Articles tagged "Career"
The 2018 Joint Regional Seminar (JRS) achieved a new record this year. attracting more than 1,000 delegates across the region, Kitty Chan reports.
Posted on: August 28, 2018
This instalment of the Institute's Diversity and Inclusion series asks the Chief Actuary at MLC Insurance, Darren Robinson, about his experience managing employees with flexible work (remote location and part time) arrangements. Darren discusses the value of an 'agile coach' in supporting part-time staff and how productivity, retention and morale can be affected by flexible working.
Posted on: August 14, 2018
In this instalment of the CareerView Podcast, Jas Singh and Mariella El-Azzi discuss how to create lasting satisfaction in actuarial roles to build a fulfilling career.
Posted on: July 17, 2018
This week, Partner and Head of EMEA Insurance at Oliver Wyman, Anthony Bice goes Under the Spotlight. The Arsenal fan shares details of his actuarial journey and how he is passionately devoted to leaving things better than how he found them.
Posted on: July 11, 2018
The 2018 Young Actuaries Conference (YAC) began with more than 150 young actuaries around the country devoting half their day, seeking to be inspired. Chetana Koganti reports.
Posted on: June 22, 2018
After an eventful 43-year career, Taylor Fry Principal Martin Fry looks back on a lifetime of quiet achievement, his passionate aversion to hierarchy and the guru that inspires him to this day.
Posted on: June 19, 2018
The next instalment of the CareerView Podcast series explores the do's and don'ts of effectively resigning from a role.
Posted on: March 29, 2018
With an increasingly part-time workforce and the impact of the ‘gig economy’, Julia Lessing discusses the true value of part-time workers and asks, “what can organisations be doing to benefit from this growing talent pool?”
Posted on: March 12, 2018
In this episode, CareerView discusses common questions around moving roles: when and what to tell your manager and colleagues, and the risks associated with ‘confidential’ or informal conversations about your plans to move roles.
Posted on: February 26, 2018
Roger Xie, Actuarial Analyst at Suncorp, is an energetic and passionate actuary who dreams of changing the world for the better. Recently, he became a member of the Rotary Club of Sydney, getting involved in many charitable activities around the world.
Posted on: January 4, 2018
Actuarial recruiter Lesley Traverso describes the importance of clarifying your own career aspirations, passions, interests and expectations, before making a move.
Posted on: December 13, 2017
The first 'post work drinks' event, brought to you by the Actuaries Social Networking Group, was held at Ryans Bar, a popular outdoor drinks venue at Australia Square in Sydney.
Posted on: November 16, 2017
Gloria Yu from the Institute’s Risk Management Practice Committee reflects on an Insights session presented by Kate Lyons, Executive Manager Capital & Reinsurance of Suncorp, about how to effectively influence and engage stakeholders.
Posted on: October 12, 2017
A recent survey by the Actuaries Institute asked members about their education, employers and job functions (past and present), and where they expect and hope to be in 10 years’ time. Deputy CEO of the Institute Elayne Grace reports on the findings.
Posted on: September 21, 2017
What’s next after Part III exams? After qualifying as a Fellow in 2015, Milton Lim decided to explore the wider opportunities and insights available from the international business world with the double degree program at HEC Paris MBA and the London School of Economics MSc in Analytics / Data Science.
Posted on: September 6, 2017
‘Data scientist’ clearly overlaps with pre-existing jobs like statisticians, business analysts and even actuaries, but as our resident Data columnist Hugh Miller reports, it also carries its own flavour. The proof is in the data.
Posted on: August 31, 2017
The 2017 GI Glimpse Seminar focused on the actuarial career; latest developments and outlook for the general insurance (GI) industry; as well as updates on the long tail classes. Suba Chelva reports.
Posted on: August 10, 2017
Bond University Actuarial Students Tory Rowley James and Thomas Aspinall discuss why the actuarial career is an investment that will stand the test of time in all aspects of the professional sector.
Posted on: August 1, 2017
A self described "very typical actuary", Sean Elliot, lecturer at Bond University goes Under the Spotlight to share his career journey; what gets his goat; and his penchant for chess and sci-fi films.
Posted on: July 24, 2017
Professor at Bond University's Actuarial Science program Dr David Lau, who has experience working for some of the world's leading insurance and regulatory businesses, goes Under the Spotlight to reveal his undying passion for mathematics and some quirky hobbies.
Posted on: July 19, 2017