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Understanding the Challenges of Being an Independent Claims Adjuster

Understanding the Challenges of Being an Independent Claims Adjuster

Pursuing a career as an independent claims adjuster can cause some challenges that may not seem familiar or even relatable for anyone outside the industry. Working with a varied schedule presents its own challenges, but most claims adjusters just accept this as one of the facts of life when it comes to their role. The stress, volatility, and possible drama associated with dealing with homeowners can create several obstacles and challenges that most claims adjusters will need to be ready to overcome. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team and I have been working for years to give people the information and resources they need to succeed in the world of independent claims adjusting, and we’re always ready to work with you to make sure you have a solid understanding of your role before heading off to your first deployment.

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Staying Prepared: Important Advice for Every New Claims Adjuster

Staying Prepared: Important Advice for Every New Claims Adjuster

People that are new to the claims adjusting industry have sometimes reported that it can be hard to get their first “big break” in the field. In recent years though, the increased frequency of catastrophic weather events has created a real need for them to be hired in large numbers to meet sudden and extraordinary demands. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team of experienced independent claims adjuster trainers and I have spent years working with people to give them the tools and resources they need to succeed in this exciting career field.

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How to Avoid Insurance Fraud Concerns as a New Independent Claims Adjuster

How to Avoid Insurance Fraud Concerns as a New Independent Claims Adjuster

One of the hardest things for insurance agencies and claims adjusters to deal with is fraudulent claims. This is because insurance fraud is always a problem, and has a direct impact on the rates everyone deals with. Even if it isn’t your main role as a claims adjuster to uncover fraud, it still important to keep your eyes peeled for red flags while you’re on the job. As someone who has been in the insurance industry since 2008, I have developed a real talent for recognizing who is being truthful, who is trying to get away with a crime. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team and I have spent years giving people the tools and knowledge they need to succeed when starting out in the field of insurance claims adjusting, and we understand how important it is to recognize insurance fraud when handling a claim.

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Balancing Part-Time Claims Adjusting with A Full-Time Job

Balancing Part-Time Claims Adjusting with A Full-Time Job

After a turbulent year, all the floods, tornadoes, and storms of 2019 are finally in the rear-view mirror. For insurance claims adjusters, right now is the time to plan and prepare for another yearly cycle in insurance and disaster relief. The best way to be confident that you’re on the path to success as the new year rolls in is to be certain that all your ducks are in a row as quickly as possible.

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The Best Reasons to Start Your Journey Towards Becoming an Insurance Claims Adjuster

The Best Reasons to Start Your Journey Towards Becoming an Insurance Claims Adjuster

After a turbulent year, all the floods, tornadoes, and storms of 2019 are finally in the rear-view mirror. For insurance claims adjusters, right now is the time to plan and prepare for another yearly cycle in insurance and disaster relief. The best way to be confident that you’re on the path to success as the new year rolls in is to be certain that all your ducks are in a row as quickly as possible.

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Achieving Success on Your First Deployment as an Independent Claims Adjuster

Achieving Success on Your First Deployment as an Independent Claims Adjuster

When making your first steps into a new career as an insurance claims adjuster, one of the first (and biggest challenges) you’re likely going to face is how to effectively manage various aspects of your day during a CAT deployment following a big storm. A call for deployment can come unexpectedly, and as the weather shifts in the next few months, the chances of heading out to the location of a recent storm goes up.

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The Value of Putting Uncommon Effort Into Everyday Tasks

The Value of Putting Uncommon Effort Into Everyday Tasks

Let me start by saying that I still take the time to read through books whenever I get the chance. Taking the time to read and learn the stories of successful people can be a powerful tool for those of us determined to build our own success in life. A recent autobiography I read, “Quiet Strength” by Coach Tony Dungy left me thinking about a really meaningful statement that could be applied to many parts of life, including insurance claims adjusting. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team and I have been working with individuals hoping to enter the insurance claims industry for years, and we have always emphasized how important it can be to be effective at self-management when it comes to claims adjusting.

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