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Old 06-26-2018, 10:41 AM
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A place where you can learn as much as you can.
This is the most important piece. OP, you're getting way ahead of yourself. You haven't passed any exams yet? Haven't interned, or just interning now for the first time? And you're making plans for your first job, it's a waste of time. Focus on learning a lot and all the rest of that will fill itself in.
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This is the most important piece. OP, you're getting way ahead of yourself. You haven't passed any exams yet? Haven't interned, or just interning now for the first time? And you're making plans for your first job, it's a waste of time. Focus on learning a lot and all the rest of that will fill itself in.
Best part is that you don't have to read their post to infer anything, just their username.

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Best part is that you don't have to read their post to infer anything, just their username.

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Hah yep.

But surely you agree that the two combined make for something truly special.
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The most important thing I have learned from the career forum is that the gurus in this field and keepers of supreme knowledge regarding all matters pertaining to the actuarial profession are unlettered actuarial students with < 5 years of experience.
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Hey, everybody. In your opinion, what company provides the best entry-level actuary job? This can take into account any number of factors including pay, prestige, work/life balance, or even study hours provided.
If you are fortunate enough to be fielding multiple job offers, take the one that teaches you that there's "best job" that means the different values and goals of each individual job applicant, and that anyone offering a uniform solution probably has a vested interest in something other than your success.
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In the current entry level market you, your best option is the one that hires you
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I'd hire him as a VP now.
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Old 06-29-2018, 05:19 PM
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Any other suggestions of specific companies?
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Old 06-29-2018, 05:39 PM
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Best part is that you don't have to read their post to infer anything, just their username.

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I didn't notice that until you pointed it out.

OP, why do you want to be a VP? How do you even know you want to be a VP, unless you're just concerned with the pay?

I ask because the pay alone rarely seems to be enough reason to make one a successful manager, much less a successful VP.

Then again, there are people who make very successful careers for themselves just pushing their teams to succeed. But there never seems to be any joy in it, for them or those they push.
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