13Jun2018
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SOA Blog
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Actuarial Science, Asia, Professional Development
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Connecting in Seoul

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Institute of Actuaries of Korea (IAK) held a Candidate event on May 22 at the IAK headquarters in Seoul, Korea. Close to 50 students attended the event, inter

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31May2018

How to Turn an Internship into a Full-Time Offer

By Mark Spong  Across the industry, summer internships are the primary source for most entry-level actuarial positions. They give employers the broadest possible insight into a person’s technica

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An Actuary’s Impact on Corporate Climate Change Strategies

En français by Ben Marshall  A great deal of publicity has been generated in the last year or so around the publication of the Actuaries Climate Index (ACI) (actuariesclimateindex.org), sponsore

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15May2018
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University of Waterloo Actuarial Science Club Hosts SOA Outreach Event

En français by Ben Marshall Tim Huang, president of the University of Waterloo (UW) Actuarial Science Club, met Society of Actuaries (SOA) President Mike Lombardi, FSA, CERA, FCIA, MAAA, at the

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15May2018
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SOA Blog
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Canada, Retirement
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The Future of Canadian Group Benefits

En français By Melissa Carruthers   In recent years the life and health insurance industry has felt the ripple effect of emerging technologies and the shift in customer expectations

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02Apr2018
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SOA Blog
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Candidates
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Potential Pitfalls: How Even New Actuaries Can Make Mistakes

by Mark Spong, FSA, CERA You polish that resume, nail the interview and land an offer. Then you show up at your first actuarial internship or full time position ready to impress your manager, build

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26Feb2018
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SOA Blog
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Canada
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Toronto Actuaries Club: A New Phoenix Rising from the Ice and Rocks

En français by Jason Alleyne The phoenix of Greek mythology arises from the ashes of its predecessor. For the Actuaries Club of Toronto, the rebirth is starting from the ice–and rocks. A fr

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26Feb2018
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SOA Blog
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Canada
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Breaking the Paradigm—ASNA 2018 in Ottawa

En français by Ben Marshall The annual Actuarial Students’ National Association (ASNA) convention is the largest gathering of actuarial students in Canada every year. The most recent conventi

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26Feb2018
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SOA Blog
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Canada
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Predictive Analytics in Life and Health Insurance

En français by Kevin J. Pledge On Dec. 1, 2017, the University of Waterloo held its “Advances in Predictive Analytics” conference, sponsored by the Society of Actuaries (SOA), as part of it

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The SOA Celebrates 10 Years of University Outreach

The Society of Actuaries’ (SOA’s) University Outreach program celebrated its 10-year anniversary in the fall of 2017. That’s 10 years of learning and laughs with hundreds of actuaries and thousa

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