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Old 07-29-2014, 09:55 AM
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Is that type of place common? It seems like everyone I have talked to personally gets $1-2K per exam.
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Old 07-29-2014, 10:41 AM
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Every place I have worked at has given at least $1k per hour of exam. Some have given even more.
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Old 07-29-2014, 10:57 AM
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We need to band together and get a massive collection of exam raises, study hours, salaries, experience, hours worked, location...

seems like a lot of work though.
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We need to band together and get a massive collection of exam raises, study hours, salaries, experience, hours worked, location...

seems like a lot of work though.
I feel like this has been attempted before. The problem is getting the data
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I feel like this has been attempted before. The problem is getting the data
oh im sure it would fail quickly
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Old 09-09-2014, 10:35 AM
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Default Study hours - able to use from home?

Here's a question that'll be easier to gauge. I get the sense that most companies allow students to use their study hours from home. Mine, however, does not.

Does your company allow you to use study hours from home? (paid hours as part of the study program)

If you respond, please include your company's name if you're comfortable giving that info (this isn't really giving anything confidential away, so I don't see it being an issue providing that info) At the very least, please provide your industry (Life, P&C, Health)

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Here's a question that'll be easier to gauge. I get the sense that most companies allow students to use their study hours from home. Mine, however, does not.

Does your company allow you to use study hours from home? (paid hours as part of the study program)

If you respond, please include your company's name if you're comfortable giving that info (this isn't really giving anything confidential away, so I don't see it being an issue providing that info) At the very least, please provide your industry (Life, P&C, Health)

Thanks!
You should start a new poll thread with this question. I'd be interested in seeing the results
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I agree a poll would be good. But for two data points, my current company does allow us to take the hours from home. In my former company the student program memo said the hours had to be at work but it wasn't enforced.
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Does your company allow you to use study hours from home? (paid hours as part of the study program)
Of my three actuarial jobs to date, two have allowed it, one has not. Also, one of those that did allow it was a work-from-home job.

I prefer taking mine at home. Several times while I'm studying at work (at my desk) I will get asked work-related things. Then people see you're studying and start to walk away, but you kinda feel guilty for ignoring them, then you wind up with more work and less focus.
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p&c insurer, allowed to take hours from home.

that would actually be a huge negative if a company didn't. waste of a commute, and just annoying. also seems to encourage taking a few hours at a time instead of a huge day, which isn't how i study, so that would be really annoying.
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