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Careers Advisory Service. AMS - PG. Accessing Careers Advice Career Development Programme Careers Information Final Year Strategy Sources of Vacancies.  451 3391.  www.hw.ac.uk/careers. Accessing Careers Advice. School talks & seminars. Careers Web Site. Information Room.

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Careers Advisory Service

AMS - PG

  • Accessing Careers Advice

  • Career Development Programme

  • Careers Information

  • Final Year Strategy

  • Sources of Vacancies

 451 3391

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Accessing Careers Advice

School talks & seminars

Careers Web Site

Information Room

Drop-in facility

Booked interview

 451 3391

 451 3391


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Careers Advisory Service

Careers Information Room

  • Career Planning – Computer Aided Guidance

  • Occupational Information

  • Employer Information

  • Further Study

  • Working Overseas

  • Voluntary Work

 451 3391

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Careers Advisory Service

Career Planning Programme

  • Applications and CVs

  • Succeed at Interview

  • Surviving Assessment Centres

  • Verbal, Numerical and Diagrammatic Aptitude Tests

  • Jobs Direct

    www.hw.ac.uk/careers/jobsdirect.php

 451 3391

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Careers Advisory Service

 451 3391

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Actuarial Jobs

Life & Pensions

  • Calculating premium rates

  • Bonus distribution

  • Calculating funding rates for pension schemes

  • Asset liability modelling

  • Product development

  • Profit testing

 451 3391

[email protected]

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Actuarial Jobs

General Insurance

  • Calculating premiums on e.g. motor insurance

  • Asset & liability modelling

    Actuarial Consultancy

  • Advising companies on pensions and employee benefits

 451 3391

[email protected]

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Actuarial Jobs

Government Actuary’s Department

  • e.g. National Insurance Superannuation schemes,demographics & health statistics

    Other Financial Organisations:

  • Chartered Accountants, Investment Banks, Pension Firms, Fund managers

 451 3391

[email protected]

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Related Numerate Jobs

  • Pensions manager

  • Underwriter/Loss Adjuster

  • Accountant

  • Tax Consultant/Inspector

  • Investment Analyst

  • Corporate/Investment Banking

  • Retail Banking

  • Building Societies

 451 3391

[email protected]

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Vacancy Sources

  • www.hw.ac.uk/careers/info/act_maths/menu.php

  • Institute of Actuaries Job List: www.actuaries.org.uk

  • www.insidecareers.co.uk

 451 3391

[email protected]

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Vacancy Sources

  • “The Actuary”: www.the-actuary.org.uk

  • JobsDirect: www.hw.ac.uk/careers

  • Employer Directories - Hobsons, Prospects, TARGET

  • Tutors/Lecturers

  • School Noticeboards

 451 3391

[email protected]

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Vacancy Sources

Recruitment agencies:

  • www.gaaps.com

  • www.darwinrhodes.com

  • www.hanover-search.com

  • www.acumen-resources.com

  • www.beanactauary.org

 451 3391

[email protected]

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Careers Advisory Service

PG Strategy

Autumn Term:

  • Focus on studies

  • Attend employer presentations

  • Attend Careers Skills sessions

  • HW/GAAPS Actuarial Careers Fair – 8th Nov

 451 3391

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Careers Advisory Service

HW/GAAPS Actuarial Careers Fair

8th November: Cedar Suite from 1.30

Scottish Widows; Prudential; Actuarial Profession; Watson Wyatt; Norwich Union; Aon Consulting; PWC; GAAPS International; Mercer HR Consulting; Standard Life; Hymans Robertson

 451 3391

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Careers Advisory Service

Career Strategy

Autumn Term:

  • Clarify ideas with a Careers Adviser

  • Go to Jobs Direct

  • Get hold of employer directories

  • Check your Careers notice boards

  • Beware of closing dates!

  • Start applying

 451 3391

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Required Graduate Skills

Top 10:

  • Commitment and drive

  • Motivation and enthusiasm

  • Team working

  • Oral communication

  • Flexibility and adaptability

  • Customer focus

  • Problem solving

  • Managing own learning and career

  • Commercial awareness

  • Planning and organising

  • Most difficult skills to find

  • Commercial awareness

  • Leadership

  • Risk taking / enterprise

  • Project management

  • Managing own learning

AGR Survey 2006


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2004/5 PG Destinations

Employed

Graduate Level

DLHE Survey

6 months after graduating

94.4%

83.3%

Still Seeking

Further

Study

5.6%

Other

0%

0%

 451 3391

 451 3391


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Careers Advisory Service

Your Next Step

  • Register with Jobs Direct

  • Collect employer directories

  • Identify potential companies/courses

  • Attend presentations

  • Update your CV and get it checked

  • CV Builder: www.hw.ac.uk/careers/cv.php

 451 3391

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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Careers Advisory Service

Careers Service

  • Located in Scott Russell Building

  • Enquiries to Room SR 1.13

  • Mon - Thursday 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

  • Close Friday at 4.00 p.m.

 451 3391

 www.hw.ac.uk/careers


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