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Forum: Careers - Employment 09-08-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,930
Posted By The_Polymath
Agreed. No point moving unless you get a...

Agreed.

No point moving unless you get a 10-15% boost assuming this is only about the money.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-08-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,930
Posted By The_Polymath
Why would they? They would simply tell you...

Why would they?

They would simply tell you no. If you kept insisting, then they would move on to the next person on the list.
Forum: Surveys 09-07-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By The_Polymath
The UK is pretty dumb as well. They have...

The UK is pretty dumb as well.

They have really, really bad primary and secondary education here. About 20% of kids lack a basic education.
Forum: Surveys 09-07-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By The_Polymath
Compared to the US average, they most definitely...

Compared to the US average, they most definitely are.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-06-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
Need to keep out the riff raff in the future, no...

Need to keep out the riff raff in the future, no doubt.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-05-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
It just goes to show that Europeans have much...

It just goes to show that Europeans have much higher standards than Americans.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-05-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
Sigh. Come back in 10 years. I am sure you will...

Sigh. Come back in 10 years. I am sure you will still be here.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-05-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
Spanish, German, French, Mandarin, Japanese.

Spanish, German, French, Mandarin, Japanese.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-05-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
They always existed.

They always existed.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-05-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
Well, for one you should care about the level of...

Well, for one you should care about the level of the people you work with.

There is a definite correlation between a job that requires a high amount of status/entry recs, and the people that work...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-05-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
I was offering my views on the Life industry...

I was offering my views on the Life industry only. Sorry if I was not super clear.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-05-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
This is all based on your complete experience in...

This is all based on your complete experience in the Life industry, and top tier companies of course.

Like I said, it's cute how naive you are.

Status always matters. You simply think that it...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-05-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,626
Posted By The_Polymath
I got married at 38 so 32 is still quite young. ...

I got married at 38 so 32 is still quite young.

Married at 22 though....that is young.

My wifes sister got married at 26, and she ended up getting divorced 11 years later.

30's seems to be...
Forum: Software & Technology 09-05-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,172
Posted By The_Polymath
Win 10 is notorious for messing up old drivers.

Win 10 is notorious for messing up old drivers.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-05-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
My experience has only been in the life industry....

My experience has only been in the life industry. (Mutual, big insurer, big reinsurer, and now consulting) And it is vast.

Far more so that the people on this thread who are either P&C, Health, or...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-05-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
You are being a bit naive, but thats ok.

You are being a bit naive, but thats ok.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-05-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
So not a Life Actuary. It's always such a...

So not a Life Actuary.

It's always such a pleasure to see advice from people with little to no life industry experience.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-04-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
So sorry, I forgot whom I was talking to. ...

So sorry, I forgot whom I was talking to.

Must not make them feel bad.
Forum: Software & Technology 09-04-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,172
Posted By The_Polymath
Send to phone. Print the document via the...

Send to phone.

Print the document via the Android HP App.

Problem solved.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-04-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
Then there's Swiss Re & Munich Re. Also better. ...

Then there's Swiss Re & Munich Re. Also better.

The list goes on.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-04-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
Just off the top of my head.... McKinsey...

Just off the top of my head....

McKinsey employs Life Actuaries. So does JP Morgan.

And those are only two examples, which are much higher caliber than the Big 4.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-04-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
How little you know. It's cute.

How little you know. It's cute.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-04-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
Well, in your case simply being above average in...

Well, in your case simply being above average in a sea of average and mediocrity usually gets you some positive attention.

Keep in mind however, that this also holds back your development. You...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-04-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,169
Posted By The_Polymath
While nepotism rarely exists in actuarial, the...

While nepotism rarely exists in actuarial, the higher-tier companies will not look at you if you don't come from certain select schools.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-04-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 6,634
Posted By The_Polymath
I would imagine T would be a very complex...

I would imagine T would be a very complex distribution as it would have to take into account the initial vector of infected to non-infected contacts, and then adjust this vector based on time as the...
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