Actuaries: A Career Guidance Course

This Actuaries course gives a fantastic introduction into the requirements for getting a job as an Actuary.
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  • Lectures 28
  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
    Other: 14 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

Considered the number one job in the US for the past 2 years (in terms of salary) and with an expected job increase in the next 10 years, who wouldn't want to be an actuary?

Excellence in math, good leadership skills, and passing qualifying exams and just some of the things to consider before applying as an actuary. This course will assist and prepare the person seeking employment as an actuary by defining and giving an overview of what actuary is, give an idea of the workload and environment the candidate will be working in, including the kind of qualifying exams they should take.

Also included in this course are generally some assistance in preparing resumes and application forms, what to expect in interviews, and evaluating the job offer.

What are the requirements?

  • Knowledge of the English language

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn about the definition, work environment, and employment as an actuary.
  • Learn about the pay and earnings, job outlook and similar occupations of an actuary.
  • Know the reasons to being an actuary.
  • Learn the typical work activities and career development as an actuary.
  • Know the top ways to get hired.
  • Preparing and applying for the job.
  • Learning how to evaluate a job offer.

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone seeking employment in the actuaries industry.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome to the Career Guidance Course
Program Objectives and What are Included in this Course
Preview
01:24
Section 2: Introduction to Actuaries (Part 1)
03:05

This lecture will introduce and define actuaries.

07:37

This lecture will discuss the responsibilities and enumerate the qualities in what actuaries do.

08:26

This lecture will differentiate the training, licensure, qualifications and advancement opportunities involved as an actuary.

03:52

This lecture will discuss the work environemtn of an actuary.

04:36

This lecture will discuss the employment opportunities and growth as an actuary.

Quiz One
5 questions
Section 3: Introduction to Actuaries (Part 2)
00:33

This lecture will discuss some quick facts about being an actuary.

07:43

This lecture will learn how one becomes an actuary.

02:14

This lecture will discuss how much an actuary earns.

02:15

This lecture will discuss job outlooks as an actuary.

02:28

This lecture will enumerate the different occupations similar to actuaries.

Quiz Two
5 questions
Section 4: Employment in Actuaries
01:15

This lecture will enumerate the different reasons in becoming an actuary.

01:35

This lecture will identify why actuary is the career for you.

01:53

This lecture will discuss the employment opportunities as an actuary.

02:34

This lecture will discuss the typical work activities of an actuary.

01:41

This lecture will discuss the development of an actuary career.

Quiz Three
5 questions
Section 5: Finding Actuary Jobs and Offers
01:30

This lecture will discuss some tips on getting hired.

09:36

This lecture will identify the different search methods in looking for a job.

Quiz Four
5 questions
Section 6: Applying for a Actuary Jobs and Offers (Part 1)
Applying for a Job: Introduction, Resumes and Application Forms
00:51
02:25

This lecture will discuss the first step in applying for a job: gathering information.

04:02

This lecture will discuss the succeeding steps in applying for a job: choosing a format and cover letters.

04:42

This lecture will discuss the succeeding steps in applying for a job: tips for writing an effective resume.

01:42

This lecture will discuss the ways in preparing for a job interview.

07:47

This lecture will discuss the different ways in acing the job interview.

Quiz Five
5 questions
Section 7: Applying for a Actuary Jobs and Offers (Part 2)
09:05

This lecture will discuss on evaluating a job offer.

Quiz Six
5 questions
Section 8: Course Resources
Glossary of Terms
7 pages
6 pages

This PDF file contains all the answers to all the quizzes in each section of this course.

00:35

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