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A Pathway to “Chief” Success

By: Kieran Welsh-Phillips, Senior Recruiter The role of Chief Actuary or Chief Risk Officer (CRO) is a career goal for some, but how does one actually get there? It’s a tough question to answer, as both roles vary widely depending on a number of factors, including the type of company...

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...

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Life Director, Actuary (North Carolina #51686)


Globally known insurer seeks an FSA or career ASA with 7+ years of actuarial experience, including some staff management experience. The ideal candidate has high proficiency in R, Python, SAS or SQL, along with solid knowledge of modeling, mortality analysis, underwriting implications […]

Actuarial Assistant (Missouri #51677)


Midwestern reinsurance firm seeks an actuary who has successfully passed at least 5+ exams and is currently pursuing an ASA or FSA accreditation. The ideal candidate has 2+ years of experience in life insurance or reinsurance, along with advanced technical skills in […]

Life Actuary, Pricing (Missouri #51680)


Well-established reinsurance firm seeks an FSA with 7+ years of actuarial experience, ideally in life insurance or reinsurance. Working knowledge of pricing is required, while high expertise on mergers & acquisition, product design, ALM or risk management is strongly preferred. In addition, […]

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 […]