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Forum: Careers - Employment 12-06-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By mcorbei3
Career choice

What are your opinions on choosing between the following two companies...

1) Large public company working in Health and Benefits consulting

Or

2) Medium sized Private company working in...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-28-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By mcorbei3
do you know how many positions they were hiring...

do you know how many positions they were hiring for?
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-27-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,536
Posted By mcorbei3
I'm in the same boat as the OP. I was told that...

I'm in the same boat as the OP. I was told that they should get back to me within the next week, and it has now been just over a week. It's a very nerve racking experience!
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-20-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,186
Posted By mcorbei3
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-19-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,659
Posted By mcorbei3
http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussi...

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/search.php
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-19-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,023
Posted By mcorbei3
I disagree with John Doe. A friend of mine...

I disagree with John Doe. A friend of mine graduated with a business degree and managed to get an entry level position in actuarial consulting. I think you would be best to find some sort of office...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-18-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,078
Posted By mcorbei3
Here, three exams is the norm for entry level....

Here, three exams is the norm for entry level. Trust me... It's an uphill battle for someone like me with 2 exams.
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-13-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 92,851
Posted By mcorbei3
this thread deserves to be stickied or...

this thread deserves to be stickied or something... so useful!
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-10-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 161
Sticky: FAQ list
Views: 410,338
Posted By mcorbei3
That being said, the answers to many questions...

That being said, the answers to many questions have changed over the years as well. I was just reading a thread from approximately 10 years ago discussing the entry level market. Back then, Entry...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 11-05-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14,963
Views: 739,197
Posted By mcorbei3
Carl is growing up to be one bad a$$ kid! I pity...

Carl is growing up to be one bad a$$ kid! I pity the fool who's a softy when the zombies attack :pity:
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-03-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,712
Posted By mcorbei3
http://www.actuaryjobs.com/salary.html#salary-char...

http://www.actuaryjobs.com/salary.html#salary-charts
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-29-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 194,706
Posted By mcorbei3
I'm in! Got the manual in and will be starting to...

I'm in! Got the manual in and will be starting to study in early January or late December :)
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-28-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,289
Posted By mcorbei3
1. You're probably too late to apply to the big...

1. You're probably too late to apply to the big companies. All of the job postings on my university's career website have expired (and go to school in Ontario).

2. I would apply now.

3. You...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-27-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,827
Posted By mcorbei3
I get it... a lot of people are under the...

I get it... a lot of people are under the impression that the pension consulting field is going down. Whether or not this is true, I'd like to keep this thread clear of such talk. If I want to see...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-27-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,827
Posted By mcorbei3
Potential Interview in Retirement Consulting

Hey folks,

I have a potential full-day second round interview coming up for an entry level Retirement Analyst position, and I'd like to make sure that I'm prepared. From my experience with the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-27-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,455
Posted By mcorbei3
Why are there so many teachers turned actuaries?

Hey everyone,
I've come across a lot of posts in the forum regarding career changers, the vast majority of whom being former teachers. Why is this such a common theme?
mcorbei3
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-23-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,851
Posted By mcorbei3
It isn't guaranteed placement, which is a...

It isn't guaranteed placement, which is a concern, however I feel confident that I could get an internship. I have another interview for a full time position this week so hopefully that helps make...
Forum: University of Western Ontario 10-23-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,916
Posted By mcorbei3
Roll Call

Any other Western Alum or current students in the forum?
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-23-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,851
Posted By mcorbei3
Nope, I'm 4th generation Canadian. half english,...

Nope, I'm 4th generation Canadian. half english, half french.


If you have advice for a Canadian to get a job in the US I'm all ears. I'm 23 and have nothing holding me back from moving anywhere.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-22-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,851
Posted By mcorbei3
He and my stepmom are both engineers. To them...

He and my stepmom are both engineers. To them engineering > everything else. On another note, for a blue collar job I'd say plumber is near the top of the pay spectrum... not a bad gig if you can...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-22-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,851
Posted By mcorbei3
I hated engineering... it was more of my father's...

I hated engineering... it was more of my father's dream than mine.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-22-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,851
Posted By mcorbei3
That's a path that I have considered, but with...

That's a path that I have considered, but with the program deadline fast approaching, committing given the repercussions makes me very nervous. Returning to school for a full year would mean taking a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-22-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,851
Posted By mcorbei3
to graduate or to intern... that is the question

Hey Everyone,

This is my inaugural thread here on Actuarial Outpost, and I'd like to ask for the opinions of all members regarding an issue that I'm currently facing. As a high school student I...
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