contribute more at a non-insurance related company.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-20-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,458
Posted By Fracktuary
No Problem. Anyone else with some...

No Problem.

Anyone else with some experience who is interested in Data Science / Data Engineering is also welcome to PM me.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-20-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,458
Posted By Fracktuary
Just PM'd you.

Just PM'd you.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-12-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,221
Posted By Fracktuary
Every forum ever... ?

Every forum ever... ?
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 08-09-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 55,706
Posted By Fracktuary
Four weeks later .... still cant believe i'm done...

Four weeks later .... still cant believe i'm done with exams !
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-09-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,221
Posted By Fracktuary
I know this is not serious but Data Quality is...

I know this is not serious but Data Quality is super important in modeling/datascience. Garbage in garbage out.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-06-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,269
Posted By Fracktuary
4 + Stat's Masters, 2013

4 + Stat's Masters, 2013
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-26-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,303
Posted By Fracktuary
This is so true. Its hard enough to find good...

This is so true. Its hard enough to find good technical talent without treating them like cattle.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-12-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,484
Posted By Fracktuary
Passed my last FSA exam. I am going to frame my...

Passed my last FSA exam. I am going to frame my credential and make lesser actuaries stand when i enter the room.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-12-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 55,706
Posted By Fracktuary
I also did it in 3.5 months ! Props to Eddie and...

I also did it in 3.5 months ! Props to Eddie and the TIA team.

Condensed study manual FTW 1!!11!
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-12-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 55,706
Posted By Fracktuary
Passed my last actuarial exam (and the one that I...

Passed my last actuarial exam (and the one that I find the most uninteresting) on my first attempt without company sponsored study time.

I used TIA and highly recommend it !
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-12-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 55,706
Posted By Fracktuary
Did they accidentally release the pass list early...

Did they accidentally release the pass list early or something ?
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-11-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,460
Posted By Fracktuary
This is important for people who are still going...

This is important for people who are still going through the credentialing process.

Post FSA/ASA, i would expect a reasonable person to jump ship.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-11-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 55,706
Posted By Fracktuary
One day, how's everyone feeling ?

One day, how's everyone feeling ?
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-28-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,703
Posted By Fracktuary
My company does it too. There's no talk of...

My company does it too. There's no talk of shutting down Gmail though. They track the people who click on links to often and put them through spam training.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-20-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,724
Posted By Fracktuary
If only we could fund our 401k's with experience...

If only we could fund our 401k's with experience ...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-20-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,724
Posted By Fracktuary
Carrier Kid / Almost FSA / DS Here The...

Carrier Kid / Almost FSA / DS Here

The Reinsurance and Consulting Actuaries I've worked with are generally pretty sharp and professional. They excel at doing exactly what you tell them in a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-30-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,951
Posted By Fracktuary
Do alot of employers actually ask that ? I've...

Do alot of employers actually ask that ? I've never seen it. Might be more common these days with the crazy number of candidates.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-24-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,222
Posted By Fracktuary
This was me early in my career. Getting over it...

This was me early in my career. Getting over it and realizing that others (even nont technical people) are capable of being more knowledgeable than me has been one of the most beneficial things to my...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-04-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 55,706
Posted By Fracktuary
liabilities are always discounted at the RDR.

liabilities are always discounted at the RDR.
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