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16 Jul 2015

Ride Along

Greetings to all. I am looking to see if there are any adjusters (daily or otherwise) in the Dallas/Ft. Worth who would be interested in letting me ride long with them for a short period of time. I have looked at some older posts and realize...
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8 Apr 2015

Staff Adjuster Looking to go Independent

Hello Everyone, I have viewed these forums for years and am finally writing my first post. I have read through questions about staff adjusters vs. I/A's, and have found both to be informative. I realize that many of you have questions about...
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11 Apr 2014

Calling any Erie auto field adjuters

So I have been working as senior field auto adjuster for a large carrier for a little over three years now and am considering a switch to Erie Insurance. I like where am at now but i'm also interested to see if there is anything better out...
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6 Apr 2014

Thinking about a career change into claims

Hi Everyone, I am a 26 year old that has a strong background in construction. I have years of experience in residential remodeling and repairs. I graduated from college in 2009 with a degree in Technology Education (Bachelor of...
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8 Mar 2014

Criminal Background and Insurance adjusting in Texas

I am embarking on a new career path after years of alcoholism. I have a domestic violence conviction (Being drunk at home) and a deferred felony for injury to a child (spanking my 12 year old while drinking). I want to know if there is a chance...
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11 Nov 2013

Wanting to get into CAT adjusting

When I first got my License back in 2008. The whole reason I got my license was to one day work as a IA. Little bit about me I have worked for a couple of Carriers including Geico, Crawford & CO. and a few others and have worked as a Daily claim...
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5 Aug 2013

Ray's Book

Hi All, I am a new adjuster and after having read through numerous posts for beginners, I noticed Ray Hall kept making an offer that no one took him up on and also mentioned he was writing a book about adjusting. As he passed away before I got...
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2 Jun 2013

Question: OJT

Question received from a visitor via support@catadjuster.org;   I have been trying to get into the CAT adjuster industry for a while. My concern was to pay for all the training and then come home and no work.Is it at all possible to go OJT with...
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19 Mar 2013

Bad Credit Disqualify New Adjuster?

My credit was perfect until 2009, Then I was out of work for a while, and my credit record tanked bad.  I was 60,90, even 180 days late reported for a long time (years) before I caught up. Never defaulted on my mortgage or car loans but the...
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28 Oct 2012

Hurricane Sandy

What's your action plan?

I haven't seen anybody posting who they're on stand-by with.  I'm looking for 1st time deployment, anybody care to share any insight?

Thanks, and stay safe.

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7 Aug 2012

Have license...How do I get hired?

I took and passed the exam for becoming an adjuster last year. I do not have any experience in the insurance industry however and I am finding it hard to even get into it. Any advice?
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18 Apr 2010

Seven Newbie Questions

Subject: Seven Newbie Questions Description:   OK. Here I am. Just got my Georgia license (god, what a drag that was!) and ready to make millions   I've been in construcion for a few years (roofing estimator)  and dealt...
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18 Apr 2010

The Facts About Your First/Next Storm Claims Assignment

Subject: The Facts About Your First/Next Storm Claims Assignment Description:  ...  THE PRIMARY QUESTION: “ I have received my Adjuster’s license and completed the application process for several Independent firms...
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17 Apr 2010

Newbie Adjuster Advice

Subject: Newbie Adjuster Advice Description:  Greetings! My name is Zach and I recently got my GA adjusters license in August and I'm looking for a little advice on how to get started and get more involved in the industry. I know a...
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17 Apr 2010

Becoming an Adjuster

Subject: Becoming an Adjuster Description:  Came across something the other day that maybe has some relevance in this thread. "10 habits of Highly Effective Adjusters", it is on the web version of Claims Mag (August 2001), but...
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17 Apr 2010

Resumes: The Harsh Truth

Subject: Resumes: The Harsh Truth Description:  I generally lurk in the shadows on this site. I am posting without my name or company name as I am a principal with a nationwide cat company and prefer the security of anonymity for this...
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6 Apr 2010

Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition

Subject: Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition Description:   for Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and Investigators Provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Office of Occupational Statistics...
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6 Apr 2010

How to write a Resume.org

Subject: How to write a Resume.org Description:  Comments from the site: "Site offers free cover letter, thank you letter, and resume writing tips. Research how to write a resume, distribute your resume to hiring managers, and tips...
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6 Apr 2010

RESUME WRITING | How to write a masterpiece of a resume

Subject: RESUME WRITING | How to write a masterpiece of a resume Description:  Comments from the site; "Resume writing: How to write a resume that generates results. Free award-winning online guide to resume writing. Resume examples...
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3 Apr 2010

Resume / Training tips?

Subject: Resume / Training tips? Description:   A forum discussion that provides some Resume tips. URL: http://www.catadjuster.org/forum/tm.asp?m=22148
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24 Mar 2010

Repost- Couple of green questions

This is a Repost of a topic posted in one of our old "Getting Started" forums.

 

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16 Sep 2009

Newbie Adjuster Advice

Greetings! My name is Zach and I recently got my GA adjusters license in August and I'm looking for a little advice on how to get started and get more involved in the industry. I know a couple of independent adjusters here in Athens and they are...
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30 Aug 2009

Need help getting started as a CAT adjuster

 I am interested in becoming a CAT adjuster and need some pointers.  First off from reading the posts on this website it seems that attending an actual classroom is no better than just doing it online at home.  I want to get off on the right foot...
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3 Jun 2009

Little bit of advice

I am seeking a little bit of advice from some experienced adjusters. I currently sell Cadillacs and Hummers as everyone prolly knows the car business has not been the best. I have several friends that are adjusters and have done very well for...
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29 May 2009

The Facts About Your First/Next Storm Claims Assignment by CCS LLC

Hello, My name is Kevin Kramer and I am the owner of Catastrophe Career Specialties LLC (a storm claims training company located in Houston Tx) . I am posting this information today in response to several questions that  are asked of me quite...
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30 Jul 2008

Newbie Questions Experienced Guys Please Help

I am cutting and pasting this post by Alex which was posted on the Catastrophe Central Forums.  I moved it over here because of CADO's policy to post these types of questions only in the community forum.     Alex wrote:  OK. Here I am. Just got...
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6 Jun 2007

Typical Phases of Claim Pmt First 3 Years of an Adjuster's Career

Just a little insight to all new adjusters on what I have witnessed to be the progression of practice among new catastrophe adjusters in their first three years of claims work. Stage # 1:  Demonstrated during in the first twelve months of...
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31 Oct 2006

Repost: Just got 58 new claims, what do I do now?

First posted by Clayton Carr in the forum archive:  You can read the replies by clicking here and add your own replies if you wish to this thread. ---- Newt, here is a new thread for you or whoever else may be interested. Again, I...
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