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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-11-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By L. Mo
Do you need a hug?

Do you need a hug?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-11-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 6,821
Posted By L. Mo
Add Sammie and Bama, and I wholeheartedly agree!

Add Sammie and Bama, and I wholeheartedly agree!
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-10-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 19,363
Posted By L. Mo
I keep a fleece jacket in my office for when it's...

I keep a fleece jacket in my office for when it's cold. Usually no hood, though, but I see no harm in wearing whatever keeps you warm, if you're someone who gets cold easily (not me). I worked with...
Forum: General Actuarial 06-30-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,241
Posted By L. Mo
that is a lot of no. and being able to take exams...

that is a lot of no. and being able to take exams does not make you a good actuary, or a good manager.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-20-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,035
Posted By L. Mo
I tend not to put much stock in the opinions of...

I tend not to put much stock in the opinions of others with an axe to grind.

I believe the CAS and SOA do a lot to appeal to folks who are not the "geeky white guy" stereotype of an actuary.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-13-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 523
Posted By L. Mo
meh. flowers die. I like the Jewish tradition of...

meh. flowers die. I like the Jewish tradition of placing a rock (any size will do) on the headstone of the folks you visit.

This is based on the ancient tradition of building a cairn (a stack of...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-03-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By L. Mo
It's Genghis Khan. We all have a little piece of...

It's Genghis Khan. We all have a little piece of him. And a little piece of Neanderthal.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-30-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 29,611
Posted By L. Mo
I did once, to a recruiter from Mutual of Omaha,...

I did once, to a recruiter from Mutual of Omaha, after the 3rd or 4th e-mail. I told him that if he's going to recruit actuaries, he needs to do some research on the industry, like, there are P&C and...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-30-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,856
Posted By L. Mo
Commando Friday - WCCCF! Parties in the hot tub!

Commando Friday - WCCCF! Parties in the hot tub!
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-30-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,549
Posted By L. Mo
Depending on the company, you may go thru the...

Depending on the company, you may go thru the "fresh hire" training, which can take many forms. You may be given a special project, something they've always wanted to study, but didn't have the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-30-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,856
Posted By L. Mo
I'm a founding member of the Water Cooler Chicks...

I'm a founding member of the Water Cooler Chicks (RIP)! Why would you think I'm male?

Whatever. As for my office, it took over 20 years to get one. For as long as I have it, I'm going to enjoy it!
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-29-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,856
Posted By L. Mo
As a woman, I have never understood why buildings...

As a woman, I have never understood why buildings are so overheated in the winter, and overcooled in the summer, although I am fine with the overcooling. I believe, as the OP stated, you can always...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-21-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,788
Posted By L. Mo
if entry level, definite red flag. if 3...

if entry level, definite red flag.

if 3 pages because of huge margins and large font, definite red flag

if most of the experience listed is overly detailed, with bullet points that could have...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-15-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,041
Posted By L. Mo
I was thinking the same thing! And, OP,...

I was thinking the same thing!

And, OP, bert's advice is excellent, as always. :)
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-29-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,385
Posted By L. Mo
Went thru my Linked in connections, deleted the...

Went thru my Linked in connections, deleted the shady jobrecruit folks. Iíve already gotten a request from one of them. Yeesh!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-29-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,651
Posted By L. Mo
generally, I don't like brisket. Probably because...

generally, I don't like brisket. Probably because it's cooked til it's dead, generally
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-29-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,651
Posted By L. Mo
Homemade Gefilte Fish (as in, the house smells...

Homemade Gefilte Fish (as in, the house smells like fish (blech) for days) is the best! My mom and grandma made it every Passover and Rosh Hashanah. It's a full day's work. They had a fish guy on the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-25-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By L. Mo
will you marry me?

will you marry me?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-22-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,807
Posted By L. Mo
clearly, it's me!

clearly, it's me!
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 02-20-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By L. Mo
my data is transactions on claims.I have loss...

my data is transactions on claims.I have loss date, report date, transaction date (type of transaction - pmt or reserve)

it's very basic. I need to make the "as of" happen.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 02-20-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By L. Mo
SQL to make triangles

Hi folks, wasn't sure whether to put this here or tech, but I am working for a very young company, and having to build code to make loss development triangles.

Has anyone coded in SQL to make...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-16-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,625
Posted By L. Mo
The late night calls...where is this recruiter...

The late night calls...where is this recruiter located? Sounds like she's on the other side of the planet. That alone would give me pause.
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-15-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,239
Posted By L. Mo
Oh, honey, at the risk of ATGTFWG, I wasn't...

Oh, honey, at the risk of ATGTFWG, I wasn't thinking about you specifically.
(sorry Mods! I know this is a professional area!)
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-15-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,239
Posted By L. Mo
:kiss:

:kiss:
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-14-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,239
Posted By L. Mo
"feedbacks" makes me think you're not a native...

"feedbacks" makes me think you're not a native English speaker. Whether or not that is true, you need to have someone competent review your resume. Someone in the actuarial field (like nearly all of...
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