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Actuaries in Ireland: 5 Things to Know

5 THINGS ACTUARIES RELOCATING TO IRELAND SHOULD KNOWActuaries in Ireland play a significant role in managing the financial well-being of people, organisations, economies and society. It comes as a surprise to many, outside Ireland, to hear that the Republic of Ireland has such a large membership (currently over 1,000 fellows), given our modest population of only 4.8 million. If you are an actuary considering moving to Ireland, below are 5 things you should know about actuaries in Ireland.1. Actuaries in Ireland have their own actuarial societyThe Society of Actuaries in Ireland was established in 1972, when only 17 actuaries lived in Ireland. [...]

By |April 9th, 2020|Categories: Acumen Blog|Comments Off on Actuaries in Ireland: 5 Things to Know

Actuary Jobs Dublin: Helping you find an actuarial job

What Is An Actuary Anyway? There is no single definition regarding what an actuary is. Actuaries have been described as financial fortune tellers, business mathematicians, data inspired professional problem solvers, business statisticians and financial astrologers. In a recent popular LinkedIn discussion there was a strong level of agreement with the version put forward by the Society of Actuaries in Ireland: "An actuary is a professional with a skill set to use numbers to make judgments about the future." Whatever definition we use, it's clear that actuaries are professionals with an aptitude towards mathematics and a strong propensity to use their [...]

By |November 12th, 2019|Categories: Acumen Blog|Comments Off on Actuary Jobs Dublin: Helping you find an actuarial job

Actuarial Recruitment Dublin – What’s the Best Kind of Recruitment Firm for Actuaries?

When searching for an actuarial job, many actuaries will enlist the help of a recruitment firm. This option typically involves less stress, is less time-consuming, and has a high success rate. The question then arises - if you are an actuary in Dublin, what's the best kind of actuarial recruitment firm for you? First, it makes immense sense to be selective with the recruitment firm you entrust with your future actuarial career. This is a very significant point in your actuarial career. You shouldn't just choose any firm if you want to maximise your chances of a favourable result. Instead, [...]

By |August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Acumen Blog|Comments Off on Actuarial Recruitment Dublin – What’s the Best Kind of Recruitment Firm for Actuaries?

Actuary Jobs Dublin – How to Land the Right One

It's challenging to land the right job, especially for specialised fields like actuarial science. However, do not despair. Whilst it may be difficult, it is not impossible to get an actuary job in Dublin, or further afield in Ireland, that meets your needs and wants. So, how do you make it happen? Know What the “Right Actuary Job” Means to You You need to start with yourself and lay the groundwork. First, define what the right actuarial job means to you. You need to make sure you truly know yourself so you understand what will make you happy and fulfilled [...]

By |July 30th, 2019|Categories: Acumen Blog|Comments Off on Actuary Jobs Dublin – How to Land the Right One

Actuary Salary & Actuarial Salary Survey

In this article, we examine aspects of an actuary's salary and highlight our actuarial salary survey. Actuaries are well known for working in a highly paid lucrative field. Salaries are, of course, driven by supply and demand factors. Traditionally the actuarial profession has had strong demand and reasonably limited supply (e.g. due to the lengthy exam process and difficulty in qualifying). These factors have combined to make an actuarial career a highly desirable option from a financial perspective. Actuarial Salary Progression Student actuaries, in Ireland, can expect a starting salary in excess of 30,000 euros. Of course, there is much [...]

By |July 25th, 2019|Categories: Acumen Blog|Comments Off on Actuary Salary & Actuarial Salary Survey

Success in Finding an Actuarial Job in Dublin, Ireland

Acumen Resources have been in the business of successfully placing actuaries in actuarial jobs in Dublin and more widely in Ireland for over 25 years now. How time flies when you are having fun! Having been in the actuarial recruitment world for so long there are a few things we have learnt along the way. We would like to share some of these below. 1. Networking matters (especially in the actuarial job market world in Ireland) They say it’s often not what you know, but rather who you know. The “who you know” concept may seem almost impure. Yet, the [...]

By |April 5th, 2019|Categories: Acumen Blog|Comments Off on Success in Finding an Actuarial Job in Dublin, Ireland
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March 9, 2020

Paul has an eye for talent. He is extremely professional, discreet and cut straight to the chase. Paul founded my limitations and guided me to improve and present the best foot forward. He is honest, caring and rational with his advice. I would suggest everyone follow the guidance. Trust me with Acumen Resources you are in good hands at the end of the day. He knows what you want, and he will guide you to achieve him. Just believe in yourself and trust his guidance.


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Actuarial
March 15, 2020

Jenny really went above and beyond to understand what I was looking for and ended up getting the perfect job for me. She was always on hand for help and advice about interviews and she was also very honest which was incredibly helpful. I definitely recommend Jenny!

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