New York Life

www.newyorklife.com
Employer Engaged

New York Life Actuarial Interview Questions

Updated Mar 4, 2015
Updated Mar 4, 2015
13 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

55%
44%
0%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

69%
22%
4%

Interview Difficulty

3.1
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

13 Candidate Interview Reviews Back to all Interviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty

3 people found this helpful  

Actuarial Interview

Anonymous Employee
Anonymous Employee
Interview Details

It only took them a day to contact me via email after I submitted my online application. I had my first phone screening after 3 days. Then in about 10 days, I did my second round phone interview. Both interviews were highly behavioral with barely any technical question. Then I was invited on-site. Five people interviewed me one after another and each interview lasted exactly 30 minutes. After five interviews, I went out for lunch with two actuarial students. The on-site interviews were slightly more technical than the phone screenings, but they were still pretty easy. Overall, it was a great experience interviewing with the company. I thought I did pretty well during the on-site interview, but unfortunately, I did not get an offer.

No Offer

Other Interview Reviews for New York Life

  1.  

    Actuarial Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at New York Life.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview first. Why NY Life? Previous work experience. Difficulties you had to deal with. Leadership experiences.
    I didnt feel like i did well but I got to the on site, haven't had it yet.

    Interview Questions
    • What are advantages and disadvantages of a mutual insurance company?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Actuarial Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at New York Life.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and got an email for a phone interview about two weeks later. Simple behavioral questions and nothing too unexpected. I got emailed back again to say that i made it to the next round of interviews

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Actuarial Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at New York Life in January 2009.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Recruited contacted me for a phone interview within a week. Phone interview lasted about 45 minutes. He talked about the position and the company. It consisted of standard questions. I was asked why I chose to attend my school, what my responsibilities and routines were at my old job and if I has any questions for him.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a situation when you demonstrated strong initiative.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Interview Review


  5.  

    Actuarial Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at New York Life in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    I just have the phone interview, and preparing for the on site interview.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Actuarial Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at New York Life in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    I did a phone interview with Aon Hewitt in February. The questions were pretty standard behavioral ones. The interview lasted about thirty minutes and I was given time to ask questions at the end. I received an email about a week later saying they were not interested. Overall, the interviewer was nice. He told me about his job and the duties of the actuarial interns.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time where you to break down a difficult concept and explain it to someone who did not understand.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Actuarial Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at New York Life in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview first - just simple behavioral questions. Second interview was on site. Interviewed with 5 people. Each focused on their own individual area - General Interest in NYL / Why Actuarial, second focused on my resume, third on Technical Skills, fourth was a general overview of the company, fifth asked the more difficult questions / tested knowledge on the industry. A very fair process.

    Interview Questions
    • Name and explain 3 different types of events that could greatly effect the profitability of the company?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Actuarial Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at New York Life in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    applied online and heard back pretty soon, they are so productive! Then set for a phone interview, basically just behavior questions and went through your resumes. I didn't get the second round.

    Interview Questions
    • 1. describe one of your leadership experiences and what you learn from this experience
      2. what is the most difficult functions you can use in excel
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Actuarial Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    They had my resume on file from the previous year and emailed me to schedule a phone interview. Phone interview lasted about 20 minutes; asked me basic questions on my resume, what I knew about the company, and a bunch of behavioral questions, and there was time for me to ask questions at the end. I was notified of my rejection via email a week later.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Actuarial Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at New York Life in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Was contacted via email asking for an updated version of my resume in early September. About a week later, I received a request for a phone interview. The questions were geared towards general questions about academic and professional experience, and towards gauging demonstrated interest in pursuing a career as an actuary.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you had to convince a group of people to do things a certain way.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

Work at New York Life? Share Your Experiences

New York Life

 
Click to Rate
or

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.