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Analyst, Health & Welfare (California #46993)

May 26, 2016   

Consulting firm out west looking to hire someone to calculate rates and project costs for self-insured coverage. Student Actuary or Entry-level candidates with strong data analysis and research skills to provide technical and admin support to the Health and Welfare team. Prepare […]


Actuarial Analyst, Pricing / Annuity (Ohio #46915)

May 19, 2016   

Well-known financial company keen to hire a sharp Analyst to join annuity / product development team. Entry candidate with at least 1 exam will work on projections for statements and assist in pricing and modeling annuity products. You will present pricing results […]


Analyst, Homeowners | Ratemaking (California #46508)

March 8, 2016   

Major consulting firm seeks individuals with P&C Actuarial Internship experience. Homeowners and Ratemaking experience preferred. You will develop spreadsheets and manipulate data for this casualty practice. (#46508)


Medicare Actuarial Analyst / Filings (Illinois #46350)

February 17, 2016   

Our Midwestern client seeks actuarial Student to join their team, working on Medicare supplement business. The candidate in this role will work on rate filings and regulatory issues.1+ years of experience in insurance and several exams is an ideal background. (#46350)


Software Developer (New York #42137)

June 5, 2014   

A global investment company is looking to fill a Software Developer position. The company is willing to look at all experience levels. The ideal candidate must have interest in technology and experience working with multiple software programs. Development experience preferred with strong analytical skills. […]

Social Media in the Professional World


Social Media in the Professional World

January 1, 2014   

By: Genevieve Shannon, Social Media Specialist, DW Simpson   The overarching theme of this quarter’s newsletter is making the most of your professional interactions, be they in-person or online. As someone who spends most all of my time navigating social networking sites, […]

Communication Skills Words Can’t Describe


Communication Skills Words Can’t Describe

January 1, 2014   

By: Bob Morand, President and Managing Partner From meetings and industry conference preparation/execution to your presence among the varied social media, how you comport yourself makes a significant impact on how you are perceived by your peers, superiors and others in the […]

Trends in Actuarial Hiring


Trends in Actuarial Hiring

October 2, 2013   

By: Margit Vogele, Manager & Sean Loboda, Manager The demand for Actuaries and analytics professionals has increased greatly in the aftermath of the recent financial crisis. While the market has proven to be competitive across all lines of business, we have seen […]

Laying the Foundation for Your Actuarial Career


Laying the Foundation for Your Actuarial Career

July 2, 2013   

By: Caitlin Cunningham, Sr. Recruiter & Amanda Kapellen, Recruiter Today’s US entry-level actuarial market is strong, but it is also very competitive. Therefore, building a well-rounded resume is more important than ever. Some of the key components hiring managers focus on include […]

A Pathway to “Chief” Success


A Pathway to “Chief” Success

July 2, 2013   

By: Kieran Welsh-Phillips, Senior Recruiter The role of Chief Actuary or Chief Risk Officer (CRO) is a career goal for some, but how does one actually get there? It’s a tough question to answer, as both roles vary widely depending on a […]

Ask An Actuary: Bermuda Q&A with Justin Levine, FCAS


Ask An Actuary: Bermuda Q&A with Justin Levine, FCAS

January 17, 2013   

By: Kristyn Sakelaris Senior Manager In order to provide some insight into getting a job in Bermuda and making the transition to island life, DW Simpson talked with Justin Levine, an actuary who more recently moved to Bermuda. When Justin started interviewing […]

Helpful Tips for Video Conferencing and Skype


Helpful Tips for Video Conferencing and Skype

October 12, 2012   

With the use of video technology on the rise, more and more interviews are being conducted ‘live’ over a computer screen versus ‘live’ in person. This means that candidates often need to brush up on tips for successfully coming across in this […]

Salary Discussions And The Interview Process


Salary Discussions And The Interview Process

April 29, 2012   

The discussion of salaries can be a delicate one and it is important to position this dialogue at a timely point in the interview process. So, at what point in the interview process do you discuss salary? Beginning? During an interview? After […]

Are Salary Surveys Inflated?


Are Salary Surveys Inflated?

April 29, 2012   

The short answer is…we’re not sure. Salary surveys for many professions can be found on the internet with a quick keyword search. It appears that the goals of these surveys are to entice job seekers to utilize the company’s or website’s services. […]

The Importance of a Positive Attitude During An Interview Process


The Importance of a Positive Attitude During An Interview Process

January 28, 2012   

During the interview process, there are things that you as a candidate can control, and there are things that you cannot. In order to put yourself in the best position during your search, you’ll need to handle those elements that you can […]


Actuary, Loss Reserves / Auto (Michigan #46879)

May 27, 2016   

Multi-state P&C insurer seeks actuary to prepare indications, calculate loss reserves, and review rate effects. You will prepare loss development collections. Bachelor’s degree or solid experience as well as 4+ exams are required.   (#46879)


Analyst, Health & Welfare (California #46993)

