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Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 613
Posted By JMO
I thin the OP said parent's car wasn't a good...

I thin the OP said parent's car wasn't a good option - old and maybe unreliable. But how about friends? I can't believe that nobody in town has a car.
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 07:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 613
Posted By JMO
:iatp: Also, now is the time to think about...

:iatp:

Also, now is the time to think about what you will do if and when you get an offer. How do you plan to get to work??
Forum: Life 02-23-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,034
Posted By JMO
:iatp: Thanks, Eddie. Very clear explanation.

:iatp:
Thanks, Eddie. Very clear explanation.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-22-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,245
Posted By JMO
And not spend so much time on the AO.

And not spend so much time on the AO.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-22-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 797
Posted By JMO
This ^ Note that the second post in the...

This ^

Note that the second post in the thread give a common definition of "goodwill"
There's also the thrift store, but that's capitalized.
Forum: General Actuarial 02-22-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,688
Posted By JMO
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-21-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12,574
Views: 1,044,465
Posted By JMO
I should read that.

I should read that.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-21-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 809
Posted By JMO
I doubt that European actuaries would be...

I doubt that European actuaries would be impressed at all. Seems like it is even less valuable than FSA.

I think you could make a good case for FCAS on its own. Maybe.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-21-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 809
Posted By JMO
Yep. In Europe*, it seems like PhD in...

Yep.
In Europe*, it seems like PhD in actuarial science is way better than FSA here. I cannot compare to FCAS - I talked by phone to some of those folks when I was getting retrocession support...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-21-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19,619
Views: 1,970,194
Posted By JMO
A thread that I really need to UNSUBSCRIBE. With...

A thread that I really need to UNSUBSCRIBE. With a link to reddit.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-21-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,242
Posted By JMO
Westley, that reminds me of a work-a-holic I once...

Westley, that reminds me of a work-a-holic I once knew. I had worked with several members of the Law Dept. over the years at one employer. I noted that one of the lawyers put in a large number of...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,203
Posted By JMO
Two years ago? Slow trolling, if that's what it...

Two years ago? Slow trolling, if that's what it is.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-20-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19,619
Views: 1,970,194
Posted By JMO
Is he really a troll? Are they really A troll? ...

Is he really a troll? Are they really A troll? Whichever. Or was it a clueless person venting frustration? Or an employer generating a lot of frustration by their handling of an offer?
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-20-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19,619
Views: 1,970,194
Posted By JMO
I know of some APL applications that did use...

I know of some APL applications that did use loops. No further details provided, to protect the guilty.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 02-20-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By JMO
I forgot to mention that having cash available...

I forgot to mention that having cash available when needed is more important that "average" duration.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 02-20-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By JMO
Anybody who looks at duration as a time frame is...

Anybody who looks at duration as a time frame is misusing the concept. The whole point of "duration" is to estimate the change in liability with respect to change in interest rate.
Of course, I...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,242
Posted By JMO
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,527
Posted By JMO
I understood "on thin ice" but I have no clue...

I understood "on thin ice" but I have no clue what this means.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,569
Posted By JMO
But "they is" does sound a bit odd, don't you...

But "they is" does sound a bit odd, don't you think?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-20-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 220,839
Posted By JMO
Sometimes, if I call when the dentist's office is...

Sometimes, if I call when the dentist's office is not open (or on lunch break) I get an answering service that says they will do just what those folks told you. :shrug:
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-20-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12,574
Views: 1,044,465
Posted By JMO
FWIW, my friend claims that the correct...

FWIW, my friend claims that the correct pronunciation is closer to "of." And more than one of my friends saw a lot of their respective husbands in Ove. And found the insight helpful.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,569
Posted By JMO
That's not how I read what Westley was saying. ...

That's not how I read what Westley was saying. OP needs to understand what is done with his processes after he completes them, and one source for that is perhaps what the coworker does with the...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-19-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12,574
Views: 1,044,465
Posted By JMO
I just added it to my to-read list.

I just added it to my to-read list.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-19-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,203
Posted By JMO
Actually, I thought the idea that something was...

Actually, I thought the idea that something was going on with a merger or acquisition made the most sense. Everybody that knows anything is ordered not to communicate about anything when that occurs.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-19-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 220,839
Posted By JMO
I thought most of them checked it every hour. ...

I thought most of them checked it every hour. When they took a moment away from Facebook or whatever. :D
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