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Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By Locrian
VP of analytics at a company that does something...

VP of analytics at a company that does something interesting (e.g. not ad revenue driven).
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-15-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,075
Posted By Locrian
Talked to a dude the other day who wanted a green...

Talked to a dude the other day who wanted a green card so he bought a hotel.

In a big city.

With beachfront.

Said that worked for him.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-26-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,595
Posted By Locrian
Strongly disagree with this; a lot of common...

Strongly disagree with this; a lot of common algorithms used in data science really don't fit into what should reasonably be called statistics, even if some of them were born in stats departments.
...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-15-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,578
Posted By Locrian
Used to see numbers much bigger than that. It's...

Used to see numbers much bigger than that. It's stabilized a lot.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-15-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,578
Posted By Locrian
Financial regulation was a big (but certainly not...

Financial regulation was a big (but certainly not only) part of this shift. Still plenty of people out there doing that though.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-14-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,101
Posted By Locrian
lol that's a good necro. This thread has some...

lol that's a good necro. This thread has some great names in it.

Now go find the exact same thread with Phil and AAABBBCCC in it. I'm sure it exists.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-14-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,578
Posted By Locrian
Also, just so everyone is fully aware, "machine...

Also, just so everyone is fully aware, "machine learning engineer" is the new hot thing. "Data Scientist" is still warm, but it's feeling increasingly 2017.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-14-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,578
Posted By Locrian
The fact that the word "quant" hasn't appeared in...

The fact that the word "quant" hasn't appeared in this thread until now just shows how far we've come.

(Not saying which direction)
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-09-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,779
Posted By Locrian
Welcome to my sig. I feel like this should have...

Welcome to my sig. I feel like this should have happened a decade ago.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-05-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,625
Posted By Locrian
Based on another thread, I'm proposing a small...

Based on another thread, I'm proposing a small adjustment to the above.
Forum: Health - Disability 07-24-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,723
Posted By Locrian
Yea I'm super confused. Those insured groups that...

Yea I'm super confused. Those insured groups that declined could have gone - one way or another - self-funded. If that happened and this didn't account for it, it doesn't mean anything.

And if...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-28-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,106
Posted By Locrian
IMO, believing this is exactly how you end up...

IMO, believing this is exactly how you end up being that guy who messes everything up when they change to a new area. The way you don't break everything because you're ignorant is by recognizing...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-26-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,525
Posted By Locrian
While I'm a fan of careful, experienced use of...

While I'm a fan of careful, experienced use of contract work, if you're still building your core team I think your plan to hire for current skills and have them skill up is totally doable - even...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-17-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,679
Posted By Locrian
Yep. I'll also say that I think changing...

Yep.

I'll also say that I think changing careers has value all by itself.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-27-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,920
Posted By Locrian
Do the whole taking exams and working thing with...

Do the whole taking exams and working thing with a kid or two just to maximize efficiency.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-24-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,948
Posted By Locrian
Also, lots of the larger companies have programs...

Also, lots of the larger companies have programs geared towards vets, and some of them make a big deal out of how many vets they hire.

Not saying it gets you a job, but if you're looking to stand...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 05-23-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By Locrian
I see others mentioned this, but I want to...

I see others mentioned this, but I want to highlight it:

ONE.

PAGE.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-21-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,948
Posted By Locrian
IFMP

IFMP
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-21-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,948
Posted By Locrian
I like every word of pete5383's post.

I like every word of pete5383's post.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-21-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,935
Posted By Locrian
There are lots of actuarial departments out there...

There are lots of actuarial departments out there that, with some modernization efforts, could be reduced by 25% - 50%.

However, that's mostly modernizing out the hillariously stupid shit that...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-21-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Locrian
You'll have a lot more leverage with another...

You'll have a lot more leverage with another offer in hand.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-21-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,948
Posted By Locrian
They get 1 annoying point. Other stuff could...

They get 1 annoying point.

Other stuff could greatly outweigh that one point of annoying, but it's not a good start or a good sign.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-13-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,495
Posted By Locrian
The term “modeling” is really vague. For...

The term “modeling” is really vague. For instance, you might build optimization models that aren’t predictive or inferential.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-03-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,822
Posted By Locrian
Agree with this. I'm sure this differs between...

Agree with this. I'm sure this differs between individuals but I personally am not interested in chasing you down to get your resume.

I get between 80 and 120 emails a day that need my attention....
Forum: Pension - Social Security 05-01-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 291,622
Posted By Locrian
I agree that this is easy to understand and a lot...

I agree that this is easy to understand and a lot more informative, even (especially?) for those not familiar with the topic.
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