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State of AI

In a fascinating report on the State of AI put out by venture capitalist, Nathan Benaich, and angel investor, Ian Hogarth, Benaich explains why they partnered to produce this report, “We believe there is a growing need for accessible, yet detailed and accurate information about the State of AI across several vectors (research, industry, talent,… Read more »

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Resume Mistakes

Sloppy Of course, you know that typos, misspellings and bad grammar are no-no’s. Hiring managers will eliminate a candidate based on resume mistakes. Be careful of using unprofessional fonts or formatting as well as leaving outdated or irrelevant information on your resume. Remember you have eight seconds to sell yourself. Reading about your hobbies in… Read more »

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MSL Career Advice

Do you like the games Trivial Pursuit, Jeopardy, or Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? The answer is probably yes as they have been around for years: 1979, 1964 and 1998 respectively. Most people know and kind of like James Holzhauer, the $2.4 million 32-game winning streak Jeopardy player and professional sports gambler. There is… Read more »

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actuary

You are a math, stat or econ major in your STEM undergraduate program. You love numbers and the mysteries they solve and you are able to communicate the results clearly and concisely to a non-technical audience. A number of your professors are encouraging you to become an actuary versus other analytical career options like data… Read more »

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hiring Millennials

Millennials (ages 23 to 38 in 2019) have surpassed Gen Xers in the workplace, yet, according to the Deloitte Millennial Survey, 66% of Millennials go into a new job expecting to leave in three years. What is the secret to hiring Millennials and making them stick? Hiring Millennials: The Interview Process Millennials consider it rude… Read more »

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actuarial statistics

Sometimes the day-to-day nitty-gritty of your job can feel narrow and uninspiring. Step back and consider these positive actuarial statistics about your chosen profession, and realize you made the right choice! The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)  predicts a 22% increase in the number of jobs in actuarial science between 2016 and 2026…. Read more »

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online communities

81% of large and small companies have online support communities. 60% of companies own a branded online community with 15% more saying they want to add one in the next 12 months. Is your company participating and benefiting from this trend? If not, here are some choices to consider and some ways to take advantage… Read more »

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computer science

Only 35% of high schools in the U.S. teach computer science. Just six states have plans for K-12 computer science learning: Arkansas, Hawaii, New Hampshire, North Caroline, Rhode Island and Wyoming. Fifteen states require all of their high schools to offer computer science with varying degrees of success. Yet nine in ten parents want their… Read more »