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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-24-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,292
Posted By neofan
Spot on, I never thought non-meat items can smell...

Spot on, I never thought non-meat items can smell as bad as necrotic (details omitted), ouch!
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-25-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,640
Posted By neofan
My recent experience - this is the first thing...

My recent experience - this is the first thing asked from talent acquisition team. I would also go high, if HR responds negatively, ask what range would be acceptable. Usually it's just a little...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-15-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 24,608
Posted By neofan
I thought even autistic nerds and anti-social...

I thought even autistic nerds and anti-social freaks with FSA, ACAS, or FCAS can get 100K+ jobs easily (meaning they literally print money), I guess they're worth as much as toilet papers now.
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-08-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,650
Posted By neofan
Website. I am wary of LinkedIn. It's useful...

Website.

I am wary of LinkedIn. It's useful for connecting with people you know or former colleagues, nothing more.

I know 2 managers from my department listing themselves as directors.
Forum: Health - Disability 03-04-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,231
Posted By neofan
Diagnosis codes matter the most when you're...

Diagnosis codes matter the most when you're accessing members' risk scores, not utilization.
Also if you're looking at trending, besides what people have mentioned, converting ICD9 to ICD10 is a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-22-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By neofan
Some companies don't pay bonus unless you stay...

Some companies don't pay bonus unless you stay until the end of that bonus check pay period. My previous employer would pay if you're employed until end of the year.

I am looking for new role...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,557
Posted By neofan
Not so fast, many of those are located in the...

Not so fast, many of those are located in the highest COL areas. In addition, has anyone visited the CAS Exam forum?

I work with one of CAS hopefuls who was 1 exam away from ACAS, it took him...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-16-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,277
Posted By neofan
even with family reasons try to get into a new...

even with family reasons try to get into a new area if you're not moving up.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-16-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,277
Posted By neofan
Disagree, this is just a general rule, and it's...

Disagree, this is just a general rule, and it's pretty close; actually it's 5th year when you absolutely have to either move up or move out, if you move out, make sure it's a new area(s) of work and...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-16-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,277
Posted By neofan
At senior/management/director levels, it may take...

At senior/management/director levels, it may take up to 2 years to find a place that's a fit for you. I am in this situation now, yes, it can be frustrating but there are good days and bad days....
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-16-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,328
Posted By neofan
This is good to know/hear. I must be working at...

This is good to know/hear. I must be working at one of the most inefficient dinosaurs.

I just don't believe managers can get things done without having to dive in sometimes (creating processes for...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-16-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,328
Posted By neofan
Another question regarding consulting. At...

Another question regarding consulting.

At carriers, managers are not expected to do anything other than managing. At consulting firms, are they more flexible in terms of roles (no finite line...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,944
Posted By neofan
My first job (actuarial) had dollar values added...

My first job (actuarial) had dollar values added (identifying initiatives to reduce claims incurred [both unit cost and utilization]) based on projections.

My current role (health analytics lead,...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,944
Posted By neofan
I've recently done self appraisals ($$ I helped...

I've recently done self appraisals ($$ I helped my company earn, save, and/or recover) for my resume, comparing my first EL year (-$ million) vs my most recent year of > $25 million, there's little...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,763
Posted By neofan
At my current company, only directors and above...

At my current company, only directors and above need to sign non-compete. They are very reasonable, only 4-5 companies within a year, you get a year of pay after termination (except voluntary).


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Forum: Careers - Employment 02-12-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,763
Posted By neofan
Is OP referring to non-solicitation agreement?...

Is OP referring to non-solicitation agreement? ....which you can not poach former employer's talents. I can deal/live with this.

I certainly can't deal with non-compete agreements, unless it's a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-10-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,944
Posted By neofan
Another downside I need to point out. ...

Another downside I need to point out.

Besides geographic limitation, this is a small industry, if you burn bridge somewhere and most people don't like you, chances are you may have hard time...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-24-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,655
Posted By neofan
Agreed. Also define "smart", this is quite...

Agreed. Also define "smart", this is quite subjective, someone needs ego check here.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-19-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,791
Posted By neofan
Just be yourself. Quite often these...

Just be yourself.

Quite often these interviews the managers focus on non-verbal pieces, how you react to questions and inquiries and smooth things out even if you don't know everything.
...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-30-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,916
Posted By neofan
:iatp: Also, never say anything negative to...

:iatp:

Also, never say anything negative to your boss's boss about your boss, s/he will most likely know it.

I know it's easier said than done (to switch job) but plan ahead, I am in the...
Forum: Sports 11-03-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 51,421
Posted By neofan
Last year, Harvey was pitching until the 8th with...

Last year, Harvey was pitching until the 8th with almost 100 pitches (I was at the game) and wanted to pitch 9th. Familia should've started 9th inning clean.

This time Hendricks was still pitching...
Forum: Sports 11-03-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5,728
Views: 696,930
Posted By neofan
Kyle should've been in the game until he threw...

Kyle should've been in the game until he threw 100 pitches, he was the only one well rested.

Maddon is way overrated. I thought Francona is doing much better job for getting this far with limited...
Forum: Sports 11-03-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 51,421
Posted By neofan
This Game 7 wouldn't have been so much of a drama...

This Game 7 wouldn't have been so much of a drama had Kyle stayed in the game for a little longer, at least 2 runs were gifted due to error throw and wild pitch. Maddon should not get any credit for...
Forum: Sports 10-30-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 51,421
Posted By neofan
Great series, glad Cubs are able to push this...

Great series, glad Cubs are able to push this into Game 6, even if they eventually lose they don't have to live with ending every postseason with 3-4 straight losses.

Now, would they consider...
Forum: Sports 10-29-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5,728
Views: 696,930
Posted By neofan
My bad, it's Soler, but it was indeed...

My bad, it's Soler, but it was indeed inside-the-park home run. Weren't players taught to hustle no matter what with no one else on the bases? Had Soler scored, it would be a nightmare scenario for...
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