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Old 02-04-2012, 10:45 AM
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Default 5 careers for shy people

guess which career is one of the five

http://education.yahoo.net/articles/....htm?kid=1KWO3

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Career #4: Actuary

Actuaries, who specialize in risk assessment, often spend their days pouring over statistics involving people - not talking to them. "Actuaries and mathematicians are usually up to their necks in databases and algorithms," says Miller.

Related degrees: Actuaries often have a bachelor's degree in areas like mathematics and statistics, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Other related majors include finance and business administration.

Average earnings: $98,620*
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I don't seem to talk to more or less people than any other department, except sales and customer service
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consulting actuaries need to know how to talk to people and sell business to be successful, so this is completely wrong in that regard. not sure about insurance actuaries.
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These are 5 careers for shy people. As in "if you are shy here are 5 professions you may want to try".

It does not imply there are not another million jobs for shy people, which perhaps come above the 5 listed, nor does it say that these 5 are the 5 professions with the most shy people.

It's just talking. Mosty BS talking, totally unsubstantiated, because the author's boss asked her to write something.
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These are 5 careers for shy people. As in "if you are shy here are 5 professions you may want to try".

It does not imply there are not another million jobs for shy people, which perhaps come above the 5 listed, nor does it say that these 5 are the 5 professions with the most shy people.

It's just talking. Mosty BS talking, totally unsubstantiated, because the author's boss asked her to write something.
Agreed. I'm surprised Writer/Poet or anything involving writing to LET OUT THEIR FEELINGS isn't up there. The author doesn't know **** and is probably too shy to admit that she's shy.
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I uh.... well.... nevermind
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Doesn't everyone realize that these are promotions for crappy online degrees.
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at least we make the most money on that list
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at least we make the most money on that list
the accountants i know can make more than actuaries.
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The trained chimp I know can make more. They just tend not to.
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