Category: career

Actuaries Around the World - Malawi

Edwin Mulenga works as a Principal Examiner in the Pension and Insurance Supervision Department at the Reserve Bank of Malawi. He holds a first class MSc in Actuarial Science from Heriot-Watt University and a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Malawi.

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Critical Feedback is the Key to Excellence

The speed at which the world changes seems to move at a faster pace all the time.  The same holds true in the business world — speed is everything, technology is everywhere, and it affects everyone at every level.  But, no matter how many things change, and no matter how quickly, there are some…

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The Actuarial Checklist: An Actuary's Professionalism Security Blanket

Guest Post by Stephen Camilli, FSA, President, ACTEX Learning

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How Python Saved my Company

 Guest blog by Andrew Webster, M.S., ASA, MAAA

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6 Things Actuarial Students Should be Doing This Summer

Access the Free Webinar.

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How to Improve Your Actuarial Career By Leveraging Unrelated Experiences

Guest Blog from Roy Ju, FSA, CERA

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What Technical Skills Should I Learn As an Actuarial Student?

Guest Blog from Mike Jennings, FSA, CERA

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This Skill Sets Some Actuaries Apart from the Rest, and Lacking It Holds Others Back

In The Influential Actuary: How Actuaries and Other Technically-Oriented Professionals Set Themselves Apart, author Dave Miller interviewed four actuaries who, in his estimation, achieved great status in their careers and made tremendous impact both in their organizations and the industry. Among…

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Actuarial Communication Webinar Series

There are two primary skills actuaries must master if they are to be effective with others: Deep Listening and Asking Effective Questions. This may seem obvious, but most of us are woefully lacking in our listening and inquiry skills.  We often resort to making statements and opinions in an effort…

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How a Health Actuary Became a Winemaker

ACTEX interviews Bill Bluhm, a Retired Health Actuary turned Winemaker

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