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Actuarial Conference Best Practices

Actuarial Conferences are ongoing throughout the year and are a highly valuable resource for Actuaries to stay current with the latest industry trends. There are many benefits to attending actuarial conferences, in addition to fulfilling your continuing education requirements. While these conferences provide a great environment to attend sessions and...

Exchange Rate: Chasing more than the dollar in Canada’s P&C market

The last time the exchange rate between Canadian and the US currency dipped below 62 cents to the dollar, it was a very different time for Canadian Property & Casualty Actuaries. Canada was then soundly in second place only to the US, in terms of the first CAS (Casualty Actuarial Society) and SOA (Society of Actuaries) actuarial exams attempted and passed. Since then, we are acutely aware of China’s emergence and that they haven’t relinquished their position as the fastest growing producer of actuarial candidates.

Body Language Tips for Your Next Job Interview

Are your arms folded across your chest? Do you prefer taking up space at the table? Are you making yourself smaller in your chair? Do you have your legs crossed?The way you sit, gesture, and physically interact with your surroundings during a meeting or interview portrays a powerful image to those you are with.

Oh, the Humanity! Actuarial Employment Outlook for the Next Decade

By KC Cho, Partner Tolstoy said: “The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.” But if he was to be a college counselor today, he probably wouldn’t suggest a Humanities major. Math and sciences are where the money’s at today. Starting salaries for Engineering (Petroleum, Nuclear, Chemical and Electrical) majors, for...

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Vice President, Actuarial Services (Massachusetts #49913)


Managed care organization has a unique opportunity for a VP level candidate to take on a non-traditional actuarial role that will focus on financial support and analytics (provider measurement, risk arrangements, etc.). Additional information forthcoming. (#49913)

Pension Actuary (California #48872)


Retirement Actuary to be involved in all aspects of Defined Benefit Plans, Cash Balance, Combo Plans, Sole Proprietorship, etc. Must be an Enrolled Actuary and have Small Plan experience. (#48872)

Director, Disability Valuation (Ohio #49911)


Financial services organization is seeking an FSA to oversee Disability Income projects, mainly focused on financial reporting processes. This person will supervise one Actuary and work on building out existing exhibits, analytics, and metrics. Knowledge of AXIS is key, and additional technical […]

2017 Casualty Actuarial Society Annual Meeting


DW Simpson Attendees Patty Simpson Chairman, CEO, & Founder Paquita Laurient Senior Recruiter Browse all of our recruiters.Recruiter Bios Join DW Simpson Join us for the DW Simpson Cocktail Reception at the 2017 CAS Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA. Where: Mix Lounge [...]

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Marianne Westphal Partner


Chicago, IL – September 28, 2017 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial and Analytics Recruitment has promoted Marianne Westphal to Partner. Marianne joined DW Simpson in 2003 and was promoted to Senior Manager in 2009, Director in 2010 and Senior Director in 2012. […]

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Dave Benton Chief Human Resources Officer

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Dave Benton Chief Human Resources Officer


Chicago, IL – March 31, 2017 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial and Analytics Recruitment has promoted Partner Dave Benton to Chief Human Resources Officer. As DW Simpson’s CHRO, Benton will oversee all aspects of the company’s human resources management including performance management, […]