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Actuarial Analyst, Reinsurance Reporting / Regulatory Filings (New Jersey #47291)

July 21, 2016   

P&C insurance company currently has analyst-level opening seeking pricing, analytics, and modeling experience. This individual will be assisting the actuarial team in pricing, reserving, and compliance functions. They will also be responsible for rate book development, asbestos claims, and financial and reinsurance […]


Actuarial Analyst, Personal Lines (Massachusetts #47229)

July 6, 2016   

Personal lines P&C insurer seeks entry-level candidate to support the pricing team. Must have 3+ exams, with prior internship experience. Will also consider individuals with less than two years of full-time experience. SQL and SAS experience is highly preferred, with strong analytical […]


Actuarial Analyst, SAS / Excel / Reserving (Illinois #46566)

June 24, 2016   

Major consulting company looking to hire a sharp Analyst to work on data analysis, reserving and technical research. Good GPAs and at least 2 exams completed required. Access, SAS, and excel skills desired. Fantastic communication skills needed. (#46566)


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)


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 […]


Cat Modeling Analyst, Modeling / Property / Casualty / Commercial Lines (Bermuda #47461)

August 26, 2016   

P&C reinsurance company headquartered in Bermuda seeks Cat Modeling Analyst familiar with RMS and AIR. 2+ years of experience needed, as well as commercial lines experience. Pursuit of designation including CCRA, FCAS, etc. (#47461)


Actuarial Director, HMO / Health Pricing / Claim Reserves / Analytics (Pennsylvania #47334)

August 23, 2016   

Our client, a regional HMO, seeks a designated health actuary for a management role in their organization. Responsibilities include overseeing operations including claim reserves, pricing, analytics and strategy. (#47334)


Enterprise Analytics Opening , Data Mining / SQL (California #47410)

August 23, 2016   

P&C insurance client is seeking someone highly technical and skilled in extracting data, with strong insurance domain knowledge. This individual will be helping with their analytics area. Data mining/science backgrounds are preferred. Tableau and SQL a plus. (#47410)


Senior Actuarial Analyst, Commercial Lines / Pricing (Florida #47414)

August 22, 2016   

Florida property carrier seeks students with background in pricing. Knowledge of commercial lines preferred and about 5 exams needed. Great exposure and growth opportunity in fast growing group. (#47414)


Vice President or Assistant Vice President – Pricing Actuary / Reinsurance (Bermuda #47364)

August 12, 2016   

Officer-level opportunity for reinsurance pricing expert. You will be working on individual account pricing for reinsurance and supporting reserving. Provide quantitative support to underwriting, cat modeling, and portfolio management teams.  Ideal candidates will have SQL programming skills, individual reinsurance pricing experience, and advanced […]


Director, Analytics / Healthcare Reporting / Managed Care (Missouri #47378)

August 11, 2016   

Medicaid, managed care and specialty services healthcare company seeks candidates with 7+ years of healthcare reporting and analytics experience. Previous management experience and a Master’s degree preferred. (#47378)


P&C Actuary, Pricing / Medical Malpractice / Casualty / Strong Visibility (Connecticut #47330)

August 11, 2016   

P&C insurance company on the East Coast seeks Student/ACAS/FCAS level candidates for a Pricing role focused in Healthcare related Professional Liability / Medical Malpractice. Will have strong visibility and access to senior leadership. (#47330)


Data Analyst, Managed Care / SQL / Access / Modeling Data (Arkansas #47365)

August 9, 2016   

Medicaid, managed care and specialty services healthcare company seeks 4+ years of statistics/data analysis experience. Advanced knowledge of SQL, Excel and Access required. You will be leading other analysts and managing complex projects. Develop reports for management and model data. (#47365)


Actuarial Analyst, Pricing / Reporting / Claims / Marketing / SQL (Georgia #47352)

August 9, 2016   

P&C insurance company currently has an opening for an Actuarial Analyst in the Pricing department. This individual will be responsible for ad hoc reporting and assisting in the design process of actuarial models. Additionally, this individual will utilize SQL to analyze trend […]


Actuarial Associate, Validation / Life Reinsurance / Indexed Annuities (Bermuda #47348)

August 5, 2016   

Life and annuity reinsurance company wants to hire-on an Associate to set rates for clients monthly, automate more processes for pricing/reporting, and track actuarial assumption experience for validation. Monitor profit trends as well. Candidate must be able to liaise with investment and […]

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-The International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA) just announced their upcoming Annual Meeting (July 28 – 30) in Las Vegas, NV!

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Exchange Rate: Chasing more than the dollar in Canada’s P&C market

Exchange Rate: Chasing more than the dollar in Canada’s P&C market


July 5, 2016   

The last time the exchange rate between Canadian and the US currency dipped below 62 cents to the dollar, it was a very different time for Canadian Property & Casualty Actuaries. Canada was then soundly in second place only to the US, in terms of the first CAS (Casualty Actuarial Society) and SOA (Society of Actuaries) actuarial exams attempted and passed. Since then, we are acutely aware of China’s emergence and that they haven’t relinquished their position as the fastest growing producer of actuarial candidates.

Industry News Roundup: June 13th – June 24th

Industry News Roundup: June 13th – June 24th


June 24, 2016   

New .Insurance Domain Names Become Available Source: Insurance Journal | June 14th, 2016 The internet domain extension reserved for the global insurance industry— .insurance — will become available starting today, June 14, at 8 p.m. ET. The new extension means an independent […]

Industry News Roundup – Week of June 6th, 2016

Industry News Roundup – Week of June 6th, 2016


June 10, 2016   

Federal Reserve Unveils New Proposed Capital Rules for Large Insurers Source: Insurance Journal | June 5, 2016 American International Group Inc. and Prudential Financial Inc.’s new capital rules should reflect the insurance business’s differences from Wall Street banking, the Federal Reserve said […]

Body Language Tips for Your Next Job Interview

Body Language Tips for Your Next Job Interview


June 9, 2016   

Are your arms folded across your chest? Do you prefer taking up space at the table? Are you making yourself smaller in your chair? Do you have your legs crossed?

The way you sit, gesture, and physically interact with your surroundings during a meeting or interview portrays a powerful image to those you are with.

Industry News Roundup – Week of May 23rd, 2016

Industry News Roundup – Week of May 23rd, 2016


May 27, 2016   

Aegon, Transamerica Owner, Sells $4.4B UK Annuity Portfolio to Legal & General Source: Insurance Journal | May 23, 2016 Aegon NV, the Dutch owner of U.S. insurer Transamerica Corp., divested the final 3 billion pounds ($4.4 billion) of annuities from its U.K. […]

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 […]