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Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 05:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jas66Kent
Yes, apparently making a comment loudly proclaims...

Yes, apparently making a comment loudly proclaims some kind of expertise on the matter.

Stop being so daft.
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 328
Posted By jas66Kent
Why wouldn't you? Honestly, Americans are a...

Why wouldn't you?

Honestly, Americans are a tad silly when it comes to this sort of thing.
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 328
Posted By jas66Kent
Yep. Youre going nowhere if you dont have at the...

Yep. Youre going nowhere if you dont have at the minimum a MSc. Same in Swtizerland.
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 05:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jas66Kent
Cant be that cheap in Chicago. I figured its...

Cant be that cheap in Chicago.

I figured its $3k easy in a nice part of town
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 07:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jas66Kent
12 in 10 is too much. I average about 1...

12 in 10 is too much.

I average about 1 every 1.5 years.

As long as you can explain why you left, and weave it into the interview, you are generally fine.

I think jumping from company to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,179
Posted By jas66Kent
http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussi...

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showthread.php?t=303339
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-19-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,590
Posted By jas66Kent
I have decided to follow this strategy as it...

I have decided to follow this strategy as it seems that a lot of what should be "special case for extra hours" is magically turning into "this is expected" at my current job.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-19-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,264
Posted By jas66Kent
Nope. Oxford Dictionary approves.

Nope. Oxford Dictionary approves.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-19-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,264
Posted By jas66Kent
Get some CYA training nice and early.

Get some CYA training nice and early.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-19-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,264
Posted By jas66Kent
You need to talk to the analyst to see what he is...

You need to talk to the analyst to see what he is working on, and to see if you can help with something.

When your manager comes back, he will ask the analyst if you were helpful. If you sit...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-18-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
Posted By jas66Kent
4 months is not a long time so you are not...

4 months is not a long time so you are not expected to be super detailed.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-18-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 6,670
Posted By jas66Kent
There is significant downside to what he is...

There is significant downside to what he is doing.

If he wants to screw the guy over, then fine. He can do it if he wants to, but he needs to make sure it is in accordance with the laws. Thats...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-18-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
Posted By jas66Kent
If they ask you for "stretch" goals put something...

If they ask you for "stretch" goals put something in that you can actually achieve. Don't put somethint extremely difficult to achieve.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-18-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
Posted By jas66Kent
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-18-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,031
Posted By jas66Kent
My wife usually takes care of the charitable...

My wife usually takes care of the charitable contributions: all of them go primarily to animal-protection oriented non-profits. I manage our list of memberships (in the UK they work a lot like aid)...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-18-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,780
Posted By jas66Kent
Lets not forget state/local Governments putting...

Lets not forget state/local Governments putting less money into retirement funding because of magical long term investment returns.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-17-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,031
Posted By jas66Kent
Volunteering: what causes do you support?

I am sort of curious as to what the distribution is on the AO in terms of volunteering.

I volunteer for the MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Society and Guide Dogs for the blind.

I usually do about...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 35,858
Posted By jas66Kent
You're not thinking this through. Coupled...

You're not thinking this through.

Coupled with far superior resources (academic and supportive) they are far beyond the reach of those that are less well off, even if those less well off have a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-16-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,818
Posted By jas66Kent
Scan the written offer letter and send it to the...

Scan the written offer letter and send it to the HR lady again. Copy in a higher up in Actuarial if you can find his email.

Don't be snarky in the email.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-16-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,321
Posted By jas66Kent
By the time you are on a PIP your days are...

By the time you are on a PIP your days are essentially numbered. I would look for another job right away.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-16-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,321
Posted By jas66Kent
That would simply get you fired. Probably...

That would simply get you fired.

Probably got "meeting most expectations" or something like that. 2 out of 5
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-16-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 6,670
Posted By jas66Kent
He will not be able to get a reference from you...

He will not be able to get a reference from you for obvious reasons, so he is already dinged in that regard if he chooses to try to rent another place.

My bet is that he only stays in shared homes...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-16-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 6,670
Posted By jas66Kent
Ok. Enough. You sound like you have a few...

Ok. Enough.

You sound like you have a few mental problems.

Yes, he did not pay rent. Yes, he cost you time, energy, and money.

But no, you should not go into Crusade mode for the next year...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-16-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 6,670
Posted By jas66Kent
I don't see this guy ever consulting an attorney....

I don't see this guy ever consulting an attorney.

Most of the information that he needed could have been found online with a small amount of effort.

But here we are.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-16-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 6,670
Posted By jas66Kent
Put his stuff in storage. Let him know you...

Put his stuff in storage.

Let him know you have it.

If he doesn't collect give it to a charity and make sure you get a receipt.

That solves your problem.
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