On today’s special edition of the Independent Adjuster Podcast Chris Stanley & Jeremy Shaw (along with 2 special guests) answer the #1 questions listeners have about creating their business as an independent adjuster. This is part 1 of a 3 part series called the “Ultimate Independent Adjuster Questions & Answers”.
Below is the questions answered on this podcast.
What is the most important skill set or talent needed to be successful in this industry?
What are the best routes to take entering the IA world when you don’t have the experience?
How do I transition from being a shop estimator to the ‘other side’…working for myself?
Is it best to start out gaining experience as a staff adjuster? If so, how quickly should we be able to go independent? Ie, what kind of experience and how much experience is enough to be a viable IA?
Do you need certification from a course, and a license from your state to start working as an adjuster?
What and how many licenses do I need?
What states require you to have an auto damage appraiser license?
What do I do after getting my adjusters license?
What is required to become an appraiser? Do I need schooling, certification? What insurance is required?
Initial steps to get started? The best way to transition from a staff adjuster to independent adjuster?
Will i know when i can quit my job and continue full time with my new career?