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Top 10 Actuarial Associates Interview Questions
1. Why should we hire you?
Actuarial Associates
June 20th, 2014

Actuaries analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty. They use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to assess the risk that an event will occur and to help businesses and clients develop policies that minimize the cost of that risk.
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Actuarial Associates Interview Questions
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What is your greatest strength?
 
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My greatest strength is my ability to adapt to change. In my current role with Chase bank, changes in policy and procedure can occur almost daily. I'm constantly checking my email and our guidelines for updates and sometimes talk with coworkers to make sure that we are both informed on the latest policy.
 
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Why do you want a career as an actuarial associate?
 
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Have you ever been overloaded with work?
 
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Describe a situation where you had to make a quick decision.
 
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By providing examples, convince me that you can adapt to a wide variety of people, situations and environments.
 
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Are you able to cope with stressful situations?
 
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What made you choose a career as an actuarial associate?
 
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What motivates you to succeed?
 
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What was your biggest failure?
 
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Tell me about an accomplishment you are most proud of.
 
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I am very proud to have passed two actuarial exams. In the beginning, I didn't know if I would be successful, but quickly found it to a rewarding experience. I get enjoyment from studying the exam material and.
 
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What do you know about our organization?
 
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With an average employee tenure of ten years, Great American Insurance is a company that truly values its employees. They are a leader in a large number of specialty commercial insurance and annuity products.
 
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What is your greatest weakness?
 
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I sometimes get too preoccupied with the details at the expense of a timely solution. I'm learning that it is sometimes necessary to build up from first principles, but other times we should take some things as given to achieve a speedy solution.
 
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What do you feel is the most important skill an actuarial associate should possess?
 
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Being able to think independently and anticipate problems before they arise.
 
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