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Old 06-24-2018, 07:42 PM
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An employer where your direct supervisor will teach you a lot and give you an appropriate amount of responsibility.
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Being an analyst in consulting is a terrible life but you learn a lot. I got into consulting as an actual consultant, and did more work in 2 years than my previous 6. But I learned a lot about managing teams and people, timelines, resource planning. Very valuable, helped land a better job.
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Your question deserves the ridicule it is receiving.
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Seriously tho, I think it's best to start out in a big personal lines carrier like Allstate, Liberty Mutual, etc. Geico is infamous for underpaying entry level people. But, might have gotten better over the years. I think a big PL carriers are good, because
1. auto/personal lines experience will help you on your exams at least up to ACAS
2. They usually have good study support which will help you pass exams fast
3. Good social environment b/c you will meet lots of other people who just graduated college
4. Good for networking b/c lots of these people will move to different companies etc.
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Microsoft, Google, and Amazon.

Since Amazon is the only one in the insurance business (that I know of) they win.

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Does Amazon have actuaries? I know Google has a few
Surely they have actuaries.

Whether those actuaries work on insurance products at the moment though...

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Being an analyst in consulting is a terrible life but you learn a lot. I got into consulting as an actual consultant, and did more work in 2 years than my previous 6. But I learned a lot about managing teams and people, timelines, resource planning. Very valuable, helped land a better job.
It's not necessarily a terrible life; very firm and department dependent.

I do strongly believe that it's much easier to go consulting -> carrier than vice-versa.
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Seriously tho, I think it's best to start out in a big personal lines carrier like Allstate, Liberty Mutual, etc. Geico is infamous for underpaying entry level people. But, might have gotten better over the years. I think a big PL carriers are good, because
1. auto/personal lines experience will help you on your exams at least up to ACAS
2. They usually have good study support which will help you pass exams fast
3. Good social environment b/c you will meet lots of other people who just graduated college
4. Good for networking b/c lots of these people will move to different companies etc.
thought Liberty is mostly commercial...
How's other big name commercial insurers like AIG, Travelers, Zurich?
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