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a lot of (respectable) girls won't even agree to meet with you for a coffee if they think you're just interested in *** and not interested in getting to know them
every meeting is always about *** life lesson #1
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Very, very few people are willing to take their time to do this.
My experience runs counter to this. I've found people happy to schedule a phone call at the very least.
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yea? you ever have dinner with your grandma?
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My experience runs counter to this. I've found people happy to schedule a phone call at the very least.
Just for informal chatter about a job?
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Just for informal chatter about a job?
an "informational interview" if you want to call it that. General talk about the actuarial profession, what their work was like, etc.
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an "informational interview" if you want to call it that. General talk about the actuarial profession, what their work was like, etc.
yea, I like those. I feel like asking for a job from anyone is demeaning. just express yourself and if they want to hire someone like that then cool
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My experience runs counter to this. I've found people happy to schedule a phone call at the very least.
But how do they answer the phone on these calls?
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But how do they answer the phone on these calls?
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My advice is cold emailing SOA Directory since that's what ended up working for me. Applying through company website/HR just didn't get results. Getting rejected day after day via email sucked, so I switched to cold emailing. Just be persistent.

Background: I graduated May 2015 with no exam/experience. Started exam process shortly after. Passed 3 by March 2016. Job hunted + taught myself computer skills for 2 months ==>Job offer by end of May 2016.
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