Posts tagged ‘Career Development’

E-book for Actuaries

Hello there, fellow actuaries.

It has been a long time since I last posted, but I come back bearing gifts. Recently I got an email from a recruiter who shared this interesting e-book with me. Now I would like to share it with you.

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Actuarial New Year’s Resolutions

It is almost the end of February and yet it is not too late to set your professional resolutions for the year. I have been deep in the “busy season”, more on which later, and this post has been collecting dust in my drafts folder. Although it may not be … Read the rest

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A Day in a Life of a Financial Reporting Actuary

“I believe l mentioned in my previous letter that l was an actuary…”

When I was a green actuary-wannabe, at university, studying for actuarial exams, I had no clue what actuaries did. I mean nothing! I knew they dealt with math and statistics and generally are uber geeks (all of Read the rest

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The Art of a Cold Email

Did you ever have to write an email to someone you did not know, whose email you obtained on the internet or via a mutual contact? Haven’t we all! It just so happens that I am doing a lot of it these days, as I am searching for my next … Read the rest

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Solvency II for Beginners

Oh boy, I barely had time to learn what Solvency I is all about and now they are changing it all!?


Don’t worry, it will be a long time before Solvency II kicks in, but it certainly has everyone talking about it.

Raise your hand if you:

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Actuarial Interview Series – Mary Pat Campbell


Mary Pat Campbell


Insurance Industry Researcher (at Conning in Hartford) and Instructor (with The Infinite Actuary)




Hartford, CT and online (mainly work from my house in NY)


Life, Investments, ERM


Why did you choose the actuarial profession?

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Actuarial Seminars and Webcasts

“The sweet smell of stale carpet and cheap coffee! You must be at the insurance convention!”


We apologize if you are receiving this post in duplicates. This version has 50% more visual content!!!

“I am so sick of all this theoretical bull***t and I cannot wait to learn all Read the rest

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