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Forum: Careers - Employment 11-30-2018, 08:10 AM
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Posted By lookingon1
for real show us the resume

for real show us the resume
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-29-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By lookingon1
it's not childish. Why else would they want to...

it's not childish. Why else would they want to make me-the only one- a data scientist (and no money involved)? what coulld their objective be? I don't know to be honest. It can only be becasue...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-29-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By lookingon1
Thanks, but I already showed value, which is why...

Thanks, but I already showed value, which is why I am now a DS :)

They are giving me some work (want me to do even more DS things ofc) they know and understand my skills exactly, they didn't put...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-29-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By lookingon1
Ok, can you please elaborate. First, they expect...

Ok, can you please elaborate. First, they expect me to solve higher value add business (which is why they changed me...). Also, what do you mean by 'formal proposal' exactly-is that salary...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-29-2018, 10:54 AM
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Posted By lookingon1
what really makes me mad is I was waiting to gain...

what really makes me mad is I was waiting to gain those extra DS skills in order to EVENTUALLY go the DS route-AND GET THE PAY INCREASE. So Now it's like they placed me there with the lower pay and...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-29-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By lookingon1
My work is sadly not very data sciency. But they...

My work is sadly not very data sciency. But they want me to contribute with data science, and I should mention I'm the only one who has this credential in my group (otherwise business analytics). ...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-29-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By lookingon1
Hi Colonel, Thanks, but I have some already...

Hi Colonel,
Thanks, but I have some already (although need to learn more)-however, that's why I was qualified for this name change. What do you mean please?

Please give me some direct insight,...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-29-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By lookingon1
ps. in a sense, it's like an analyst becoming an...

ps. in a sense, it's like an analyst becoming an Actuary and getting paid as analyst. What to do in those cases? I am a bit insulted, I had to earn this increase in title (have to have adv degree,...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-29-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By lookingon1
ps I'm also a little worried...........b/c now as...

ps I'm also a little worried...........b/c now as I am a Data Scientist, I lose leverage for future salary increase. Is it time to get out? Look for a job that will pay me? thanks
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-29-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By lookingon1
My position made me a Data Scientist, but salary unchanged what should I do please

My salary still that of a business analytics analyst. Thanks for your insights
Forum: General Actuarial 10-12-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,770
Posted By lookingon1
wow only 2 pages on this ever important...

wow only 2 pages on this ever important discussion...where is all the action? do people still use this site??
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-18-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,859
Posted By lookingon1
wow..really

wow..really
Forum: Health - Disability 12-03-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,033
Posted By lookingon1
so question-how can all the health insurers that...

so question-how can all the health insurers that currently use CVS as PBM move foward? Seems there may be some conflict with this? It must impact the current relations
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-02-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,625
Posted By lookingon1
When I was young someone told me, who was an...

When I was young someone told me, who was an older person, that he's still trying to figure out what he wants to do. I remember it was so odd at the time, but not so much after you start...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-01-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,625
Posted By lookingon1
Ok, good point thanks for sharing I will keep an...

Ok, good point thanks for sharing I will keep an eye on the comparison. I think though SAS doesn't get the credit it deserves when it comes to some data science (and not referring to EM here). R is...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-01-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,625
Posted By lookingon1
Great insight. As far as regularization, are you...

Great insight. As far as regularization, are you referring to the data science techniques? Are you saying they are better in R? Sorry I wasn't able to follow your gist there. I think SAS has some...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-31-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,625
Posted By lookingon1
It's not that easy-if the team uses SAS most...

It's not that easy-if the team uses SAS most people will stick to SAS. Except the few hard cores but those people are usually too hard core anyways. Must the reality...plus R is not really better...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-30-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,625
Posted By lookingon1
here's the trouble, math-that's all that it gives...

here's the trouble, math-that's all that it gives you. You hit your peak pretty early and then you have at least 30 years of staring at the same thing more or less. And that's the problem, that's...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-30-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,625
Posted By lookingon1
your answer is: data science. Start learning on...

your answer is: data science. Start learning on your own and make the jump. They respect an actuary-but you have to know data science. You can get a certificate at many schools, which is a good...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-12-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,623
Posted By lookingon1
it is a pitiful blog in case you don't...

it is a pitiful blog in case you don't know...only the old timers and time wasters come here, there are tons of better sites nowadays...this is ancient showing its age
Forum: General Actuarial 10-12-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,623
Posted By lookingon1
It used to be fun chatting on the Ao, what has...

It used to be fun chatting on the Ao, what has happened? this place is dismal and boring...can we please shut it down we don't need this, let's create a new website and make change
Forum: General Actuarial 10-12-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,623
Posted By lookingon1
lol this is a serious sub-fora? I didn't know...

lol this is a serious sub-fora? I didn't know this and what is a sub-fora? Maybe you can call it a thread? Do we need to get an exam in fora's now to communicate here

Btw, I hope you are...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-11-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,623
Posted By lookingon1
well kind of half half, lol, I've gotten good at...

well kind of half half, lol, I've gotten good at this (not a good thing but...)

seriously, I am probably more serious and glad to see that they want to make changes. Just trying to make some...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-11-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,623
Posted By lookingon1
FSA exam changes..

Wow great to read about this morning-I normally delete all my SOA emails but today decided to 'check it out'. Wow so excited to see that!

Does anyone know what they will have for the new exam? ...
Forum: Health - Disability 08-16-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,712
Posted By lookingon1
this is apparently not just a boring public...

this is apparently not just a boring public health problem for those with nothing better to do. Express scripts and likely health carriers will be getting involved with this. Timely to have the OP...
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