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6 Replies and 21916 Views What certification should I get if any?  21916  6 Started by  Braden$2 From you old timers out there, I want a valued opinion on if any of these certifications pay off like, AIC, SCLA, CPCU, etc I was wondering if any of those would advance my career &160; To give you a little about my background. &160; I have 10yrs in the insurance industry. &160; Started right&160; out of high school right into an adjuster position with a small regional carrier. I was a multi line adjuster. I adjusted homes, cars, you name it. I did that for 4 years then got on with ...
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07/01/2011 10:12 PM
0 Replies and 4027 Views Cheapest way to attain Associate in Claims (AIC)?  4027  0 Started by  Braden$2 Does anyone have any recommendations on what to purchase or the cheapest way to obtain your AIC &160; I looked on their website and it seems like all the materials and test will run over $1000!
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06/28/2011 6:22 PM
1 Replies and 3459 Views Looking for help in Ks.  3459  1 Started by  steveouke I am thinking about a career change and I have considered both home inspection as well as claims adjuster. I&160;have gathered some information up on different training facilities both online and hands on. I&160;would like to get answers to a few questions I&160;have before I make a decision. Any help is appreciated. 1. Being in Kansas I am thinking that I should get a Texas license. What schools/training facilities do you guys suggest. 2. Once licensed I am concerned that work won't be the...
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04/27/2011 1:22 PM
2 Replies and 4774 Views AmFam Certification  4774  2 Started by  texican6 I am in need of a lead to a company that is offering AmFam certification training and testing soon. Thanks for any assistance offered. Ray
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by  JimGaryJump to last post
04/25/2011 5:59 PM
17 Replies and 23587 Views Certifications that will help get an adjuster deployed sooner!  23587  17 Started by  mjolly52 I am considering 3 additions to my adjusting abilities:&160; NFIP certification,&160; Certified HAAG roof inspector, and&160; Rope and Harness Certification.&160; Can anyone tell me ( in order of their value to vendors and carriers) which of these skills or certifications are the most valuable in making an adjuster more 'deploy-able'&160;
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
03/27/2011 2:30 PM
0 Replies and 6234 Views Real PFAS / Rope & Harness Certification Now Available  6234  0 Started by  Catsvstrained &160; &160;&160;&160;&160; At the request of several Insurance carriers and IA firms we (Property Claims Adjusters) now have the first (and only to date) PFAS (Personal Fall Arrest System &160;/ Rope & Harness) Training Operations Standards that has been established by ACRABAT the first (and only to date) professional organization to represent the risk management needs of those who must access high angle surfaces for inspection / assessment (non construction type) purposes. The prim...
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02/15/2011 7:54 AM
10 Replies and 6892 Views KMConDemand Special Announcement- Property Technical Certification I is now available January 2011  6892  10 Started by  Dimechimes I am releasing this announcement prepared by Colm Keenan who heads up the KMConDemand program (the online training division of Crawford and Co) announcing the release of the Property Technical Certification I program for all claims personnel in the P&160;&&160;C&160;industry. I have participated on the committee and watched this program through stringent development progress and participation across the board by insurance company claim executives. To read the full announcement here is a l...
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by  DimechimesJump to last post
02/11/2011 7:02 PM
6 Replies and 3441 Views ceTracking  3441  6 Started by Interested in feedback:&160; We are developing an&160;online program that tracks your CE&160;&91;from any provider&93; against the state board requirements.&160;&160;Additionally, the&160;program would track multiple licenses and also allow you to upload a&160;PDF&160;of your certificate&160;and maintain it in an online database,&160;printable&160;at anytime.&160; Would like to hear feedback and suggested pricepoint&160;
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by  JimGaryJump to last post
01/17/2011 10:13 AM
1 Replies and 3595 Views No more excuses  3595  1 Started by  Ray Hall If all adjusters who want to work catastrophe losses do not take all parts and take the 'certification' test on all 3 parts of the above post, please do not ever call your self an professional again. This should have been done 10 years ago.
