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3 Top Traits Companies Look for in an Actuary

Actuaries work in areas like insurance, finance, and health care and Actuaries need to have a wide range of skills to perform their tasks effectively and efficiently. What are three traits that actuaries should have beyond math and numeracy skills. Have you heard the joke: How do you know if an actuary is having a bad day? “They can’t solve their own problems.” 1) The first trait that actuaries are known for is their analytical problem-solving skills. Actuaries are frequently

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Wearable devices, Insurance, and, the Actuary

Who hasn’t talked about how many steps they got in today? Its rare that you encounter a person who doesn’t have a piece of technology on them that isn’t constantly gathering data on people. Over 70% of Americans use a device that collects biometric information daily. On the one hand all this information is great for actuaries who work to create accurate models to determine risk. Its ideal right? The ability to use a large pool of data to make

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Emerging Job Opportunities for an Actuary

What are the future growth areas and how do they impact you? You might be wondering what the future holds for an actuary in the face of climate change. How will the increasing frequency and severity of natural disasters affect you? What skills and knowledge does an actuary need to progress? What opportunities will arise in the emerging field of climate risk management? Lets navigate this topic and provide a glimpse of the career outlook for actuaries in the 21st

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How do you choose the best actuarial recruiter for your career goals?

One of the best ways to find a reputable and reliable actuarial recruiter is to look at their track record, testimonials, and credentials. You want to work with a recruiter who has a proven history of placing candidates in positions that match their skills, interests, and aspirations. You also want to work with a recruiter who has positive feedback from both candidates and clients, indicating their professionalism, integrity, and effectiveness. And you want to work with a recruiter who has

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Actuaries to the rescue

The Problem Florida is facing a home insurance crisis as several major insurers are pulling out of the state. The reasons are complex and multifaceted, but it boils down to the fact the state is increasingly prone to hurricanes and flooding, along with other issues. Reinsurance is a key factor that affects the viability and profitability of insurance companies in Florida and elsewhere. Reinsurance in Florida has driven up its price. A paper by former Deputy Insurance Commissioner Lisa Miller

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Projected fastest growing actuarial disciplines over the next five years

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (1), the employment of actuaries is projected to grow 21% from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations. This is due to an increasing need for personnel to help companies manage financial risk, as well as by insurance companies that need to analyze large amounts of customer data. About 2,400 openings for actuaries are projected each year, on average, over the decade (1). Disciplines It is anticipated the

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