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Old 04-21-2015, 05:32 PM
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Hi..I am looking to change over into Actuarial Career. I have 7+ yrs in consulting experience where I have worked as Data/Business Analyst. I have good experience in Insurance industry and worked with Actuarial, Claims and policy administration departments. I have passed Exam P and FM, and currently am preparing for Exam MFE. I also have experience in SAS, Alteryx and currently evaluating other modelling tools. What are the other things I can learn so that I can portray my interest in the actuarial career as serious and genuine and so that my resume will be looked into with curiosity.
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Hi..I am looking to change over into Actuarial Career. I have 7+ yrs in consulting experience where I have worked as Data/Business Analyst. I have good experience in Insurance industry and worked with Actuarial, Claims and policy administration departments. I have passed Exam P and FM, and currently am preparing for Exam MFE. I also have experience in SAS, Alteryx and currently evaluating other modelling tools. What are the other things I can learn so that I can portray my interest in the actuarial career as serious and genuine and so that my resume will be looked into with curiosity.
Modeling of Life Contingencies
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Old 04-21-2015, 05:43 PM
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Have you had trouble getting interviews? Because your resume sound like it should get attention.

Also, have you posted your resume in the resume section? There are amazing people there who can help.
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Well are you in Canada or India?
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I am in US, based out of NY and I am ready to relocate if required. I haven't appplied to jobs outside yet and am planning to start, so needed to get some guidance. I may already have some skills which may be transferable in the actuarial profession. Some new knowledge which I may acquire as I keep looking for change in career. I am attaching my resume, please be blunt and let me know where I can improve and what I can learn new and add more.

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I am in US, based out of NY and I am ready to relocate if required. I haven't appplied to jobs outside yet and am planning to start, so needed to get some guidance. I may already have some skills which may be transferable in the actuarial profession. Some new knowledge which I may acquire as I keep looking for change in career. I am attaching my resume, please be blunt and let me know where I can improve and what I can learn new and add more.

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remove all your personal info from that and repost it dude. anything that can be used to identify you.
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Old 04-21-2015, 07:13 PM
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and why do you want to switch to actuarial?
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remove all your personal info from that and repost it dude. anything that can be used to identify you.


From a quick glance at your resume I closed it instantly the moment I saw it's 3 pages long. I suggest getting some resume advice from the "Resume & Cover Letter Advice" subforum.
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I responded in the resume forum, but right now your resume is WAY too long. Cut it down and make it a summary - it should be highlights of your career, not everything, and you have a lot of fluff. Non-traditionally formatted resumes can hurt your job search.
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From a quick glance at your resume I closed it instantly the moment I saw it's 3 pages long. I suggest getting some resume advice from the "Resume & Cover Letter Advice" subforum.
His resume needs work, but a 3 page resume is not unheard of for experienced hires.
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