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Actuarial Summer Internship 2018

The Raretec Actuarial Student Summer internship is now open.   We welcome enquiries from companies who may have suitable work for 2nd year actuarial students. These students are looking to gain practical experience of working in an office environment....

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Job Opening in the Raretec Team

We are looking for an individual to join the team as a recruitment Assistant/Recruitment Consultant. This role is a varied position which involves working closely with a senior recruiter to assist them with their day to day duties. In turn the senior recruiter will...

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Are you ready?

Many of us think of changing job, or even career, at this time of year.  The key to making a successful change is to make sure you have really thought things through properly.    Well, you managed to survive blue Monday (or blue week depending on what articles you...

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Time to make a career move?

Christmas is now a distant memory and 2018 is truly on its way. Today is known as Blue Monday and is supposedly the day when those of you who are dissatisfied with your current career choice make the decision to start looking for something new. Why no one talks about...

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Raretec 2017 Christmas Charity Draw

Thank you to all who participated in the Raretec Christmas draw.  We were delighted with the response and each person who responded increased the donation by 1 euro.  When we added it all up we were able to send the Dublin Simon Community €2000.00.  The lucky winners...

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Irish Actuarial Market Developments Q3 2017

While this is usually considered as a relatively quiet time of the year for the Irish Actuarial market, we have found that it has been busy right through the summer with no sign of slowing down. This goes in hand with the Irish economy continuing to do well and also...

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The Updated Actuarial Qualification Scheme – Part 1

The updated Actuarial Qualification Scheme starts to take effect in 2017. The first batch of trainee actuaries going through the new CP exams in the coming months. This will be implemented from this year and throughout 2018 and 2019. Following the announcement of...

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Head of Actuarial Function (HOAF)

During the course of 2016 the role of Head of Actuarial Function (HOAF) was introduced effectively replacing the role of Signing Actuary and Appointed Actuary.  One year on individuals have settled into their roles and have completed the first round of reporting...

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Guide to the 2017 Actuarial Study Scheme