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Old 01-05-2017, 10:42 AM
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Default Second Best Job in America

When a hurricane knocks out a warehouse or a distribution center, the risk management director jumps into action, directing cleanup and rebuilding efforts and filing the necessary insurance claims.

The job has evolved in recent years to be about more than just natural disasters. Directors are now also tasked with identifying, preventing, and planning for all the risks a company might face, from cybersecurity breaches to a stock market collapse.

Why it's great: As they uncover new risks, risk management directors must also advise the company on how to address them. "That keeps me totally engaged and gives me the ability to be creative and find solutions for the business," says risk management director Julie Pemberton. "I'm constantly contributing to the business in a meaningful way."
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Old 01-05-2017, 01:29 PM
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Old 01-05-2017, 02:36 PM
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Sounds like a lot more work than, say, an actuary.
So, need 50% more salary or GTFO.
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Old 01-06-2017, 02:53 PM
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Actuary only listed as #20?
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Old 01-06-2017, 02:56 PM
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Actuary only listed as #20?
But we got a B for helping society! I've got to show my Mom!
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Old 01-07-2017, 11:05 AM
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Um... Their listed top pay for a Risk Management Director is pretty funny. Top pay for that incredibly broad title is waaaaaaaaay higher than $200k.
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Was about to post this in careers, but won't.

Database analyst and Risk Mngt Director well ahead of us. Superb news. We can continue eeking out a high salary with relative obscurity for another so many years now.
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Actuary only listed as #20?
That made me incredibly happy.
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We can continue eeking out a high salary with relative obscurity for another so many years now.
And you probably won't have to improve any skills! Woohooo!

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