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Old 02-17-2017, 09:01 AM
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here's a frame which might be helpful.

your job is not your job. your job is to find a better job.

leaving a lame job/career is liberating. it takes immense amounts of courage.
I think whether it's courage depends on whether you're running toward something better, or simply running away.
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I think whether it's courage depends on whether you're running toward something better, or simply running away.
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I'll try another actuarial job. If my happiness doesn't improve significantly, I'll move to a non-actuarial role.
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I want to take this post to say that i appreciate the advice and the thread staying on track.
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Old 02-17-2017, 10:52 AM
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You could look into Moody's Analytics. They have some interesting senior roles in their Research areas.
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I'll try another actuarial job. If my happiness doesn't improve significantly, I'll move to a non-actuarial role.
If you believe your happiness is largely determined by your specific job you are doing it wrong. The thing you are looking for may be orthogonal to the direction in which you are searching. After all, "Most people are as happy as they make up their minds to be."

That said, crappy jobs can create or exacerbate unhappiness. But I would suggest addressing your happiness issue first, and letting that help your job search. It will make you a better interviewer, and lead you to better fits.
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