Commercial Property Claims Representative (Male, Age 40) in Pleasant Hill, NY
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Commercial Property Claims Representative|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||Pleasant Hill, NY|
|Years Experience||15 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Table of Contents
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
large property and casualty insurer.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Investigation, determine coverage and damages for property claims submitted against commercial property policies
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Pension, 401k, 6weeks vacation, medical, life, vision, disability
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes, on a team of terrific co workers.
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Office, is nice, modern, clean, good facilties, covered parking
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 7
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||arrive, get computer on, check emails. prepare schedule for the day|
|8am to 9am||Review mail that has come in. Work pending mail down preparing estimates of damages and how much to pay on certain claims.|
|9am to 10am||Call insured’s|
1. settle claims
2. follow ups to check on the status of pending mail
|10am to 11am||Review new claims received for the morning, Set them on our system and make calls out on those claims.|
|11am to 12pm||lunch|
|12pm to 1pm||Continue to monitor new mail, return voicemails, call on any new claims|
|1pm to 2pm||take a break, head to the wellness center for a break|
|2pm to 3pm||Continue to monitor new mail, return voicemails, call on any new claims|
|3pm to 4pm||Continue to monitor new mail, return voicemails, call on any new claims|
|4pm to 5pm|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
Well known local company
What was the application process?
Application and resume,
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, one interview. standard interview questions (tell us one success and one failure etc). turned interview into more casual conversation.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, much on site training
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
contstruction, people skills, computer skills
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, basic learning skills
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Apply at an insurance company. Have a background in some construction work. Know how to deal with people and work efficiently
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Construction, computer, communication
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, good stable job, plenty of work, little to no chance of losing job
What are your current career goals?
management in distant future
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
is a good stable job
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Personal Proprty Adjuster||10 years||50000||handled property claims for Personal lines poliies|
|Prior Job 2||assistant mgr||2 years||18000||assistant shift manager with grocery store|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.5
|3.2||Iowa State University||Exercise Science|
|Graduate or Professional|
(Masters or Doctorate)
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