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Old 02-03-2019, 10:31 PM
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You should rotate early on to get experience in as many areas as you can, if you want to move up. This is a good opportunity to do so.
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Old 02-03-2019, 10:37 PM
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just do P&C reinsurance data science consulting. they're pretty much at the top of the top.
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Old 02-03-2019, 10:46 PM
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You should rotate early on to get experience in as many areas as you can, if you want to move up. This is a good opportunity to do so.
Yeah, but maybe in another year or two. Destiny, how broad has your reserving experience been thus far?

In general, though, yes. Get experience in as many areas as you can. It will help manifold:

1) you get to see what you like, where you fit, where you shine
2) opens up more job opportunities in your early-middle career, which is itself a multi-faceted advantage. Helps with leverage, with your options when you're unhappy and need to leave your job, and with your options if you should fall on hard times
3) way down the road, if you want to be a chief actuary, CFO, anything like that, having experience in every area needed for the chief job is crucial
4) less monotony and professional malaise on your end
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Yeah, but maybe in another year or two. Destiny, how broad has your reserving experience been thus far?
I have been doing basic projections (Calculating Ult's)+ providing data to various departments. I maybe understand ~30% of what there is to learn about in my current role. This is a sudden opportunity and I am not sure when it will happen again. I am sure it varies by companies, but generally how often are you asked if you want to take on another role?
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do it

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just do P&C reinsurance data science consulting. they're pretty much at the top of the top.
at that kind of job would you be doing real analysis as well?
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at that kind of job would you be doing real analysis as well?
that's already implied with P&C imo
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I assume the exam support will be the same in both positions. One consideration is which position you think will be more conducive to getting your study hours in. I kinda agree that a rotation at 2-3 years would be a little better since your reserving experience might be a little thin, but given the circumstances go ahead and do it.
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I don't really have any long term goals at the moment since I recently started my career.
Then figure that out first. Having long term goals will help you in situations like this.
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Does your company not have a rotation program? If there's no change in pay or title, I wouldn't switch that quickly.
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