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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-16-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,104
Posted By Lao
Gawd, I still remember bumpin' to Regulate back...

Gawd, I still remember bumpin' to Regulate back in the day. It was the hey-day of G-funk. RIP
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-15-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 14,445
Posted By Lao
If I was the big guy, after I body-slammed the...

If I was the big guy, after I body-slammed the little twirp, I would have given him a few knee-drops to the head as well.
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-15-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,007
Posted By Lao
did they offer any stock options?

did they offer any stock options?
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 03-10-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,901
Posted By Lao
I use this: ...

I use this: http://www.vitaminshoppe.com/store/en/browse/sku_detail.jsp?id=OP-1019

There are no artificial ingredients or flavorings at all. Moreover, it mixes well. I pour it directly into my...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-09-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,606
Posted By Lao
Nice handle

Nice handle
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-06-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,909
Posted By Lao
Yes, unfortunately I think I am stuck at the...

Yes, unfortunately I think I am stuck at the infantile age where the world is a very honest and fair place...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-04-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,194
Posted By Lao
What do you mean by weirdos? I am a little bit...

What do you mean by weirdos? I am a little bit weird myself...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-04-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,909
Posted By Lao
That's pretty much who I am!

That's pretty much who I am!
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-04-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,909
Posted By Lao
Yes, it is sad :cry:

Yes, it is sad :cry:
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-03-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,194
Posted By Lao
I stopped applying for actuarial positions and...

I stopped applying for actuarial positions and instead tried to get in by taking other types of jobs in the insurance company like underwriting or data-entry.
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-03-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,909
Posted By Lao
Should I not mention at all that I hope to...

Should I not mention at all that I hope to transfer into the actuarial department at the same company? What should I tell them? I would be lying if I told them I want to be an underwriting manager....
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-03-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,194
Posted By Lao
GPA: 3.3 Major: Economics # of Internships: 1...

GPA: 3.3
Major: Economics
# of Internships: 1
Exams passed: 4 (or 5 under new system)
Citizenship status: U.S. Citizen
Career changer: N
Communication skills: poor
Time spent looking for work:...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-03-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,909
Posted By Lao
Underwriting interview: Problems w/ maintaining integrity

I had an interview for an underwriting position. They asked me questions like, "Where do you see yourself in 5 years?", and "How does this position fit in with your career goals?" I don't know how...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-16-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 17,022
Posted By Lao
How to win on the buzzer

Past Jeopardy champs have often pointed out that its not so much the knowledge of your competitors, since anyone who makes it on the show can answer most of the clues, but who can time the clicking...
Forum: Exams - General 02-04-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,150
Posted By Lao
Okay. Thank you for your advice.

Okay. Thank you for your advice.
Forum: Exams - General 02-04-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,150
Posted By Lao
I haven't been able to find a job even though I...

I haven't been able to find a job even though I passed all the preliminary exams. I also haven't passed an exam in a few years. Do you have any other advice for me. Some people told me to pass...
Forum: Exams - General 02-04-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,150
Posted By Lao
It is really expensive! :( Will it help me any...

It is really expensive! :( Will it help me any better to find a job if I passed the FAP? It is pretty expensive, but I guess it is a worthy investment if it would better my job prospects...
Forum: Exams - General 02-03-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,150
Posted By Lao
Tx

Tx
Forum: Exams - General 02-03-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,150
Posted By Lao
How much does it cost?

How much does it cost?
Forum: Exams - General 02-03-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,150
Posted By Lao
Questions on FAP

Do the FAP modules count as credit towards all specialties (health, life, pension etc) except P&C?

Also, do all modules have to be taken at the same time? Are they 8 separate exams that can be...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-19-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,497
Posted By Lao
Okay. Well you are right, I am probably a...

Okay.

Well you are right, I am probably a little negative and resentful of the experience and probably need to be more positive about things.

As for the defensiveness, yes I get defensive and...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-18-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,497
Posted By Lao
Do Interns and New Employees Deserve Anything? (A shortened version)

Do Interns and New Employees Deserve Anything?

The following is a shortened version of a longer and true essay that I wrote

During an actuarial career presentation presented by a local...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-20-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,284
Posted By Lao
If this is not desirable, what is?

If this is not desirable, what is?
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-28-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,420
Posted By Lao
It depends on what you are looking for. The only...

It depends on what you are looking for. The only place I've been to on the list is Boston, and I would say it is a great place! Big city, big city amenities, never run out of anything to do, can...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-25-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,156
Posted By Lao
#1 So pensions has more interactions with...

#1 So pensions has more interactions with outside clients?

#2 How do you determine whether a candidate is someone you would be willing to put in front of a client?

#3 At what point do...
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