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Actuary & Medical Recruiting
Actuary was asked...August 10, 2017

None

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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

AIG

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

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

GPM Investments

how you prepare for exam

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study

Nationwide

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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Transamerica

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

MassMutual

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

KPMG

Why KPMG?

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did they give you feedback

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Very personal and chatty. The interviewer did not ask any behavioral questions. I think they want to see whether you can suit them by looking at how you talk with them.

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Tell me something you did on campus?

Capita

why did you chose to work in this industry and for this company?

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I said that I had an interest in finance and that the company had exactly what I was looking for. Less

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