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Old 04-13-2015, 02:47 PM
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Bumped because I think newbies could learn something from this thread, particularly my post 28 (but read the whole thing up to there): http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...d.php?t=293113

A little thought before assuming everybody else is stupid and you're smart will be appreciated by managers. You're welcome managers!
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Bumped because I think newbies could learn something from this thread, particularly my post 28 (but read the whole thing up to there): http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...d.php?t=293113

A little thought before assuming everybody else is stupid and you're smart will be appreciated by managers. You're welcome managers!
What about the case where you wonder what to do when your smarter than the person interviewing you?
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Old 04-13-2015, 04:32 PM
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What about the case where you wonder what to do when your smarter than the person interviewing you?
Then I'd suggest starting one of the most awesome threads ever.
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Then I'd suggest starting one of the most awesome threads ever.
I was hoping TZK would be back for good, but it was short-lived.
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I was hoping TZK would be back for good, but it was short-lived.
He'll be back. He always comes back...
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Old 04-18-2016, 10:52 AM
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From a thread titled "Is my resume too short":

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... a resume should be long enough to tell a person all the strong reasons you have for being the right candidate, and no longer.

Is my resume too short? Yes, if you've left off things that will give them a reason to hire you.
Is my resume too long? Yes if there are details on the resume that don't help you get hired (and that also might distract from the details that will get you hired).

Number of lines or pages are not relevant (although I contend that if you go over a page it's extremely likely (but not certain) that you're not adhering to the advice already given.
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gz on not letting a year go past before replying
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Old 05-03-2016, 01:06 PM
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A post on career track that I thought was pretty good, including the "OMG you're so dumb that" advice from a friend.:
http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...0&postcount=87
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My fav video on young people asking for validation for how awesome they think they are:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77Y6CIyyBcI
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