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Chief Actuary

The Casualty Actuarial Society has an article on their website that says the Chief Actuary is a business leader who can maintain the necessary levels of professionalism and technical expertise while adapting to change.  It is the most visible example of professionalism of the actuarial career, and a “hallmark of the profession” according to Richard… Read more »

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cloud computing

The internet started to offer significant bandwidth in the nineties which allowed for the regular use of cloud computing by the general public. Major milestones in cloud computing development include the launch of Salesforce in 1999, Amazon Web Services in 2002, LinkedIn in 2003, Facebook in 2004, Twitter in 2006 and Drop Box in 2008…. Read more »

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medical device breakthroughs

In this worrying COVID-19 environment that has been unleashed in the world, it is refreshing to hear some good news about medical device breakthroughs. TigerEye In mid-September 2020 Avinger announced it received FDA clearance for its Ocetaris image-guided chronic total occlusion (OTC) crossing system.  Marketed under the brand name TigerEye, this medical device breakthrough will… Read more »

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top market research trends

Video analysis technology, voice technology and the use artificial intelligence through machine learning are all new technologies that market researchers believe will be more and more actively used in the next twelve months, and be top market research trends utilized over the next decade. There are significant challenges to utilizing these top market research trends… Read more »

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peer to boss

Congratulations!  You’ve just gotten that promotion you’ve wanted for a while, but you are moving into a position where you will be managing your former peers.  Yikes, that can be tricky!  Here’s how to manage your move from peer to boss. Hold One-on-one Meetings Being transparent about the awkwardness of changing from peer to boss… Read more »

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Vote

It’s Election Day 2020.  Exercise your right as a citizen of the United States to select your government.  VOTE!

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LinkedIn Profile

If I told you there was an easy way to get your resume out to 600 million people worldwide or 77% of all recruiters in the U.S., wouldn’t you want to take advantage of it? Of course I am talking about your LinkedIn profile. Here are 4 critical fixes to your linkedin profile to make… Read more »

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working in an office

Blogs and employees are singing the praises of working from home during the pandemic and continuing the practice after the pandemic is over. Employees are feeling more productive with the time saved from commuting, 27 minutes one way on average in the U.S., and find it easy to keep in touch with their associates and… Read more »