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Forum: Careers - Employment 11-16-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,093
Posted By L. Mo
The late night calls...where is this recruiter...

The late night calls...where is this recruiter located? Sounds like she's on the other side of the planet. That alone would give me pause.
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-15-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,793
Posted By L. Mo
Oh, honey, at the risk of ATGTFWG, I wasn't...

Oh, honey, at the risk of ATGTFWG, I wasn't thinking about you specifically.
(sorry Mods! I know this is a professional area!)
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-15-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,793
Posted By L. Mo
:kiss:

:kiss:
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-14-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,793
Posted By L. Mo
"feedbacks" makes me think you're not a native...

"feedbacks" makes me think you're not a native English speaker. Whether or not that is true, you need to have someone competent review your resume. Someone in the actuarial field (like nearly all of...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-12-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By L. Mo
where's Mary Pat when you need her? In my...

where's Mary Pat when you need her?

In my experience,
check totals on various exhibits,
match the numbers to some published report that you know has been verified within an inch of its life...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-11-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,557
Posted By L. Mo
:love:

:love:
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-06-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By L. Mo
I agree with Westley! Take the interview....

I agree with Westley!

Take the interview. Take the internship if they offer.
If nothing else, it's actuarial experience. you may find you like it. At least you'd be more articulate when applying...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-06-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By L. Mo
maybe.

maybe.
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-05-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By L. Mo
I can't tell if they graduated, and how long ago....

I can't tell if they graduated, and how long ago. The second part is for curiosity
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-05-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By L. Mo
So, you're applying for a job thru LinkedIn

Hi! So, you're applying for a job thru LinkedIn! That's great, it's a cool tool. But, please, upload a real resume for this purpose, don't just submit your LI profile.

I currently have an opening,...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-05-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,638
Posted By L. Mo
the first appearance of "Actuary" in the Jobs...

the first appearance of "Actuary" in the Jobs Rated Almanac, I believe was in 1988.
I graduated college a few years after that.

I think, if you majored in math or stats, "actuary" was one of...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-31-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By L. Mo
Get the internship, then make it meaningful for...

Get the internship, then make it meaningful for you. It's a two-way 10-week interview for a full-time job. You can learn a lot if you make the most of it.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-31-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,143
Posted By L. Mo
Well, you've expressed a desire to be on that...

Well, you've expressed a desire to be on that team. You've also expressed an interest in this project. If you worked for me, I'd be concerned it would interfere with your actual work. but as long as...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-17-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By L. Mo
I'd call/e-mail whoever your contact is (HR?) to...

I'd call/e-mail whoever your contact is (HR?) to let them know that you have an offer from another company, so you're interested in knowing the procedure, and if it can be sped up.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-17-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,434
Posted By L. Mo
Having one year experience is better than none....

Having one year experience is better than none. Everyone understands that layoffs happen, and you were likely "last hired, first fired", and there's no shame in that - thems the breaks.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-16-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,907
Posted By L. Mo
I miss a lot of posters from that thread. Still...

I miss a lot of posters from that thread. Still pure gold!
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-16-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,907
Posted By L. Mo
here it is: ...

here it is:
http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showthread.php?t=110337
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-16-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,907
Posted By L. Mo
I think it's called "why you didn't get the job"...

I think it's called "why you didn't get the job" or something like that. It's pure gold!
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 10-16-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13,272
Views: 1,139,463
Posted By L. Mo
My book club's book this month: "The Ultimate...

My book club's book this month: "The Ultimate Gift" by Jim Stovall.
It's one of those "how to improve your life by thinly veiled allegory" type books, like The Alchemist. Ugh.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-16-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,822
Posted By L. Mo
Two ideas... - get a Master's degree at a US...

Two ideas...
- get a Master's degree at a US university, there is usually a "one-year-apprenticeship" or something like that, that will let you work in the US. Prove your worth, get the company to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-15-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By L. Mo
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Forum: Software & Technology 10-15-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,940
Posted By L. Mo
I am soooo close to cutting the cord! I have way...

I am soooo close to cutting the cord! I have way too many channels that I NEVER watch. Don't care about sports. Not sure my tv is a "smart" one, but I can always get one of those sticks, right? Any...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-15-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By L. Mo
It's in your best interest to have personal...

It's in your best interest to have personal development discussions with your boss periodically, and not just at annual review times.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-15-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,907
Posted By L. Mo
you're right, he didn't say "just", but that's...

you're right, he didn't say "just", but that's how I read it. And it is a pet peeve of mine to use the masculine version of my name. While he could not have known that, it still dings him that he...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-15-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,907
Posted By L. Mo
I went back and checked my e-mails. He said ...

I went back and checked my e-mails. He said


I'd already told him I'm the hiring manager.
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