Interview Questions & Tips

Interview Question: Tell Me About Yourself

Interview Question: Tell Me About Yourself

“So, tell me about yourself” Almost every interview I’ve ever been on has opened with this question. When I became a recruiter, I also used this question right off the top to set the tone for the interview.  Interviewers typically ask this question for three reasons: to learn about you, to determine your level of […]

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July 17, 2014 | By More
Job Interview Question: Tell Me About A Time You Failed

Job Interview Question: Tell Me About A Time You Failed

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure” — Bill Gates We’ve all have personal failures at work: be it cutting corners to accommodate deadlines, missing deadlines altogether, or allowing small details to get in the way of the bigger picture. Whatever the reason, its important to […]

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May 22, 2014 | By More

Resume Help

Choose the Right Words for Your Resume and Interview

Choose the Right Words for Your Resume and Interview

Sometimes choosing the correct words in your resume and during an interview can make all the difference. The words you use to express yourself say more about you than you think. In fact, your vocabulary and the use of appropriate words say more about you than the message you are trying communicate. You are judged […]

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February 1, 2014 | By More
What Do You Think About Lying on Your Resume?

What Do You Think About Lying on Your Resume?

It is tempting to put little white lies on your resume. These might include overstating your knowledge of required software (“If they call me, I’ll teach myself over the weekend”), a certification (“They’ll never go through all that trouble to find out”) or extending dates at a former employer (“They can’t find out. The company […]

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January 7, 2014 | By More

Job Search Help

Hot Actuary Jobs: June 27 to July 7, 2016

Hot Actuary Jobs: June 27 to July 7, 2016

Looking for a new job? Sign up for a free job seeker account at Actuary.com for access to the newest and freshest opportunities available!

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July 7, 2016 | By More
How to Keep Your Spirits Up During Your Job Search

How to Keep Your Spirits Up During Your Job Search

If you’ve been in a job search for more than a few weeks you may be experiencing the feelings of defeat and despair, not to mention the urge to give up. It’s been a tough year, and then some, for those who have lost jobs for whatever reason. Interviewing with no second interviews or offers […]

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January 7, 2014 | By More

Entry Level & Internships

Loads of Insurance Actuarial Jobs in the United States

Loads of Insurance Actuarial Jobs in the United States

In the insurance industry, all financial calculations are done by actuaries. Actuarial jobs in insurance companies involve the calculation of insurance premiums to be paid by different customers and also define the logic behind such premium payments. If you have been into an actuarial job for some time, you know how

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February 5, 2014 | By More
Insurance Internship Opportunities

Insurance Internship Opportunities

There are a number of internship opportunities in insurance. Find intern jobs with an insurance company or agency in areas including marketing, claims and more. Internship Opportunities Available Now Internship opportunities for the summer are available now at

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February 2, 2014 | By More

Actuarial Employment Areas

This Week in Career Advice: February 8 to 14, 2016

This Week in Career Advice: February 8 to 14, 2016

Change your life in 2016, speak up in meetings, and learn the uncomfortable truth about your terrible boss – all in this week’s top career articles! “Don’t be a D*ck” & Other Career Tips that People Don’t Usually Tell You Sometimes non-conventional career advice is the best type to receive, like these 11 real-world tips! […]

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February 14, 2016 | By More
Loads of Insurance Actuarial Jobs in the United States

Loads of Insurance Actuarial Jobs in the United States

In the insurance industry, all financial calculations are done by actuaries. Actuarial jobs in insurance companies involve the calculation of insurance premiums to be paid by different customers and also define the logic behind such premium payments. If you have been into an actuarial job for some time, you know how

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February 5, 2014 | By More

Videos

Video – Actuarial Career Path

Video – Actuarial Career Path

Here is a good video on what actuaries do and what it is like to be an actuary.  

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February 7, 2014 | By More
Video – Job Interview Basic Rules: Good Eye Contact, Good Handshake

Video – Job Interview Basic Rules: Good Eye Contact, Good Handshake

Start the interview off right with the basics…eye contact and handshake. Click continue to see video…

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November 6, 2013 | By More

More Articles

What to Say Regarding Hard to Explain Aspects of Your Work History.

What to Say Regarding Hard to Explain Aspects of Your Work History.

Read this article if you might have trouble explaining why you were out of work, staying at home or are changing careers. Nobody’s perfect. But nobody wants to hear about your problems and baggage either. Especially in the job interview. Some people’s lives begin to sound like a Soap Opera because there have been so […]

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January 7, 2014 | By More
Featured Actuary Jobs: January 26, 2017

Featured Actuary Jobs: January 26, 2017

Check out the top actuary job openings of the past week as featured on Actuary.com. 

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January 26, 2017 | By More
How Long Should My Resume Be?

How Long Should My Resume Be?

After working multiple jobs over several years, it can be tempting to include your entire work history on your resume. But should you? The short answer is no. Generally speaking, you should limit your resume to two pages and only include the most relevant and recent positions you’ve held. Forbes’ Liz Ryan argues “your most […]

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January 20, 2017 | By More
Featured Actuary Jobs: January 19, 2017

Featured Actuary Jobs: January 19, 2017

Check out the top actuary job openings of the past week as featured on Actuary.com. 

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January 19, 2017 | By More