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Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Westley
As to the OP, companies have pretty strict rules...

As to the OP, companies have pretty strict rules about that, unless your company is very small, the claims people aren't even going to talk to you about what they're doing. For example, in health...
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Westley
This is a professional area of the forum, and the...

This is a professional area of the forum, and the tolerance for personal attacks is pretty low. This is uncalled for. Not going to do anything about it this time, but this is unnecessary and rude
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By Westley
Yeah, we're not really disagreeing over what's...

Yeah, we're not really disagreeing over what's happening, just over what PA means. Your response, toll on your psyche, etc is really not relevant to whether or not it's PA, IMO.

If the HR person...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By Westley
Agree it's rude, and happens too much at all...

Agree it's rude, and happens too much at all levels - WAAAAYYYY too much at EL. Not sure why you call it passive-aggressive. I don't think that's what's going on. It's just lazy commoditization of...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,929
Posted By Westley
Not sure what the "steam roller" in that...

Not sure what the "steam roller" in that euphemism represents.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-16-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 65,949
Posted By Westley
lol

lol
Forum: Sports 01-16-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 149,292
Posted By Westley
I'm predicting they give Cleveland State a year...

I'm predicting they give Cleveland State a year of probation.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-16-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,929
Posted By Westley
Yeah, the tracking which dates matter and closing...

Yeah, the tracking which dates matter and closing the account and of course I assume they hassle you even more than the hassle I get when I close an account, which is horrible.

I don't think it's...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 145,938
Posted By Westley
Also, at the end, Brad wrote "you're the best...

Also, at the end, Brad wrote "you're the best Alex" which was polite and appropriate, but given the question called for a name, I would have gone with "Who is a person who has never been in my...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 145,938
Posted By Westley
Lawrence Welk. Also Jesus is King by Kanye...

Lawrence Welk.

Also Jesus is King by Kanye West, although not completely surprising that they didn't get that one.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 145,938
Posted By Westley
Yeah, it was pretty funny imo. The dynamic up...

Yeah, it was pretty funny imo. The dynamic up there was clearly friendly among all three. Obviously if they weren't friendly, it would be much more rude to say such a thing.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-15-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,145
Posted By Westley
That's def not true - OP is asking about an HR...

That's def not true - OP is asking about an HR phone screen - quite common at large corporations for HR to have 20 people and they're just looking for ways to chop this down to 3 or 4 to bring in....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 145,938
Posted By Westley
Not sure I’m following. If James has gotten final...

Not sure I’m following. If James has gotten final Jeopardy right he would have won, no?

ETA: patience, ken didn’t have enough to win if James got it right so no point in betting. Ken had no...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-15-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 145,938
Posted By Westley
There was another one that none of them got...

There was another one that none of them got (which I knew) - now I’m forgetting what it was, anybody remember? Pretty surprised there were any that none of them got, they nailed so many ridiculously...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-14-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,145
Posted By Westley
Would add that, in general, young people tend to...

Would add that, in general, young people tend to ask the wrong questions, which this is a good example of. The OP and the poll are what young people do wrong - you made a lot of assumptions about how...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-14-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,145
Posted By Westley
Yeah, that's pretty good. "I don't even...

Yeah, that's pretty good.


"I don't even know a lot about this job yet, but I'm very interested. I assume you pay some competitive market rate, which I would def be interested in. Is there a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-14-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,929
Posted By Westley
What's the consequence of that? Just that he has...

What's the consequence of that? Just that he has to stop opening new accounts? Or is there something else that he loses when that happens?
Forum: Sports 01-14-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 40,382
Posted By Westley
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-14-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,198
Posted By Westley
Smoothie, opinion on companies that “promote from...

Smoothie, opinion on companies that “promote from within” with “unlimited upside potential”?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 145,938
Posted By Westley
Ok prediction: ken wins on Wednesday. In the...

Ok prediction: ken wins on Wednesday. In the concluding minute of the show, Alex announces retirement and offers Ken the job.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-13-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,929
Posted By Westley
I've gotten those bonuses in the past (although...

I've gotten those bonuses in the past (although haven't aggressively chased them like this) and can't recall, do those get recorded as interest or otherwise show up as income? Basically I'm asking if...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-13-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,198
Posted By Westley
Well, unless they actually needed a data...

Well, unless they actually needed a data scientist and didn't get one.

But, I think most companies actually know what they're doing here.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 145,938
Posted By Westley
So, was there a difference? In particular, people...

So, was there a difference? In particular, people have commented that the questions are harder - is Brad just prepping for "normal" difficulty questions (and then beating Ken on the buzzer), and...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-13-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,198
Posted By Westley
Smoothie, any thoughts on the benefits of working...

Smoothie, any thoughts on the benefits of working smarter and not harder?
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-13-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,198
Posted By Westley
Hey Smoothie, any thoughts on work-life balance?

Hey Smoothie, any thoughts on work-life balance?
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