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Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 835
Posted By clarinetist
In my last job change, I wrote "at least $X." If...

In my last job change, I wrote "at least $X." If they didn't offer me that, I wouldn't have taken it and was fine staying at my last job if that were the case.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-10-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 712
Posted By clarinetist
Ugh, I thought this was just an expression used...

Ugh, I thought this was just an expression used in education-speak.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-04-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By clarinetist
I'll be following this advice, thanks! Now one...

I'll be following this advice, thanks! Now one week is tomorrow. How would you all recommend framing the message? In the last one, I took the "just wanted to make sure you received my email" route.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-02-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By clarinetist
Yeah, given what nonlnear has told me, I'm...

Yeah, given what nonlnear has told me, I'm thinking this too. I think I'll just wait for now. Chances are, I may not be under consideration any longer.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-02-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By clarinetist
Contact hiring manager or not?

For those of you who have been following my posts closely, you'll know that I'm searching yet again for another position.

Now that we have that out of the way, I had an interview with a large...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-31-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 21,652
Posted By clarinetist
By the way: As I start digging more into my...

By the way:

As I start digging more into my first Kaggle competition, one thing is clear to me: stats helps me read this material I need to do it well, but stats on its own has not helped with...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-28-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 21,652
Posted By clarinetist
Yep, left in mid-2015.

Yep, left in mid-2015.
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-28-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 21,652
Posted By clarinetist
It's been ranging from 1 through 2 classes. The...

It's been ranging from 1 through 2 classes. The only issue with the program being online is that I have to learn everything on my own, and I have to make sure I do everything right, especially with...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-28-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 21,652
Posted By clarinetist
LOL How did I not see that coming? (No...

LOL

How did I not see that coming?

(No pun intended.)
Forum: Software & Technology 03-28-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By clarinetist
For R, my one and only recommendation for...

For R, my one and only recommendation for beginners is now R for Data Science (http://r4ds.had.co.nz/).
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-28-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 21,652
Posted By clarinetist
I'm slightly more than halfway done with an...

I'm slightly more than halfway done with an online M.S. in stats at ISU, as extrovertedactuary noted.

I don't at all feel qualified for a DS position. But I'm now at a level where I understand the...
Forum: Software & Technology 03-24-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 57,375
Posted By clarinetist
You all should check out /r/dataisugly...

You all should check out /r/dataisugly (http://reddit.com/r/dataisugly) if you haven't seen it yet.

https://i.redd.it/agxbfdp7kxm01.png
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-17-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By clarinetist
My guess is you've never worked in government. ...

My guess is you've never worked in government.

In government, everything is an individual's judgment call when there aren't explicit laws (it's just the nature of the bureaucratic system), unless...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-17-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By clarinetist
The above makes a juicy headline, but the...

The above makes a juicy headline, but the transcription of the voicemail (https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/17/us/florida-miami-bridge-collapse/index.html) provides some clarity on this:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-12-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,420
Posted By clarinetist
Meh, I've been away for about 4 times the amount...

Meh, I've been away for about 4 times the amount of time I was in Act Sci, so I'd like to believe that I have an understanding of what I need to do to move on.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-12-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,420
Posted By clarinetist
I am very aware of this.

I am very aware of this.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-11-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,420
Posted By clarinetist
Assuming you're looking for a response (it is...

Assuming you're looking for a response (it is NAT, after all...), the competition is absurd.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-11-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,420
Posted By clarinetist
Hints: 1) Health research company -- easily...

Hints:

1) Health research company -- easily my #1 choice
2) Scotch tape
3) Not Wal-Mart
4) Transportation logistics
5) State government

I've done some cold LinkedIn messaging as well. But I...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-11-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,420
Posted By clarinetist
I completely get that, but it's hard for me to...

I completely get that, but it's hard for me to justify staying in the same path that I'm on, given my concerns above. As ridiculous as this might sound - and yes, I understand the demands of working...
Forum: Software & Technology 03-11-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,462
Posted By clarinetist
I'll be getting back to this in the summer most...

I'll be getting back to this in the summer most likely.

This class I'm taking has been brutal.
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-10-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,269
Posted By clarinetist
Degree program applications open around...

Degree program applications open around September. They would also have to wait a year after that for application processing, etc.
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-10-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,269
Posted By clarinetist
The department chair e-mailed everyone who was...

The department chair e-mailed everyone who was enrolled in the program that they wanted to dedicate more time to on-site students.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-10-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,420
Posted By clarinetist
It's been about two years since the last post in...

It's been about two years since the last post in this thread was made. I thought I'd provide an update.

A lot has changed since then. I've relocated to the Minneapolis area. I've moved to a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-10-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,269
Posted By clarinetist
ISU is no longer accepting people for that...

ISU is no longer accepting people for that program as of last Fall.
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-01-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,355
Posted By clarinetist
Precisely. Now imagine collinearity...

Precisely.

Now imagine collinearity happening with around 4-5 variables and you need each variable to have consistent estimates every time the model is run with new data.
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