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Don’t Wait Until the Next Big Storm: Why Training Early is the Right Choice for New Independent Claims Adjusters

Don’t Wait Until the Next Big Storm: Why Training Early is the Right Choice for New Independent Claims Adjusters

While it is an often-overlooked factor for most people, a good sense of timing is an important component for the early success of any aspiring independent claims adjuster. Many people who consider independent claims adjusting as a career tend to adopt a wait and see mentality even as the hurricane season approaches. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team and I are proud to be a continuing source of knowledge, guidance, and support for individuals seeking success in the claims industry.

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How Much Training Does an Independent Claims Adjuster Need to Succeed?

How Much Training Does an Independent Claims Adjuster Need to Succeed?

Quite a few people have asked the question: “what does it take to be a good independent claims adjuster?” throughout the years. While there are already a variety of articles on our blog covering different aspects of this question such as time management habits or which tools to keep handy, that doesn’t directly answer this popular question. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team and I have been helping people get ready for a successful career in the claims adjusting industry for years, and we know how important it can be to have a clear idea of what it takes to be successful.

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The Most Important Asset for a Successful Independent Claims Adjuster

The Most Important Asset for a Successful Independent Claims Adjuster

As many experts would tell you, setting aside time for personal activities regardless of your busy schedule is an important part of staying healthy and avoiding the burnout of an active lifestyle. For myself, I try to almost always start the day with a quiet time of reflection. Sometimes I find it difficult to do that because I want to start working and get things done, but I know how important it can be to slow down before picking up the pace. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team and I have spent years working with people to get them ready for a bright future as an independent claims adjuster, and I know how important it can be to maintain a focus on what matters most.

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Will COVID-19 Have an Impact on Our Current Coursework?

Will COVID-19 Have an Impact on Our Current Coursework?

As more and more states, counties, and cities struggle to adapt to the challenges presented by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) questions have started to arise about whether or not our online classes or training programs for new independent claims adjusters will be suspended. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team and I have spent years supporting people on their path towards becoming successful claims adjusters through our highly effective training process, and best of all, the services we offer are completely online.

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Important Advice for Your Claims Adjuster Tools

Important Advice for Your Claims Adjuster Tools

One of the most common questions that students ask while preparing for their career as an independent claims adjuster is what will it take to achieve the most success and profit. The formula for a successful career as a claims adjuster is very simple: more closed claims means more money earned. It all depends on your ability to work quickly, efficiently and accurately to resolve the maximum number of claims. The time you spend finding the answer to a question or returning to Xactimate and fixing missing entries or adding forgotten images is time spent not closing a claim and not making money. This is where your personal tools come in. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX my team and I have spent years helping a growing number of individuals prepare themselves for success as independent claims adjusters, and we recognize just how important it can be to pay close attention to your tools.

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Bridging the Gap Between Roofing Contractors and Claims Adjusters

Bridging the Gap Between Roofing Contractors and Claims Adjusters

For anyone who owns a home or business, a constant source of worry is the concern of when (and how) their roof might be in a situation that requires immediate repair or replacement. Whether this problem is a result of the age of the structure and roof itself or a consequence of a severe weather event or other unexpected disasters, the result is the same. The roof will need to be taken care of as quickly as possible for both safety and comfort reasons, and it can be an intimidating process for most people. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team and I have been using our industry and hands-on experience for years to help people prepare themselves to succeed as independent insurance claims adjusters, and we know just how important it can be to have the right knowledge to communicate effectively with roofing contractors.

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Preparing for Powerful Weather Events in Texas as an Independent Claims Adjuster

Preparing for Powerful Weather Events in Texas as an Independent Claims Adjuster

As more and more severe weather events occur each year, the demand for insurance claims adjusters continues to rise. While many people are looking at becoming a claims adjuster as a way to break free of the typical 9 to 5 schedule and increase their income possibilities, not everyone is prepared for the challenges and difficulties of being deployed to an area that has been hit hard by a storm. As an independent claims adjuster, being able to navigate unstable structures and accurately assess damage comes with the territory. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team and I have spent more than a decade arming new claims adjusters with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in this exciting career through our online training process.

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How Drones can Make the Claims Adjusting Process Easier than Ever Before

How Drones can Make the Claims Adjusting Process Easier than Ever Before

As more and more severe weather events occur each year, the demand for insurance claims adjusters continues to rise. While many people are looking at becoming a claims adjuster as a way to break free of the typical 9 to 5 schedule and increase their income possibilities, not everyone is prepared for the challenges and difficulties of being deployed to an area that has been hit hard by a storm. As an independent claims adjuster, being able to navigate unstable structures and accurately assess damage comes with the territory. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team and I have spent more than a decade arming new claims adjusters with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in this exciting career through our online training process.

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Storm Specific Orientations for CAT Adjusters: Know What to Expect

Storm Specific Orientations for CAT Adjusters: Know What to Expect

Before you are given your list of claim files during your initial deployment for a storm, most adjuster firms will spend some time going through an orientation for the specifics of the weather event to prepare their troops for their upcoming workload while discussing any potential situations they may need to address. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team of experienced claims adjusting trainers and I have spent years working with many individuals to give them the knowledge and resources they need to be successful out in the field as an independent claims adjuster.

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How New Claims Adjusters Can Get a Head Start on a New Year

How New Claims Adjusters Can Get a Head Start on a New Year

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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