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Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc Yesterday, 06:03 PM
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Views: 1,043,788
Posted By JMO
I should read that.

I should read that.
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 479
Posted By JMO
I doubt that European actuaries would be...

I doubt that European actuaries would be impressed at all. Seems like it is even less valuable than FSA.

I think you could make a good case for FCAS on its own. Maybe.
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 479
Posted By JMO
Yep. In Europe*, it seems like PhD in...

Yep.
In Europe*, it seems like PhD in actuarial science is way better than FSA here. I cannot compare to FCAS - I talked by phone to some of those folks when I was getting retrocession support...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19,614
Views: 1,967,561
Posted By JMO
A thread that I really need to UNSUBSCRIBE. With...

A thread that I really need to UNSUBSCRIBE. With a link to reddit.
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 10:34 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,695
Posted By JMO
Westley, that reminds me of a work-a-holic I once...

Westley, that reminds me of a work-a-holic I once knew. I had worked with several members of the Law Dept. over the years at one employer. I noted that one of the lawyers put in a large number of...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,006
Posted By JMO
Two years ago? Slow trolling, if that's what it...

Two years ago? Slow trolling, if that's what it is.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-20-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19,614
Views: 1,967,561
Posted By JMO
Is he really a troll? Are they really A troll? ...

Is he really a troll? Are they really A troll? Whichever. Or was it a clueless person venting frustration? Or an employer generating a lot of frustration by their handling of an offer?
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-20-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19,614
Views: 1,967,561
Posted By JMO
I know of some APL applications that did use...

I know of some APL applications that did use loops. No further details provided, to protect the guilty.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 02-20-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By JMO
I forgot to mention that having cash available...

I forgot to mention that having cash available when needed is more important that "average" duration.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 02-20-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By JMO
Anybody who looks at duration as a time frame is...

Anybody who looks at duration as a time frame is misusing the concept. The whole point of "duration" is to estimate the change in liability with respect to change in interest rate.
Of course, I...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,695
Posted By JMO
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,355
Posted By JMO
I understood "on thin ice" but I have no clue...

I understood "on thin ice" but I have no clue what this means.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,335
Posted By JMO
But "they is" does sound a bit odd, don't you...

But "they is" does sound a bit odd, don't you think?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-20-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,736
Views: 220,101
Posted By JMO
Sometimes, if I call when the dentist's office is...

Sometimes, if I call when the dentist's office is not open (or on lunch break) I get an answering service that says they will do just what those folks told you. :shrug:
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-20-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12,571
Views: 1,043,788
Posted By JMO
FWIW, my friend claims that the correct...

FWIW, my friend claims that the correct pronunciation is closer to "of." And more than one of my friends saw a lot of their respective husbands in Ove. And found the insight helpful.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,335
Posted By JMO
That's not how I read what Westley was saying. ...

That's not how I read what Westley was saying. OP needs to understand what is done with his processes after he completes them, and one source for that is perhaps what the coworker does with the...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-19-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12,571
Views: 1,043,788
Posted By JMO
I just added it to my to-read list.

I just added it to my to-read list.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-19-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,006
Posted By JMO
Actually, I thought the idea that something was...

Actually, I thought the idea that something was going on with a merger or acquisition made the most sense. Everybody that knows anything is ordered not to communicate about anything when that occurs.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-19-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,736
Views: 220,101
Posted By JMO
I thought most of them checked it every hour. ...

I thought most of them checked it every hour. When they took a moment away from Facebook or whatever. :D
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-19-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,006
Posted By JMO
:iatp: When I was job-hunting as an experienced...

:iatp:
When I was job-hunting as an experienced actuary, getting sent to Taleo meant I crossed that company off my list.

ETA I also approve of Pinquino's post.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-18-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By JMO
I would say that, even in e-prime, this idea...

I would say that, even in e-prime, this idea reeks of stupidity.
And "seems" seems weak.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-18-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,825
Posted By JMO
IFYP (And, if true, perhaps that is not such a...

IFYP
(And, if true, perhaps that is not such a bad thing. :D)
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-18-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,825
Posted By JMO
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-18-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,825
Posted By JMO
Hey Variance Man! Please come here and make this...

Hey Variance Man! Please come here and make this thread worth reading. (A lot of it sure isn't, right now.)
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,695
Posted By JMO
Or in other words, networking.

Or in other words, networking.
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