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Paternity Leave

Paternity Leave

It’s incredible to think that paternity leave legislation only came into force in Ireland in September 2016. The legislation states that fathers are entitled to two weeks’ state-funded paternity leave, provided they have the correct level of PRSI contributions. Prior...

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Parental Leave

Parental Leave

Parental leave legislation in Ireland was first implemented in 1998. The legislation enabled both parents to take up to 18 weeks’ unpaid leave for each child under the age of eight. As from September 1st, 2019, new, improved legislation has come into force. The new...

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Actuarial Exam Timetable – September 2019

Actuarial Exam Timetable – September 2019

This years September exam sitting for the actuarial exams begins on Tuesday the 17th of September. Wishing the very best of luck to all those sitting exams. We know this can be a very stressful time for student actuaries and we encourage you to stay calm, use...

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Some help to cope with actuarial exam stress

Some help to cope with actuarial exam stress

Some help to cope with actuarial exam stress When exam time comes around, actuarial students often talk about suffering from exam stress. Exam burn-out from the added pressure of exams on top of day to day work can take its toll.  Although individuals in the...

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Happy Easter – Actuarial  Update

Happy Easter – Actuarial Update

Happy Easter to all our actuarial and client contacts.  It’s not often that actuaries get some down time and we hope you all enjoy a well-deserved break over the long weekend! Perhaps now that reporting season and exam season is temporarily over it may be time to...

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To be or not to be a Chartered Actuary (CAct)

To be or not to be a Chartered Actuary (CAct)

The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in the UK has been engaged in a series of consultations during 2018 in respect of the role of Chartered Actuary (CAct).  These consultations continue with the last one in London just a few weeks ago.  The Chartered Actuary...

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Interview Skills for Student/Graduate Actuaries

Interview Skills for Student/Graduate Actuaries

Interviews can be a scary process for students and new graduates especially if it's your first professional interview. The key to success is directly related to a combination of preparing thoroughly and to the strength of your communications skills.   So how...

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CV Tips for Student/Graduate Actuaries

CV Tips for Student/Graduate Actuaries

If you are thinking of looking for your first actuarial job then the first thing you need to do is to create a clear CV.  At Raretec we are specialist recruiters to the actuarial field and so will instantly know what you offer.  However not all HR...

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Guide to the 2017 Actuarial Study Scheme