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Forum: General Actuarial 07-06-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,382
Posted By clarinetist
As complicated as this situation is, I'm going to...

As complicated as this situation is, I'm going to throw in one more wrinkle: if you're really serious about the actuarial route, you should start taking exams ASAP so that you're competitive for...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-06-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,382
Posted By clarinetist
I'm going to throw out my references list for...

I'm going to throw out my references list for you. You may find it helpful:

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showthread.php?p=9097324#post9097324

If you look at the...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-06-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,382
Posted By clarinetist
Yes - I do this myself. I go on that website...

Yes - I do this myself. I go on that website essentially daily: https://math.stackexchange.com/users/81560/clarinetist.
Forum: General Actuarial 07-06-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,382
Posted By clarinetist
I would not advise doing Analysis before Linear...

I would not advise doing Analysis before Linear Algebra. I recommend the Linear Algebra text by Lay, or the Intro to Linear Algebra text by Strang, and you should aim to cover the entirety of the...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-06-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,382
Posted By clarinetist
Also, I want to point out one thing that Riley...

Also, I want to point out one thing that Riley said:
Forum: General Actuarial 07-06-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,382
Posted By clarinetist
I was looking at the perspective from you doing...

I was looking at the perspective from you doing an "Applied Mathematics" program. That said, I looked at Harvard's program in slightly more detail. Some analysis would be helpful.

I don't have...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-05-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,382
Posted By clarinetist
Also, I'm really surprised this hasn't been...

Also, I'm really surprised this hasn't been mentioned yet, but be careful about unlimited caps on tuition. Most companies have caps because once you exceed a certain level, it will be reported to the...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-05-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,382
Posted By clarinetist
I want to preface this by saying that I'm not...

I want to preface this by saying that I'm not trying to suggest that you can't do this. But I feel a need to chime in on this.

Here's the thing that I've noticed a lot of people don't figure out...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-05-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,382
Posted By clarinetist
I'm just going to tell you this: Given the...

I'm just going to tell you this:

Given the details that you provided in a previous post, you're either planning extremely ahead of time or you're omitting a lot of details.

I should also...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-04-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,954
Posted By clarinetist
I've always been involved, at least when it comes...

I've always been involved, at least when it comes to government work, data analysis that will affect millions of people and requires constant attention to ethics, and would eventually be reported to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-01-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,954
Posted By clarinetist
3 definitely, but 2, no. I will not elaborate as...

3 definitely, but 2, no. I will not elaborate as to why.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-01-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,954
Posted By clarinetist
Going from state government to corporate required...

Going from state government to corporate required me to change my communication style significantly. I'm back in government now. There were some things that I had to learn the hard way:

1....
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-24-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,143
Posted By clarinetist
I've done that. I was in a situation where I was...

I've done that. I was in a situation where I was the most senior person on the team, my colleague was relying too much on me to know how to do everything and had a "not my job" approach when it came...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-22-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,405
Posted By clarinetist
It was definitely added stress, but even if I...

It was definitely added stress, but even if I were in the same place for all five jobs, I would've found it very stressful to have switched as much as I have. In most of those cases, the main factors...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-22-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,876
Posted By clarinetist
You don't. Especially if you're not a manager,...

You don't. Especially if you're not a manager, any requests you make will just all on deaf ears.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-21-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,405
Posted By clarinetist
I have had 5 jobs in three states in four years....

I have had 5 jobs in three states in four years. Believe me when I say that job-hopping is not enjoyable.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-12-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,475
Posted By clarinetist
One-word company name.

One-word company name.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-06-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,475
Posted By clarinetist
The company starts with a C and ends with an L. I...

The company starts with a C and ends with an L. I can't find the job posting now, but I think it was not actuarial.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-05-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,475
Posted By clarinetist
Quick little anecdote: I recently saw a job...

Quick little anecdote: I recently saw a job posting with a well-known company which asked for the candidate's three most recent performance reviews on paper, and ratings. It's ridiculous what...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-31-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,058
Posted By clarinetist
I just wanted to say that HIPAA compliance as a...

I just wanted to say that HIPAA compliance as a data analyst sounds like a nightmare. Even when I was working at the largest health records company in the nation (which clearly had the data), if you...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-27-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,058
Posted By clarinetist
To elaborate on this point: think PowerBI,...

To elaborate on this point: think PowerBI, Tableau, and D3.js dashboards.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-26-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,058
Posted By clarinetist
The answer is really this: you need to decide...

The answer is really this: you need to decide what your focus is.

From my experience as a data analyst, I can tell you that the majority of companies rave all about analytics yet have no idea...
Forum: General Actuarial 05-24-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By clarinetist
The fact that so many people rely on NHST, the...

The fact that so many people rely on NHST, the stuff that's described in this article, or the many variations that I've seen on NHST (e.g., Coehn's d, Glass's Delta) to make decisions only shows the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-22-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 656,499
Posted By clarinetist
My opinion's become more nuanced than that in...

My opinion's become more nuanced than that in recent years, but believe it or not, I still do some actuarial work (not in the traditional sense) from time to time.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-22-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,502
Posted By clarinetist
I dealt with this recently although with two...

I dealt with this recently although with two different companies, and I would do the same if I were in your situation. Get an offer from B, tell them you need 4-5 days, and tell A that you have an...
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