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Old 11-08-2016, 06:42 PM
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I would like to add one more thing. The first thing I do with a cover letter is throw it at https://tone-analyzer-demo.mybluemix.net/. If the letter scores highly in anger and emotional range, then that is a negative.
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I have four exams, all VEEs and master's degree, but zero actuarial experience. Soon, I should have 5 exams passed. On the topic of cover letters, would this be the place to mention that I do not expect a salary commensurate with the typical candidate who has passed as many exams but actually has experience? I love money, but i need an EL actuarial position more, and a few actuaries have suggested that I somehow include this message in my applications. Thoughts? Thanks!
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A recent article in The Economist, on the subject of AI in business, mentioned that chip-maker NVidia uses AI to screen resumes. A comment is made that the algorithm considers a long resume to be a red flag. While this may not be true of all companies, nor of all industries, it does suggest that people with 2-page resumes should consider the possible disadvantages of a resume longer than those of other applicants.
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