Nicole Kim, FSA, MAAA, and the Director at KPMG has a conversation with Mindy Lin and Edmond Eberle on her experiences in an actuarial consulting role, and her outlooks on the future of actuarial industry.

Direct download: SOA17_10_AOF_01_Interview_with_Nicole_Kim.mp3
Category:Actuary of the Future -- posted at: 1:18pm CDT

Woolford London, ASA, MAAA, Chair of the Actuary of the Future Section Council has a conversation with Sarah Walsh and Yi Yang on developing soft skills, working in different fields and his experiences being an actuarial student and working as an actuary.


Melissa Carruthers, FSA, Senior Consultant at Deloitte Canada has a conversation with Sarah Walsh on her experiences working as an actuary in both traditional and nontraditional roles.


Listen in as Chris Lombardi and Peter Cohen discuss the Affordable Care Act. They will discuss the need for healthcare reform, some of the changes and how it affects actuaries.

Direct download: AOF_ACA.mp3
Category:Actuary of the Future -- posted at: 9:28am CDT

Listen in as Abby Conrad has a discussion with Ben Wadsley about the classic book How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. They will discuss how this book, while not an obvious choice for actuaries, has several great communication ideas for your career.

Direct download: AoF_Podcast-Book_Review_on_How_Make_Friends-FINAL.mp3
Category:Actuary of the Future -- posted at: 10:54am CDT

"Do you know what it's like to work for you?" ~Robert Sutton. This episode contains snippets extracted from the Question and Answers session of the August 2010 webcast "Making the Transition: From Analyst to Manager."

Direct download: aof_making_the-transition_ep02-final.mp3
Category:Actuary of the Future -- posted at: 11:30am CDT

Direct download: aof_networking_ep02-final.mp3
Category:Actuary of the Future -- posted at: 11:02am CDT

Topics:

  • What is networking?
  • What are the benefits of networking?
  • When and where does one network?

To Learn More:

http://entrepreneurs.about.com/od/businessnetworking/Business_Networking_for_Entrepreneurs.htm

Direct download: aof_networking_ep01-final.mp3
Category:Actuary of the Future -- posted at: 11:01am CDT

This podcast addresses two questions and contains snippets extracted from the Question and Answers session of the August 2010 webcast "Making the Transition: From Analyst to Manager."

  • How do you deal with analysts who don't respond enthusiastically when work is asked of them?
  • What is the best advice you would give someone who is making a transition to manager?
Direct download: aof_making_the-transition_ep03-final.mp3
Category:Actuary of the Future -- posted at: 11:00am CDT

Topics

  • What is the key to managing your new responsibilities without feeling overwhelmed?
  • What are some tips to develop with your people so that they can take on increasing responsibility?
  • Once tasks are identified, how do you delegate them effectively?

Note: This episode contains snippets extracted from the Question and Answers session of the August 2010 webcast “Making the Transition: From Analyst to Manager.”

Quote: “Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don’t interfere.” ~Ronald Reagan

References: “Making the Transition: From Analyst to Manager” webcast http://www.soa.org/professional-development/archive/webcast-recordings.aspx

Learn More: Develop Your Staff : http://www.soa.org/library/proceedings/record-of- the-society-of-actuaries/2000-09/2001/january/RSA01V27N275PD.PDF

Direct download: aof_making_the-transition_ep01-final.mp3
Category:Actuary of the Future -- posted at: 9:00am CDT

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