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Old 12-19-2017, 02:31 PM
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Seems like even the site sponsors are missing their targets. There have been a total of 2 job postings in the Life forum since last two months. It used to be a weekly thing, if not more frequent.

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Or maybe Tom is just too lazy to post
Nobody is going to hire until after the Holidays. And for the valuation area, not until after the Annual statement is put to bed.
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Maybe. Last year during this time frame he posted about 28 jobs though.
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Maybe. Last year during this time frame he posted about 28 jobs though.
As someone who landed one of those 28 jobs, I can verify that hiring does occasionally happen during the holidays. I certainly wouldn't think it to be common, though.
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My linked in name is FirstName LastName, ACAS. Found this in my inbox today:

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I wanted to touch base with you quickly as I have been released a few actuarial roles and was hoping to network with you seeing as you're an accomplished and established professional within the space.

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The opportunities range from the Pre ASA to FSA level, and are specifically looking for an actuary who is well versed within the Life and Annuities space and has experience working with GGY Axis modeling.
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This from the same firm where the same recruiter has called me three times over the past year to (newly) introduce themselves
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This from the same firm where the same recruiter has called me three times over the past year to (newly) introduce themselves
Maybe he thinks you can be tempted away to the dark side?
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Old 05-15-2018, 09:44 AM
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recruiters that are not specialist in actuaries do not know the difference. Mutual of Omaha really wanted to recruit me - their in-house recruiter kept InMailing me, which I politely replied "no thanks" a few times, but he persisted. I gently (ok, not so gently) suggested he learned what business he was recruiting for, and how I do not meet the requirements. Never heard from him again.
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