How Being a Business person with Technical Skills Leads to Success! (Tahir Qadir)

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Tahir Qadir works as a retirement actuary at a consulting firm. He has five years of experience and recently became a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries on the Quantitative Finance and Investment track.

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Guiding Quote to Success

Successful actuaries think of themselves as business people with technical skills, and not the other way around.

Inspiration to Become an Actuary

Using math and problem solving skills daily on the job was something he needed to be happy in his profession.

Greatest Professional Success

Getting promoted multiple times by working hard, staying organized, and building trust of others.

Most Impactful College Activity

Taking a Public Speaking class: Being able to communicate complex results results in a non-technical way is key to success as an actuary.

Stellar Exam Strategy

Make sure you hit the suggested study hours (generally 100 hours per hours of exam) – There’s no shortcut to this!

Landing an Actuarial Job

Differentiate yourself in interviews by making the most of the questions you ask. The questions you ask give additional insight into who you are.

Making the Connection

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