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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, employee relations, recruitment, training, benefits, policies, and organizational...

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...

Hiring Companies: Securing Strong Candidates

By: Derek Mulder, Senior Manager It makes sense to reason that Actuaries and Analytics professionals with very strong experience are highly sought after – we are finding that this is especially true in today’s market, and across all disciplines. Many candidates find themselves with job offers from multiple companies, in...

Navigating a Counteroffer Situation

By: Kieran Welsh-Phillips, Senior Recruiter While our first article focused on the hiring company, there are things to keep in mind as a candidate, particularly when it comes to navigating the counteroffer situation. You’ve gone through the interview process, receive an offer and are excited to join a new company....

Consider This

By Bob Morand, President and Managing Partner The demand for actuaries and related analytics professionals continues to skyrocket. As a result, companies that hire this talent (insurers, reinsurers, consultancies, brokerages, et al) must put their best feet forward in attracting candidates. While a strong compensation package helps, of course, it...

Aaron Benton Named Managing Partner

Chicago, IL – April 29, 2014 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial and Analytics Recruitment promoted Aaron Benton to Managing Partner. Benton will be responsible for overseeing the strategic and everyday recruitment operations of the firm, in tandem with Bob Morand, President of DW Simpson. “Aaron’s demonstrated track record of leadership...

FAQ: Working Abroad

For professional development and/or personal purposes, some Actuaries may investigate career opportunities abroad. We at DW Simpson frequently field inquiries about making such a move, and have provided several examples showcasing our responses below.   I am looking to work in the U.S, but require visa sponsorship. What does the...

Communication Skills Words Can’t Describe

By: Bob Morand, President and Managing Partner From meetings and industry conference preparation/execution to your presence among the varied social media, how you comport yourself makes a significant impact on how you are perceived by your peers, superiors and others in the profession. How, then, can we use each of...

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