Articles tagged "Career"
2017 Young Actuaries Conference is designed to help young actuaries “Get the Edge” in their career. The conference aims to shed light on specific skills young actuaries need to adapt and build a successful and purposeful career. Victoria Gao reports.
Posted on: April 20, 2017
The Actuaries Institute has this week launched a new App 'Actuarial Sprint' offering actuarial students a platform to get news, updates and media tailored to their interests as well as share experiences, pose questions and get answers through the discussion forum.
Posted on: March 7, 2017
When Julia Lessing, Director at Guardian Actuarial, was asked 'what would be the best advice for young professionals' she thought volunteering. In this article, Julia illustrates the value of volunteering and how it contributes to our careers.
Posted on: November 23, 2016
More than 40 enthusiastic members, including a high number of students, attended Jas Singh's recent career-themed presentation to the Perth Actuarial community. Here, Jas outlines his key takeaways.
Posted on: November 3, 2016
Jennifer Lang reviews actuary Nicolette Rubinsztein's new book 'Not Guilty' which applies the McKinsey 7-S Framework to the life of a career mum.
Posted on: October 6, 2016
Martin Mulcare presents the most recent instalment of the popular I am an Actuary series. In this article, seven young actuaries share personal experiences of their actuarial journey.
Posted on: September 2, 2016
[VIDEO]: One of our greatest collective weaknesses is a strive for perfectionism and imposing that on others, pioneering actuary and Rhodes Scholar Ian Pollard told delegates at the Institute's Leadership Development Seminar on Monday (8 August).
Posted on: August 15, 2016
Chris Scheuber shares practical insights from the 2016 Actuaries Institute Leadership Development Seminar.
Posted on: August 14, 2016
Actuaries have the mathematical, statistical and programming skills to take a company’s data to the next level. But how do their skills align to current Chief Analytics Officer (CAO) roles, and what courses are on the market to help actuaries them bridge the gap? Bill Konstantinidis investigates.
Posted on: August 5, 2016
Actuaries Digital Editor Kirsten Flynn reflects on nine things she’s discovered since starting her actuarial career.
Posted on: July 28, 2016
The National Fair Internship Pledge is a promise to provide equal opportunities for young talent, regardless of their situation. Finity has become the first actuarial firm to take the pledge, joining employers in government, tech, education and the not-for-profit sector
Posted on: July 4, 2016
Thinking about working overseas? Jas Singh and Jenny Lyon break down the reasons why you should consider New Zealand, and speak to three actuaries who are already there.
Posted on: June 3, 2016
There are many reasons you might feel stuck in the wrong job. Here, Dr Anthony Lowe discusses the importance of creating 'non-linear' options for your career early on and maximising your skills and experience towards more rewarding work.
Posted on: March 15, 2016
Deciding which direction to take your career path in can be tricky. We asked eight qualified practitioners how they came to be actuaries and why they love their work.
Posted on: March 9, 2016
Actuaries Digital Editor Kirsten Flynn asks five experienced actuaries for their top tips, to help keep your career moving.
Posted on: January 28, 2016
[VIDEOS]: Timothy Lam reports on a successful Careers Event, one year in the making, to give first-year students insight into the potential career journey of an actuary.
Posted on: November 12, 2015
[VIDEO]: Actuaries have strong grounding for a career in data analytics but a greater understanding of IT systems and programming languages is needed for success in the field. Jas Singh reports on the Actuaries Institute's inaugural Data Analytics Seminar.
Posted on: November 4, 2015
Deciding which direction to take your career path in can be tricky. We asked five qualified practitioners how they came to be actuaries and why they love their work.
Posted on: October 17, 2015
The Young Actuaries Program continued its Melbourne Evening Speaker Series in August with a presentation from Barry Leung and Evelyn Njoo of Defence Health, writes James Morris.
Posted on: October 14, 2015
Deciding which direction to take your career path in can be tricky when faced with a mysterious intersection of mathematics, insurance and actuarial science. We ask six qualified actuaries why they love their work.
Posted on: September 9, 2015