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by  Tim WienekeJump to last post
01/11/2011 7:34 PM
7 Replies and 7367 Views NFIP 2011 Adjuster Seminar Schedule  7367  7 Started by  host The 2011 Workshop schedule is out and has been posted on the Calendar and the NFIP Support Page. &160;
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by  Tim WienekeJump to last post
01/10/2011 9:57 PM
6 Replies and 4003 Views Certification Opportunities around Houston TX  4003  6 Started by  SEBSHEL &160;Hello All: I live and work in Houston TX in NW area, I have acquired SF certification in both Auto and Property, I have also gone thru the AllState &160;Property Eval with Pilot, I do plan to take few other certifications with Pilot and/or Worley like Am FAm and Liberty Mutual in both Auto and Property. I would like to know from experienced or seasoned adjusters, If there are any certification opportunities with other carriers or smaller outfits near Houston area,&160; As it is it tak...
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by  SEBSHELJump to last post
01/04/2011 9:53 AM
18 Replies and 6623 Views Good for new and old adjusters  6623  18 Started by  Ray Hall Property and Casualty Insurance Concepts Simplified. Just read the first three chapters and will order the $55.00 full 21 chapter 143 page copy in paperback.  this will add a lot of knowledge to become a true adjuster. Edit: By Roy removed the link which did not point to the correct location. 
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
12/28/2010 1:06 PM
30 Replies and 9239 Views Ask the Examiner  9239  30 Started by  Examiner
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Any adjusters out there who have either been frustrated with an examiner or can't seem to find common ground, I am giving you an opportunity to ask one anything you want. I am a file examiner for a large company.&160; Do to confidentiality I am not able to give out my real name. Questions about Xactimate, MSB and file requirements, ask away.&160; I realize that all examiners are not alike, but I can tell you what pushes their buttons and how you can get your files processed and approved much...
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
10/31/2010 10:37 PM
9 Replies and 6487 Views Training at Vale  6487  9 Started by  Soup Looking to take training at Vale it is very expensive , is it worth it
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
10/31/2010 10:12 PM
25 Replies and 16811 Views Pilot Catastrophes Evaluation Class??  16811  25 Started by  Omega87
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To those who have attended this evaluation class. What is involved with this class and what is it excatly do they test you on Thanks!
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
10/07/2010 11:34 AM
9 Replies and 3934 Views Best& quickest Online continuing ed  3934  9 Started by  Goldust &160; &160;I need to take a few more hours of continuing ed. What is the best online site to go to for ethics and other subjects. &160;
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by  GoldustJump to last post
09/29/2010 8:06 PM
3 Replies and 3317 Views A good definition of an IA  3317  3 Started by  Ray Hall Credit Barry Zelma. ex California adjuster and now coverage attorney for 35 years. ' The person knowledgable in insurance retained by the insuror for the purpose of assisting the insured in a provable&160; loss to the insuror. &160;Should insurance knowledge really apply the cat. adjuster world
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
09/24/2010 9:01 AM
16 Replies and 12286 Views Independent Claims Adjuster Apprentice Program  12286  16 Started by  CatAdjusterX Hello folks   Of many important topics discussed on most ADJUSTER related websites, the most common subject and easily the most 'contentious'  topic seems to be the mass exodus of individuals that have swelled our ranks long past the point of 'SATURATION'    We can almost trace this exodus to it's beginning as I myself came to this industry(along with many others) back in 2004 in response to the 4 hurricanes that made land...
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
09/13/2010 6:01 PM
9 Replies and 5897 Views anybody is CPCU around here?  5897  9 Started by  Olegred I passed my third test today, man, they are hard :)  How long did it take you to pass the whole deal
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09/10/2010 1:50 PM
4 Replies and 10182 Views State Farm Certification  10182  4 Started by  jdacree I just took my State Farm Cert, sponsered by Renfroes, in Ft Worth 2 weeks ago.  This class, according to the Renfroes instructors, was the first use of the REVISED IDL, and test.  The first testing on policy yielded a fail rate of 50.  Part of the problem was that the test contained a number of 'tree' coverage questions that were not covered in enough detail during the IDL, and required utilizing about 1/3 of the training time the next day to clarify.  Another area that wa...
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09/03/2010 8:37 PM
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