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Ask An Actuary: Bermuda Q&A with Justin Levine, FCAS

By: Kristyn Sakelaris Senior Manager In order to provide some insight into getting a job in Bermuda and making the transition to island life, DW Simpson talked with Justin Levine, an actuary who more recently moved to Bermuda. When Justin started interviewing for an on-island position he was living in...

Good Morning, With Love!

In the last Quarterly DW Simpson newsletter, I extolled the career benefits of working in the cutting-edge and dynamic (re)insurance market of Bermuda. And while the crux of this Quarterly newsletter is focused on navigating a career move to Bermuda, my column will speak to one of the island’s treasures...

Vis-a-Vis: Bermuda Work Visas

By: Maureen Matous, Manager As the largest Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Firm, DW Simpson fields several questions about the steps required for an Actuary to take to be employed in Bermuda. Below you will find the basics of what you’ll need to know in order to start working in the...

Happy At Your Job? This Call’s For You!

If you are not looking for a new job, then please continue reading this article… As an Actuary, it is likely that you receive calls from recruiters several times a year. More often than not, you probably do not feel it is necessary to respond to these calls… which makes...

Helpful Tips for Video Conferencing and Skype

With the use of video technology on the rise, more and more interviews are being conducted ‘live’ over a computer screen versus ‘live’ in person. This means that candidates often need to brush up on tips for successfully coming across in this type of interview. Most interviews are conducted over...

Relocation = Adventure

One of the nicer aspects of business travel is visiting locations one might otherwise not think of visiting. Bermuda is, for example, one destination that immediately comes to mind. I travel to Bermuda four or five times a year for client visits and various conferences. It’s really a wonderful place...

Trends In Predictive Analytics

Analytics is a growing area in all industries and we’ve seen a particular emphasis on data analytics and modeling in the insurance world. Strong analytical analysis – in particular, predictive modeling – leads to more precise claims determination as well as pricing sophistication. Furthermore, better data analysis saves companies both...

It’s Baseball Season… Break Out The Stats!

As you’ve seen, this quarter’s newsletter is dedicated to the increased use of analytics in multiple areas of the insurance industry. This should come as no surprise, as actuaries always have been wired to drill deep into statistical analysis, including numerous fronts outside the walls of an insurance company. Sure,...

Healthcare Analytics: Prognosis Positive

More—and more complex—healthcare data is available today than ever before. With this comes the opportunity to better understand healthcare drivers, reduce errors and waste and manage costs. Likewise, business expectations understandably have increased across the board in today’s healthcare environment. Because the field of healthcare analytics is developing quickly, its...

Salary Discussions And The Interview Process

The discussion of salaries can be a delicate one and it is important to position this dialogue at a timely point in the interview process. So, at what point in the interview process do you discuss salary? Beginning? During an interview? After an offer has been extended? Most companies will...

Recent Jobs & News

Developments & Trends in Life Reinsurance

Developments & Trends in Life Reinsurance


By: Julie Garwood, Manager and KC Cho, Partner, DW Simpson As seen in the property and casualty reinsurance industry, low interest rates and alternative capital are making an impact in the life reinsurance market. The soft reinsurance market has been and continues […]

Forbes Magazine Selects DW Simpson as one of 2018’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms

Forbes Magazine Selects DW Simpson as one of 2018’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms


PRESS RELEASE – Chicago, IL – April 16, 2018 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment has been selected by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best Executive Recruiting Firms of 2018.  Forbes, in conjunction with Statista, surveyed over 34,000 HR […]

Interview Etiquette

Interview Etiquette


How to communicate your value during a job interview Interviewing can be a challenging communication endeavor for even the most seasoned candidates, and it can be helpful to review some basic etiquette in order to make the most of the process. Employers use [...]

DW Simpson Hires Patty Kennelly as Director of Recruitment & Business Development


PRESS RELEASE — DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment – (Chicago, IL – 2/13/2018) It’s with great enthusiasm that we announce our newest hire, Patty Kennelly as Director, Recruitment & Business Development – Risk Management, Analytics & Data Science.  Patty joined […]