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Forum: Careers - Employment 04-17-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,247
Posted By DrWillKirby
Nah, I just meant that GEICO always asked for it...

Nah, I just meant that GEICO always asked for it for EL positions back in the day when I still applied to them each job cycle. If the downward trend kept you above 3.0 you should be fine
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-16-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,247
Posted By DrWillKirby
GL with the application at GEICO

GL with the application at GEICO
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 04-16-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 204
Posted By DrWillKirby
Johnathan Little put out some good ones on audio...

Johnathan Little put out some good ones on audio for tournaments.

Crush Live Poker is good for low limit live cash. I believe there are still some older Bart Hanson podcasts that are free to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-10-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By DrWillKirby
If you can get a better job at the actuarial...

If you can get a better job at the actuarial company you might be able to lateral into the actuarial study program at the higher salary. That's what I did. I had about 4 years in data analyst type...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-10-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By DrWillKirby
The aggressive way or the passive way?

The aggressive way or the passive way?
Forum: SoA Exams - General 04-10-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By DrWillKirby
Glad there's a move towards more feedback even...

Glad there's a move towards more feedback even though I am one of those $250 payers being given the FU. Also had to redo an EOM...

Probably good overall. I was considering giving up if I fail the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-09-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,192
Posted By DrWillKirby
There is that company in Boca that prefers 2 max....

There is that company in Boca that prefers 2 max. Or at least they used to..
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-08-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,515
Posted By DrWillKirby
I'd call it non-monetary compensation :cool:

I'd call it non-monetary compensation :cool:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-08-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,515
Posted By DrWillKirby
My company makes us order way more than we need...

My company makes us order way more than we need because the cost of sending smaller amounts of office supplies. I still have 12 brand new legal pads and one giant ~300 page notebook unused and I've...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-25-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,126
Posted By DrWillKirby
Thought it was gonna be.. ...

Thought it was gonna be..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lAEO07SISU
Forum: Modules 6-8 03-12-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 7,332,973
Posted By DrWillKirby
Yes, today. 2nd attempt. I'll have to pay $250...

Yes, today. 2nd attempt. I'll have to pay $250 for feedback and $500 for next attempt out of my own pocket. I don't even mind the shakedown for $$ if the wait for feedback wasn't so ridiculous or the...
Forum: Modules 6-8 03-12-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 7,332,973
Posted By DrWillKirby
Got another DNMMR finally. Task 2 & 5 on 9,xxx...

Got another DNMMR finally. Task 2 & 5 on 9,xxx words. Absolute joke of an assessment (and society for subjecting us to this)
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-12-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,126
Posted By DrWillKirby
Are there companies that don't have unlimited...

Are there companies that don't have unlimited study time? Like are managers walking around and yelling at people if they see study books out or practice problems on the screen even when work is...
Forum: Professional Surveys 03-07-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,302
Posted By DrWillKirby
first six months at new company(>50% raise to...

first six months at new company(>50% raise to make the move)

2% raise, 4% bonus

Nice that these % are on a much bigger # now :D
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-27-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 7,332,973
Posted By DrWillKirby
Did anyone ever accidentally turn in a protected...

Did anyone ever accidentally turn in a protected paper? I had to unlock mine and resubmit one week later and I'm wondering if that reset my place in the grading queue
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-27-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 136,353
Posted By DrWillKirby
I cited from “Macro Pricing: A Comprehensive...

I cited from “Macro Pricing: A Comprehensive Product Development Process” by Shane A. Chalke, but didn't metion macro pricing. I only mentioned that this was a cost-plus model as one of the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,122
Posted By DrWillKirby
At least 3 of the biggest 6 health insurers have...

At least 3 of the biggest 6 health insurers have a lot of people working in different offices / 100% remote. Wouldn't apply to EL and would be tough to break into management, but you could always put...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,122
Posted By DrWillKirby
One advantage to Health that hasn't been...

One advantage to Health that hasn't been mentioned:
Health claims data experience would translate especially well to healthcare medical encounter data. That could also go the other way around if...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 02-20-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 149,514
Posted By DrWillKirby
:iatp: Hoping for that 75% pass rate

:iatp:

Hoping for that 75% pass rate
Forum: Modules 6-8 02-04-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 7,332,973
Posted By DrWillKirby
Strange that we have such a big gap in...

Strange that we have such a big gap in submissions between 12/31 and 1/14 on the spreadsheet. Are there actually 50+ from non-AOers in the queue at that time?
Forum: Modules 6-8 01-31-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By DrWillKirby
I wouldn't put 0% of any of the 3 assets for...

I wouldn't put 0% of any of the 3 assets for diversification of assets purposes. (I put 0% treasury bills on my first try and I think it's a big reason why I DNMMR). I don't like your metric because...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-29-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,991
Posted By DrWillKirby
What was your initial salary and raise %? Were...

What was your initial salary and raise %? Were you pretty lowly paid to start or around market for EL?
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-29-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,991
Posted By DrWillKirby
Ya, since it's your first job and you seem to...

Ya, since it's your first job and you seem to like the company otherwise I'd definitely wait for 2 and see what happens. You might get a bad manager or bad responsibilities or mismatch between...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-22-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By DrWillKirby
About how many practice problems did you do each...

About how many practice problems did you do each attempt of P and FM?

How far along in exams are the people at your office with a few years experience?

Did you intern at the consulting firm...
Forum: Modules 6-8 01-17-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By DrWillKirby
Why 900 specifically? You could say you want the...

Why 900 specifically? You could say you want the fund to fail less than x% of the time and tweak the % to make sure it results in a number under 900
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