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How to Master the Frasier Method (for reinsurance analysts)

Apr 26, 2017 9:10:02 AM / by Mindy Epstein posted in Reinsurance Analyst, Reinsurance

Growing up did you ever have a fear of something? Maybe it was the boogie monster under your bed, or a scary character from a movie – maybe it was even something your parents always said when you got in trouble. Was there one word, sound or action that always reminded you of this fear? My sister and I always knew we were in trouble whenever we heard the following words from our mother ‘girls, front and center!’. Every parent has their way!

But then you grow up and realize the monster under the bed was just in your imagination, the scary movie character was just that, a character and your parents – well let’s just say you mastered the art of getting out of trouble! Essentially, you conquered your fear by understanding it. So how does this relate to reinsurance?

Well if you are wondering how to strike fear during a reinsurance premium review: mention the word “Frasier”.

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[Reinsurance Career Series] What is a Reinsurance Analyst?

Mar 28, 2017 9:43:40 AM / by Sean Coombes posted in Reinsurance, Reinsurance Analyst, Career

In the words of Drake, if you are reading this, it’s too late ….. to deny that you probably googled ‘what is a reinsurance analyst?’ to get here. But that’s cool, no judging here. I may or may not have done the same before I started my career in reinsurance. In fact, I’m sure a lot of other millennials who currently have a career in reinsurance did the same. Why? Reinsurance is a more traditional industry so there is a lack of knowledge among our generation. BUT as my colleague pointed out – this industry is full of job opportunities for millennials. And if you are one of those curious millennials then you have indeed come to the right place. To kick-start our blog series on careers in reinsurance, I’ll share the ins and outs of my job as reinsurance analyst.

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