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Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 10:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,096
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Senior analyst type roles are common for...

Senior analyst type roles are common for actuarial drop-outs. If you have good people skills, underwriting and product management are also viable alternatives for ex-actuaries.

To go directly into...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-15-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 509
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I don't care what their values are as long as...

I don't care what their values are as long as they get off my lawn
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-13-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,602
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I walked around Gangnam and ate at a restaurant...

I walked around Gangnam and ate at a restaurant called Soigné. Went home with a lady although I'm pretty sure I would have also pulled off the feat had I gone to Applebee's instead.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-12-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,602
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Arrived late. Had some fried chicken at Madfry....

Arrived late. Had some fried chicken at Madfry. Pretty good imo.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-12-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,602
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
One thing that has come into existence since then...

One thing that has come into existence since then was the construction of the Lotte World Tower which apparently has a kickass observation deck, which I'll be visiting.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-12-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,602
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
No it was about Asians taking all our jobs ...

No it was about Asians taking all our jobs

That was 13 years ago and the jobs available now to us are much better

There's data science, after all
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-12-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,602
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I read the remaining 6 pages I want my 10...

I read the remaining 6 pages

I want my 10 minutes back
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-12-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,602
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I thought this thread was gonna be about cool...

I thought this thread was gonna be about cool things to do in Korea. I read the first two pages. I am disappoint.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-12-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,602
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
:bump: I'm on my way

:bump:

I'm on my way
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 06-11-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,608
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Check again? :shrug:

Check again? :shrug:
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-11-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,877
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Immediately imo. If OP's manager gets annoyed at...

Immediately imo. If OP's manager gets annoyed at the question then that's an important data point to have on the likelihood of coverting to full time and the urgency at which they need to be looking...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-10-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,877
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Yes, and think of it as a multi - month long...

Yes, and think of it as a multi - month long interview. I recommend setting up expectations with your supervisors from the beginning on what it would take to get hired full time and then having...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-09-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,877
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I kept looking for jobs throughout the duration...

I kept looking for jobs throughout the duration of my contract and got hired externally before the end of it.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-08-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,877
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Take it if you have no experience, and no better...

Take it if you have no experience, and no better offers, and treat it as an internship. That's what I did, and it launched my career.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-03-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,640
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Resume incoming

Resume incoming
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-31-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,645
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I tried mimolette...

I tried mimolette (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mimolette?wprov=sfla1) today. Apparently it's illegal in the US but I'm in Singapore and the restaurant served it to me.

It's made by introducing...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-31-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 5,546
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
But in all seriousness I don't care what it is...

But in all seriousness I don't care what it is that you do as long as you have your exams

Gotta pay the bills somehow
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-31-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 5,546
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I thought the holding companies of these types of...

I thought the holding companies of these types of businesses tended to have more mainstream names, so that if you were to list them on your resume it wouldn't be that obvious as to what you actually...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-30-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 5,546
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-30-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 829
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
That happened to me in Hong Kong. I needed some...

That happened to me in Hong Kong. I needed some app I couldn't use with a US number so a local had to help me out and I paid her back in cash. The first few people I approached couldn't understand...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-30-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 829
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
:iatp: Would do again, if I had to

:iatp:

Would do again, if I had to
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-29-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 829
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I've tried that before. I would do it again if I...

I've tried that before. I would do it again if I had to, but a few downsides are:

1.Need to do the washing and line dry yourself
2. Waste of excess detergent

If I go to the laundromat it's...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-29-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,155
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
First of all, don't be nervous. It won't help you...

First of all, don't be nervous. It won't help you perform better, so it's best to calm yourself.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-29-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 829
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Is hotel laundry worth it?

I normally believe that paying for convenience is worth it, but I'm thinking hotel laundry is one of those cases where I've got to draw the line.

$10 per t shirt and sock will easily result in a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-26-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,642
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
You should probably stop being stressed about...

You should probably stop being stressed about things. It's not going to help you think rationally.
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