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Forum: Professional Surveys 10-19-2004, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,609
Posted By paranoid
Someone who is more up to speed on the exams...

Someone who is more up to speed on the exams should chime in here, but are you aware that the exams are changing starting with the May sitting?

If you haven't already, visit the links at the top...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-05-2004, 02:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,523
Posted By paranoid
Re: C-section question

The baby's size will have some bearing on what type of delivery, but probably more in extreme cases. I also think head size is a major factor.

Why does your wife think the baby is going to be...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-25-2004, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,769
Posted By paranoid
Not always. Though sometimes people use that as...

Not always. Though sometimes people use that as an excuse for being disorganized and creating fires to put out, there are genuinely some people that will simply produce more when there's more to be...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-16-2004, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,840
Posted By paranoid
I think Swiper and I may work for the same...

I think Swiper and I may work for the same company. If not, here's how ours works. Sounds similar to me.

Target bonus - percent of payroll based on level

Percent of target actually paid. ...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-16-2004, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,959
Posted By paranoid
I had an experience once where this mysterious...

I had an experience once where this mysterious bonus showed up on my pay stub in the YTD column, but I had never received the check.

I mentioned it to a coworker, curious who I should call. She...
Forum: Corporate Finance and ERM (CFE) Track 09-13-2004, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By paranoid
Yes. I'd think the 8R/8P route would...

Yes.



I'd think the 8R/8P route would be the way to go. If you are interested in looking at other areas, the answer would likely be different. I would also think it would be reasonable to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-10-2004, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,101
Posted By paranoid
Months 5-6 are often a beautiful land of no...

Months 5-6 are often a beautiful land of no nausea, less fatigue, and not quite uncomfortable yet.

I'm not sure I agree with the limiting water intake. Some women have those pesky nuissance...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-09-2004, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By paranoid
I haven't seen your resume of course, but if you...

I haven't seen your resume of course, but if you are trying to leave the field, I would emphasize things that transfer.

Statistical analysis, data analysis (pulling things out of the air, cause...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-09-2004, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By paranoid
Ugh, stupid people! Had he never heard of a...

Ugh, stupid people! Had he never heard of a shelter or a rescue agency?

Gotta love karma.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-07-2004, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,437
Posted By paranoid
For those with bad managers there is general...

For those with bad managers there is general skepticism that good managers exist. A good manager is a mythical creature for those who have never seen one in real life. Keep doing what you are...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-06-2004, 07:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,977
Posted By paranoid
It's typically harder for a sophomore to get an...

It's typically harder for a sophomore to get an internship, as is stated in the other threads. Internships are a recruiting tool, and most are more concerned with full time hires for next year than...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-03-2004, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,617
Posted By paranoid
Sarcasm on: Then by all means, get out of...

Sarcasm on:

Then by all means, get out of there. There are no office politics or tricky situations anywhere else. Life will be beautiful and opportunities will fall into your lap.


Okay,...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-03-2004, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,617
Posted By paranoid
If you haven't already, have a conversation with...

If you haven't already, have a conversation with your manager that you are ready to try new things. It's possible your manager is trying to protect you (study time).

Be conversational and...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-02-2004, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,200
Posted By paranoid
You mean that isn't the technical name??

You mean that isn't the technical name??
Forum: General Actuarial 09-02-2004, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,027
Posted By paranoid
There's no way. Adimistrative? "Exercise of...

There's no way. Adimistrative? "Exercise of discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance." Students don't use independent judgment. They do things the way they're...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-30-2004, 09:01 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,360
Posted By paranoid
Because they really are out to get me.

Because they really are out to get me.
Forum: EA Exams 08-28-2004, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By paranoid
Names you need to know: Dave Farber Rick...

Names you need to know:

Dave Farber
Rick Groskewitz (and yes I know I butchered it)

Both publish materials and hold seminars for EA-2A. Both have stellar reputations. I passed both 2A and...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-27-2004, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,265
Posted By paranoid
http://www.paycheckcity.com/pages/advanced.asp ...

http://www.paycheckcity.com/pages/advanced.asp


This may help. I didn't check it out, so I don't know for sure how good it is.


Off the top of my head:

Federal Income Tax (progressive -...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-27-2004, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,511
Posted By paranoid
We have made offers on the last day, and that's...

We have made offers on the last day, and that's what happened to me at my first company, but didn't expect an answer until a few months down the road. Generally before recruiting season really...
Forum: General Actuarial 08-26-2004, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,027
Posted By paranoid
I agree. I just think it's being implemented...

I agree. I just think it's being implemented strangely. Above tirade relates only to actuarial analysts.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-26-2004, 10:26 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 11,698
Posted By paranoid
Don't you have something you NEED to do this...

Don't you have something you NEED to do this weekend? Honest honey, it won't take long, but I did promise George I'd help him move his couch.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-26-2004, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,424
Posted By paranoid
I agree with your statement, but if she's...

I agree with your statement, but if she's struggling with the objective measure, is that a good thing for her?

It's such a personal thing. Just research the field you are looking to switch to...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 08-26-2004, 10:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,166
Posted By paranoid
I was thinking it had more to do with small plans...

I was thinking it had more to do with small plans terminating due to big, ugly rules making these plans very expensive to administer. This burden is less for large plans, so the drop in people...
Forum: General Actuarial 08-26-2004, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,027
Posted By paranoid
I agree with twig93 on the whole...

I agree with twig93 on the whole short-run/long-run issue. If this stands, your raises will stink for the next few years. You will only earn what the market thinks you should in the long run. ...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-21-2004, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,361
Posted By paranoid
Cut some of the bullets on the internships. ...

Cut some of the bullets on the internships.

I do like the idea of tailored resumes also. Maybe on the pension interviews, keep more than one line on the consulting internships. Vice versa for...
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