Category: professional-development

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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Upcoming Webinars from ACTEX eLearning

Our Fall 2017 webinar calendar is posted to our website and listed below. We're excited to present sessions on a variety of topics of interest to actuaries, including Microinsurance, Actuarial Leadership, Python, Data Science, R, Predictive Analytics, Retirement and Professionalism.

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6 Things Actuarial Students Should be Doing This Summer

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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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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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Is Enterprise Risk Management Worth It?

Is Enterprise Risk Management Worth It? Guest Post by Max Rudolph, January 2016

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ACTEX Welcomes Warren Luckner, New eLearning Course Instructor

Warren Luckner's new ACTEX eLearning course Being An Actuary: Beyond the Mathematics, An Overview of Ethics and Professionalism in the Actuarial Profession, launched October 22nd. This on demand online course is part of ACTEX's expanded eLearning and Continuing Professional Development for…

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