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Announcement from ASNY Career Day for 2021

Announcement from ASNY Career Day for 2021

We cordially invited to attend ASNY’s 33nd annual Actuarial Career Day. which will (again) take place virtually on Sunday, September 26, 2021, from 12–5 pm, with the unique feature of having real-time private audio and visual one-on-one interviews with each company whose qualifications you match! College freshmen through graduate students are welcome as well as professionals interested in […]

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Are You Really Prepared for that Job Interview?

Are You Really Prepared for that Job Interview?

As someone who has worked in the human resources industry for years, it always surprises me how few people actually prepare for interviews. After sitting in on more interviews than I could count, it has become glaringly obvious that most people would rather not do the work – a red flag in any hiring managers […]

What to Write in a Post-Interview Thank You Note

What to Write in a Post-Interview Thank You Note

Recent studies suggest as many as 50% of candidates do not send a Thank You note after being interviewed. While this is a missed opportunity on their part, use this number to your advantage. Give yourself the edge over other candidates by promptly sending a Thank You note after being interviewed. Whether you choose to […]

Are Managers Obligated to Be a Reference?

Are Managers Obligated to Be a Reference?

As a manager, are you obligated to be a reference to a former employee? A letter-writers asks Ask A Manager’s Allison Green about the issue, and whether a small token of gratitude is required to former managers who act as references.

Ace the Video Interview and Land that Actuarial Job

Ace the Video Interview and Land that Actuarial Job

It’s becoming more and more common for companies to conduct virtual interviews with candidates. Video interviews typically happen one of two ways – one-on-one interviews conducted in real time, where you answer questions via a live chat; or you record your answers to a series of questions. Whichever method you use, follow these tips to […]

Interview Feedback – Very Important!

Interview Feedback – Very Important!

Getting feedback after the interview is invaluable to not only finding out where you stand but also what went right and what went wrong. Asking for Feedback Imagine leaving the interview with a report on how you did and where there were some concerns. Not in this lifetime! You’re not asking for a lot. You […]

Don’t Forget to Follow-Up on that Job Interview!

Don’t Forget to Follow-Up on that Job Interview!

Many candidates avoid following-up on an interview for fear of appearing needy or annoying, but when done correctly – a follow-up note can be a great opportunity to show how qualified and enthusiastic you are for the position. Some Tips to Consider When Following-up with a Job Interview Ask for their timeline during the interview. […]

Interview Preparation; You Need to ‘Brand’ Yourself

Interview Preparation; You Need to ‘Brand’ Yourself

What makes you unique and different than the next person. You better be able to commuicate this so you will stand out from the crowd. Almost every article – or career coach – will tell you that in order to do well in an interview – and to ultimately get the job offer, you must […]

Ten Tips for a Great Interview

Ten Tips for a Great Interview

Nail the interview with these ten great tips. There are 10 easy ways to help make your job interview go smoothly. Review these steps, practice and relax. After all, what is the worst thing that can happen? For many people the worst thing that can happen is “rejection” – not getting an offer. Try to […]

The Impromptu Phone Interview – What do you do?

The Impromptu Phone Interview – What do you do?

What do you do when the phone rings and they want to do a phone interview on the spot. Thinking about this ahead of time can give you the edge. The phone rings just as you are about to sit down for dinner, but this time it’s not a pesky telemarketer – it’s a company […]