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Actuarial Analyst, Indexed Annuity / Prophet / Visual Basic (Ohio #47919)

December 2, 2016   

Global commercial life company looking to hire a sharp Student Actuary or Entry candidate to work with Visual Basic and analyze cash flow projections and reviews. You will gain knowledge of modeling fixed and indexed annuity products and tools like Prophet and […]


Actuarial Analyst, Pricing / Predictive Modeling (Michigan #47725)

October 13, 2016   

Midwest insurance company looking to hire a sharp Actuarial Analyst to help support personal and commercial auto insurance business. The ideal candidate will have experience in data analytics, ratemaking, and/or predictive modeling and be pursing further exams. (#47725)


Actuarial Analyst, Health Pricing & Reserving (Nebraska #47627)

September 23, 2016   

National carrier seeks sharp health students with a few years of experience. Work on group and individual business and gain broad experience from health pricing to reserving. Solid actuarial student program and good exposure for those with good communication and written skills. (#47627)


Actuary, Pension Consulting / Benefit Calculations (Georgia #47601)

September 16, 2016   

Pension consulting company seeks a junior-level actuary to aid in valuation and compliance work. Looking for candidates who have strong communication skills as they will be expected to manage client relationships. Organizational skills will be needed for handling basic administrative tasks. Also, […]


Actuarial Assistant, Defined Benefits / Valuations / Pension Administration (Indiana #47546)

September 12, 2016   

Retirement services company in the Midwest looking to hire an Actuarial Assistant to help with valuation and compliance for Defined Benefits and Balance plans. You will be thoroughly trained in all areas of pension administration and protect and secure confidential data. One […]


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 […]


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 […]


Modeler, Health Risk Analytics (California #47945)

December 6, 2016   

Fantastic opportunity to be involved in unique actuarial work and join quickly growing company. Health risk analytics company keen to hire a sharp Modeler to pioneer a probabilistic model for the agriculture industry. You will be searching for answers for supply chain […]


Analyst, Accident & Health / Regulations / Solvency (Illinois #47922)

December 2, 2016   

Supplemental insurance provider seeks Actuary to work on their corporate actuarial functions. Must be familiar with utilizing Excel and Access and able to pass along results to management, auditors, and regulators (US GAAP/ STAT/ Solvency). Looking for candidates with strong communication skills, […]


Associate, Healthcare / Medicare / Medicaid (California #47943)

December 2, 2016   

Managed healthcare services firm seeks a Health Student with two years of healthcare industry experience, preferably within Medicare and/or Medicaid space. At least three or more exams required. (#47943)


Actuarial Analyst, Indexed Annuity / Prophet / Visual Basic (Ohio #47919)

December 2, 2016   

Global commercial life company looking to hire a sharp Student Actuary or Entry candidate to work with Visual Basic and analyze cash flow projections and reviews. You will gain knowledge of modeling fixed and indexed annuity products and tools like Prophet and […]


Actuary, Life / Disability / Stop Loss (Washington #47918)

December 1, 2016   

West Coast life insurance carrier seeks Actuary to support Stop Loss, Life and Disability, and Voluntary products. Management responsibility available based on the experience level of the candidate. Titles and experience ranges are flexible. (#47918)


Reinsurance Catastrophe Modeler / RiskLink (Connecticut #47931)

December 1, 2016   

P&C client seeks CAT Modeler with one to three years of experience to work in their reinsurance division. Knowledge of RiskLink and AIR/RMS is required, as well as strong communication skills, as you will collaborate with the Underwriting team. (#47931)


Associate Pricing Actuary, Reinsurance (Connecticut #47883)

December 1, 2016   

P&C client seeks ACAS (or near) to perform full-cycle pricing responsibilities for their reinsurance division. Must have a minimum of 3 years prior pricing experience, with a strong preference for individuals coming from reinsurers. Strong communication skills are a must as you will be […]


Associate, Healthcare / Medicaid / Medicare (California #47856)

December 1, 2016   

Managed healthcare services firm seeks a Health Student with 3 years of healthcare industry experience, preferably within Medicare and/or Medicaid space. At least 4 exams required; ASA a plus. (#47856)


Senior Analyst, Specialty Product Performance & Loss (California #47916)

December 1, 2016   

Personal auto, home and marine insurer out west seeks Student Actuary or non-actuary to analyze specialty product performance and test new models for prediction and loss improvement. Give suggestions for future products, prepare forecasts, and analyze trends. You will use SAS/GLM and […]


Analyst, Meteorology / Predictive Modeling / Analytics (Bermuda #47901)

November 30, 2016   

Reinsurer client seeks individual with meteorology background to fill an opening in their Bermuda office. Willing to consider individuals at varying levels, with a strong preference for previous insurance or reinsurance experience. (#47901)

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Actuarial Conference Best Practices

Actuarial Conference Best Practices


October 13, 2016   

Actuarial Conferences are ongoing throughout the year and are a highly valuable resource for Actuaries to stay current with the latest industry trends. There are many benefits to attending actuarial conferences, in addition to fulfilling your continuing education requirements. While these conferences […]

Actuaries & Counteroffers: Worth the risk?

Actuaries & Counteroffers: Worth the risk?


September 26, 2016   

Actuarial employers do all they can to hire and keep good talent. In today’s competitive market, we have noticed that Actuaries seeking new employment are discussing counteroffers with their recruiters more frequently than ever before. As recruiters, we often ask, what is […]

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.