Skills & Experiences

Building Building
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Building on your insurance fundamentals, appraisal expertise and experiences to date
Core Skills
Negotiation; building strong relationships (e.g. loss control, claims, underwriting); initiative; multitasking; business communication; technical writing
Key Experiences
Evaluating insured property (eg. homes, buildings, art collections, equipment, vehicles) and preparing detailed reports based on findings; analyzing data (eg. past sales reports, title searches, engineering and alignment maps, certificates of authenticity, water and sewer plans, depreciation guides, location cost data and easements) to support determining replacement costs; managing increasingly more complex appraisals; assisting adjusters to find the most cost-effective claims solution (including total loss claims); supporting new product development and/or revision to wordings based on appraisal outcomes

Mastery MASTERY
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Transitioning to technical consultant / leader of a team of appraisers with increased autonomy and decision making power
Core Skills
Strategic thinking; operational leadership; change management; teaching/coaching; conflict management
Key Experiences
Providing expert assessment of insured property - including specialty or ‘high end’ files (eg. homes, building, art collections, equipment, vehicles, etc.); leveraging expertise to advise claims, loss control, brokers / agents, and underwriters on business practice; consulting on project teams, leading new product development, wordings, etc. based on appraisal outcomes; managing key accounts; developing capacity to transfer knowledge, provide counsel, and / or lead teams effectively