Flood Claims & New Adjusters

by – Jesse Gibson Let’s take a look at how the recent evolution of the industry’s approach to flood claims will benefit newly licensed claims adjusters and allow them the ease of entry and early success the industry has long been known for. The nation has taken some major steps over the past couple of […]

National Flood Insurance

    Should You Get Certified? The National Flood Insurance Program is the insurance arm of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). NIFP was created in conjunction with the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 following the devastation of Hurricane Betsy. Flood losses tend to be the most costly and widespread flood damage was crippling […]

Hurricane devastation creates careers!

  “Every cloud (hurricane) has a silver lining!” Regardless of the disaster, man made, geological or weather, there are those that profit in both the short and long term. Career opportunities in Insurance Claims Adjusting are created across the country with just one strong storm. The official Atlantic hurricane season runs from June through November. […]

STAFF ADJUSTERS & the Texas license

  Employee turnover is on the mind of every potential employer as they asses your resume. Training employees – Costs by Dollar Value. The costs to replace an employee vary by their earning level, so training costs also vary. The Sasha Corporation averaged the results of 15 studies that determined average costs to replace an […]

Staff Adjuster or Independent Adjuster

Life is full of choices requiring carefully considered decisions. A career change is loaded with such options and choices.  A hastened miscalculation could cost you dearly in the long run. In the world of Insurance Adjusting the main decision that needs to be made, is which type of Adjuster is the best fit for you… […]

All Lines or P&C???

Which course should I take? Want to be an Independent Insurance Claims Adjuster, but don’t know which course to take? Do you take the ALL LINES or the PROPERTY & CASUALTY course? Every new adjuster faces this dilemma, worried a wrong choice could negatively impact their career. Let’s first go over all of the many […]

Best vehicle for an Insurance Claims Adjuster?

Since there is no right or wrong answer, lets look at the different factors; Let’s start with, what is the most used vehicle in this business? Pickup truck. This is true with most construction related businesses. The Pickup reigns supreme! Status symbol? Pickup trucks are an important status symbol in most construction related fields. The […]

Hurricane Florence

So many adjusters and people interested in adjusting are disappointed that Hurricane Florence under performed! No one wants their fellow man to suffer, but every tragedy has a silver lining, and entire industries revolve around periodic ‘misfortune.’ A devastating hurricane event will provide months, if not years of adjuster employment. It is really not surprising, […]

Partnering

Many adjusters team up with a family member, friend or another adjuster to share the workload, increase efficiency and complete more claims. A partner enables you to divide the responsibilities and concentrate on assigned duties. For example, while one is taking measurements on the roof, the other can be downloading the measurements into Xactimate. Then […]

Becoming a Claims Adjuster just makes sense!

In looking for a job or choosing a career, we are told repeatedly to find something that we are passionate about and if we do, it will never be a “job.” I did that. I got into the music business and worked for the two largest Rock-N-Roll productions companies in the world – Showco out […]