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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-04-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5,408
Views: 363,554
Posted By lllj
Why am I watching cnn? There is a plaintiff...

Why am I watching cnn? There is a plaintiff lawyer on here right now and the discussion is totally misrepresenting what business interruption coverage is.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-03-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By lllj
23 and 2 exams is not a big deal, but finding a...

23 and 2 exams is not a big deal, but finding a job internationally without some connection to that country (like going to school there) will be very difficult. In the US most companies prefer local...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-03-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,592
Posted By lllj
As someone who knows nothing about life...

As someone who knows nothing about life insurance, care to explain this to me?

Does more deaths not equal more claims? Plus all the healthy people lapsing?
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-03-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,592
Posted By lllj
Depends on what kind of company. Some companies...

Depends on what kind of company. Some companies have less exposure to equity markets, for certain lines of business the impact isn't obvious, etc. If a company needs staff and is confident about...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-31-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By lllj
There is one I prefer and otherwise I typically...

There is one I prefer and otherwise I typically look independently, but if other recruiters contact me unsolicited I usually listen.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-19-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 16,539
Posted By lllj
Of course, but in cultures/families like my own,...

Of course, but in cultures/families like my own, where a funeral and viewing is a very big part of the grieving and closure process when someone dies, being unable to have an immediate funeral can be...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-18-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 16,539
Posted By lllj
The no funerals thing is what is really giving me...

The no funerals thing is what is really giving me chills. Watching too much tv and they have people on the news to say a brief tribute to their lost loved one because they won't be able to do a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-18-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 16,539
Posted By lllj
I'm anxious about the uncertainty, my potential...

I'm anxious about the uncertainty, my potential to spread it to someone without knowing I have it, elderly family members, and the massive economic depression we are likely to go into.

A huge...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-15-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 16,539
Posted By lllj
I am getting increasingly anxious about the...

I am getting increasingly anxious about the economy. Already worried about my grandparents and family, now worried about how long we'll all have jobs.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-18-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,954
Posted By lllj
In college I worked a summer office job at a very...

In college I worked a summer office job at a very small company. It was a totally different culture than working at a big insurance company or consulting company. I would hate going back to that...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,235
Posted By lllj
But in that case - step 1 towards fixing this...

But in that case - step 1 towards fixing this situation is still go tell the direct report who their boss is.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,235
Posted By lllj
Yes I know but op seems to know that the person...

Yes I know but op seems to know that the person reports to them, but thinks they dont know. Unless I am misreading

FWIW when I worked in consulting we had different project managers on specific...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,235
Posted By lllj
If you are sure he reports to you but think he...

If you are sure he reports to you but think he doesn't know he reports to you, step 1 is go tell this person they report to you.

Beginning to wonder if you are trolling
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-12-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,235
Posted By lllj
Echoing everyone else, but as a manager you have...

Echoing everyone else, but as a manager you have to be willing to give feedback, definitely not just at annual review time, but all year. Ideally set up recurring meetings with your direct report,...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-07-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,358
Posted By lllj
OP are you in the US? I believe contracting...

OP are you in the US?

I believe contracting is very common in the UK but labor laws are different there and I have no idea how quitting and being fired works.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-01-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By lllj
Exactly. Let's say you have $4000 in monthly...

Exactly.

Let's say you have $4000 in monthly expenses. But you make $130k.

If you move, maybe your expenses are now $8000. But does that require you to need a salary of $260k just because...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 01-15-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By lllj
I think it's bachelor of science, not bachelors...

I think it's bachelor of science, not bachelors of science
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-09-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,157
Posted By lllj
Why do we pay old people to be managers when we...

Why do we pay old people to be managers when we could pay younger people less to be managers?

Why is your question focused on individual contributors?

Anyway, as others said, experience can be...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-09-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 967
Posted By lllj
About once a year

About once a year
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-03-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,664
Posted By lllj
I just read the thread and see that you already...

I just read the thread and see that you already have a degree. I agree with others in that getting another degree is not necessary. However, it could help with networking opportunities and getting...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-03-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,664
Posted By lllj
Good news is you could just "start" your resume...

Good news is you could just "start" your resume with when you want to college, so it won't need to look like a resume gap if you don't want it to.

Yes get an internship or at least some work...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-25-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,936
Posted By lllj
I agree that it's possible that people assume you...

I agree that it's possible that people assume you need visa sponsorship and there absolutely is discrimination against foreigners.

I don't work with anyone of Middle Eastern dissent - there very...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-25-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,936
Posted By lllj
You're probably having trouble finding a job...

You're probably having trouble finding a job because you're unemployed and/or not currently in an actuarial position. This would be a barrier to people of any race or ethnicity.

I can't speak to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-15-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,502
Posted By lllj
The same reason some jobs say they require 2-5...

The same reason some jobs say they require 2-5 exams, or 5-15 years experience, or any other range of skills/qualifications.

There are a lot of positions where having the knowledge from the exams...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-14-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,769
Posted By lllj
+1 for superscripts don't belong in an ideal...

+1 for superscripts don't belong in an ideal standardized notation that you're trying to make widespread.

Presumably the life insurance symbols became standard before computers were so prevalent....
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