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Old 02-10-2017, 06:57 PM
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Another downside I need to point out.

Besides geographic limitation, this is a small industry, if you burn bridge somewhere and most people don't like you, chances are you may have hard time finding another suitable job.
Or the flip side - your brand permeates more efficiently.
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With all the talks of the exams possibly being easier and the increased amount of actuarial science majors or stats/math majors that pass 2-3 exams by graduation, is it worth going into the field? Some poster said he reviewed over 2000 resumes last week for an EL position -- at some point getting a job somewhat resembles winning the lottery. Is it still a good field to go into considering the rapid increase of actuarial college graduates? Is it easier landing an EL job or an actuarial internship?
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The poster with the 2000 applicant number is a troll. They went through at least 5 banned accounts on the subreddit before making their way over here. I honestly don't understand what someone gets out of doing that.
Same individual was trying to work their magick in the Exam forums with similar style exaggerations.

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Certain garbage has been removed. Prefer not to get real mods involved with bannination and infraction points if possible. Just leave the Employment threads and spew garbage in Reef, people won't mind.
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That should help in moderating the Exam Forums.
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And, 2000 is off by an order of magnitude. It's closer to 200.
An insurer who looks at domestic and international candidates? I can see them getting hundreds of resumes for a position.
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An insurer who looks at domestic and international candidates? I can see them getting hundreds of resumes for a position.
Hundreds... perhaps even two hundreds...
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Hundreds... perhaps even two hundreds...
Try closer to a thousand.
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We get single digit # of resumes for EL positions in the 'po and can't get much of anything for any experienced position.
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We get single digit # of resumes for EL positions in the 'po and can't get much of anything for any experienced position.
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Old 02-11-2017, 03:01 PM
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We get single digit # of resumes for EL positions in the 'po and can't get much of anything for any experienced position.
What is the Po? I keep seeing that reference here, but never quite understood the context. I used to think it was high cost of living, big cities (like NYC, SFO, etc), but judging by your post, that doesnt make sense.
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