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Opportunities to Enhance Business Skills

While resolutions for the New Year come and go, one important resolution to keep is to build (or refresh) your business skills. These business skills are concepts you use every day that might dese

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You’ve Got Questions? Social Learning Community Has Answers.

e-Learning candidates and members registered for any e-Learning product can participate in the newly launched Social Learning enhancement: Social Learning Community. By contributing to the Community

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New SOA Learning Network helps candidates build a study group and members share expertise

Leslie Fausher, SOA e-Learning Manager, explains that if you are studying for courses in SOA’s e-Learning system you don’t have to go it alone anymore. SOA’s new online Social Learning

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Where Is Our Nate Silver?

In case you missed the 2012 presidential election in the United States, one election guru, Nate Silver, batted nearly 1.000 in predicting the state-by-state presidential results and just missed pr

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ASNA 2013 – Looking Back and Moving Forward

By Kedar Mhapsekar Candidate, Master of Science in Statistics--Financial Modelling University of Western Ontario At the start of every year, university students and young professionals acro

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28Sep2012

Actuarial opportunities abroad

Opportunities for actuaries are not limited to the U.S. and Canada, but extend to Asia, South America and Africa. The SOA is committed to helping the actuarial profession grow internationally. &nbs

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13Sep2012
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Actuary Profession Consistently Ranked as Best Career

Actuary is a job that consistently shows up on best job and best career lists. Brad Smith, FSA, SOA President, discusses the benefits of the actuarial profession and why it is a top-ranked career.

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03May2012
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What to look for when hiring an actuary

For hiring decision-makers new to evaluating prospective talent from the world of actuarial science, it’s important to recognize that the process is likely to be a telling indicator of a prospective

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03May2012
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Keeping the actuary you hire: Four traps to avoid

With demand for actuaries expected to grow 21% through 2018 [i], options abound for talent that finds itself dissatisfied in their current roles.  Further, there is widespread recognition that being

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03May2012
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What is an actuary?

“What is an actuary?” While actuaries are used to hearing this question, it’s now reverberating throughout c-suites and boardrooms. Confronted with questions that would twist Solomon’s stomach

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