May 26, 2016   

Consulting firm out west looking to hire someone to calculate rates and project costs for self-insured coverage. Student Actuary or Entry-level candidates with strong data analysis and research skills to provide technical and admin support to the Health and Welfare team. Prepare […]


Actuarial Analyst, Personal Lines Pricing / SQL (California #46994)

May 26, 2016   

West Coast insurance firm seeks pre-ACAS-level candidate with prior personal lines pricing experience. This person should possess at least 1 year of experience in the industry and must have completed 3 actuarial exams. Preference for someone with strong computer skills and exposure […]


P&C Actuarial Analyst / SQL (Florida #46715)

May 26, 2016   

Home and business P&C company in Florida seeks sharp Student Actuary with a couple of exams and strong SQL/Outlook knowledge to analyze loss reserves and calculate P&C rates. Audit hurricane data and define data in cat models needed for reserves. Solid communication […]


Actuarial Analyst, Health Insurance (Pennsylvania #46967)

May 20, 2016   

Northeastern health insurance company seeks junior-level actuary, as they look to grow the actuarial department. The specific responsibilities and level of the role will be tailored to the individual. This role is for pre-ASA applicants, with 2-4 years of post-graduate health experience. […]


Consultant, Personal Lines / Statistical Modeling (New York #46971)

May 20, 2016   

Leading customer analytics firm seeks an analytics/actuarial background in personal lines pricing and modeling. Will work with top insurers and financial institutions. Must be a self-starter who can work independently and in a collaborative environment. At least 4 years of applied statistics […]


Financial Planning & Analysis, Senior Associate (Nebraska #46950)

May 20, 2016   

Actuary needed to contribute to financial planning of national carrier. Analyze claims, deviations, and financial risk. Background in STAT GAAP Valuation, Life and Annuity with a couple years of experience needed for this great growth opportunity. (#46950)


Analytical Specialist, GLM / Rate Filing (Multiple Locations #46806)

May 19, 2016   

P&C company offering personal lines products looking to hire Student or ACAs actuary to use GLM to price products and support rate filing. You will work on business analytics and prepare data for catastrophe models. Ideally, candidates will have a few years […]


Senior Actuarial Analyst, Ratemaking (South Carolina #46926)

May 19, 2016   

P&C insurance company seeks Actuary with at least 3 years of P&C experience. Reserving and ratemaking experience preferred. Actuary with higher GPA preferred. Must understand actuarial project standards. (#46926)


Analytic Data Management Analyst (Wisconsin #46914)

May 13, 2016   

National carrier wants health analytics professionals to contribute to growing business. Experience with analyzing big data, trends, and metrics required. Predictive modeling a plus. 4-5 years experience and bachelors in econ or finance or related required. (#46914)

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Industry News Roundup – Week of May 16th, 2016

Industry News Roundup – Week of May 16th, 2016


May 20, 2016   

Rules for ‘Too Big to Fail’ Insurance Firms Coming Soon: Fed Official Source: Reuters | May 20, 2016 The Federal Reserve will soon take up rules for insurance companies deemed “too big to fail” intended to head off risks to U.S. financial […]

Pursuing an MBA as an Actuary – Is It Worth It?

Pursuing an MBA as an Actuary – Is It Worth It?


May 17, 2016   

Will an MBA advance your Actuarial Career? As a recruiting team with over 20 years of combined experience connecting Actuaries with jobs, we have witnessed many changes in the demand for actuarial expertise.  Without a doubt, the dominant trend has been finding [...]
Industry News Roundup – Week of May 9th, 2016

Industry News Roundup – Week of May 9th, 2016


May 13, 2016   

Usage-Based Auto Insurance, Slow at First, Picking Up Speed Source: Insurance Journal | May 12, 2016 Usage-based auto insurance will explode globally in the next seven years, a new industry analysis asserts. IHS Inc.’s IHS Automotive predicts that 142 million customers will sign […]

Industry News Roundup – Week of May 2nd, 2016

Industry News Roundup – Week of May 2nd, 2016


May 6, 2016   

Express Scripts Has Plans to Deal with High Drug Prices Source: Insurance Journal | May 2, 2016 Express Scripts Holding Co. plans to introduce several benefit programs aimed at fighting high drug costs, including speeding up how quickly it moves insurer and […]

Industry News Roundup – Week of April 25th, 2016

Industry News Roundup – Week of April 25th, 2016


April 29, 2016   

Key Florida Players to Highlight Importance of Catastrophe Reinsurance Source: Insurance Journal | April 25, 2016 Although the role of catastrophe reinsurance in a wind exposed region is intuitively obvious to an insurance professional and most insurer rating agencies, the need for […]

Industry News Roundup – Week of April 18th, 2016

Industry News Roundup – Week of April 18th, 2016


April 22, 2016   

UnitedHealth Tops Expectations, to Leave Some Affordable Care Act Markets Source: The Wall Street Journal | April 19, 2016 UnitedHealth Group Inc. said it would remain in only a very small number of the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces next year and suggested […]