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Actuary was asked...August 10, 2017


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None, re-worded the job description when I started asking questions.

Applicant: I am not sure I understand. You want me to enroll in a class and pay you a fee up front? Recruiter: Are you sure this is for you? Have you had this, that, and the other class? Applicant: Doesn't your fee come from the hiring company? I meet the descriptions of the job. Recruiter: I don't think this is for you. I need to shove more mashed potatoes in my mouth. Less


Why you are leaving the current job?

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I feel like i'm ready to take on more responsibility i want to devlop a new skills that ins't required in my current job Less

I feel like i'm ready to take on more responsibility i want to devlop a new skills that ins't required in my current job Less


Explain the Bornhuetter-Ferguson method.

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Be able to articulate that this is a weighting between development of historical losses (chain-ladder) and an expected loss ratio. Less

In BF method we consider basic chain ladder merthod i e past patterns as wellas loss ratio i.e clain per unit of premium related to current data. So it provide a good combination . Less

GPM Investments

how you prepare for exam

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Hymans Robertson
Actuary was asked...December 18, 2019

What is your favourite team you are part of and why

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Hey there, any possibility I could get an idea of the questions they asked you? Thank you. Less

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Estimate the number of gas stations in the US.

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I don't remember my estimate, but the point of the question is that the actual numerical answer doesn't matter. All that matters is that your answer is logical and would give you some decent pathway to calculating a real answer. Less


How many cubic feet in a cubic yard? I was just so caught off guard by this as he just pulled it out in the middle of the interview when I was talking about my current job.

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did they give you feedback


Have you taken a class that required a lot of reading?

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I believe he was looking for if I was willing to do the work necessary to study for and pass the actuarial exams. After I answered, he mentioned that there was a lot of reading that goes along with the later exams. Less


Focus on technical skills based on the job qualifications

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If you have it on your resume as a technical skill (AXIS, APL, TAS, etc) be able to share how you have used it. Less

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