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Old 09-02-2019, 10:15 AM
JimF JimF is offline
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HelloMyBaby, thanks for the feedback. I applied for some data science and underwriter jobs, but did not hear back. I would guess it was because the exams are irrelevant, my engineering background is dated, and my other credentials are weak. I did take one online course in SAS, but I doubt that would qualify me for a full-time SAS programming position. Do you have any more advice on landing a job? Is there a mentor that you would recommend?

Originally Posted by Hello, My Baby View Post
Data science, software development, etc.

These jobs are in high demand, prevalent in pretty much every industry, and have wide geographic flexibility.

Actuarial is a backwater thatís relevant only for insurance.

ETA: you wonít find non-actuarial jobs that list exams as a qualification because other fields couldnít give a shit less about the exams. Yet another reason the exam process is a complete waste of time.
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