December 14, 2012
Looking for something tangible to give to the special claims person in your life? Here are a few gift ideas from the editors at Claims Management.
Detecting lies and half-truths is all part of the job for adjusters and investigators. But what if you could test the accuracy of your instincts on some willing co-workers in the office? This real polygraph comes complete with a pulse finger clip, skin galvanization finger wraps, and breathing apparatus, and plugs into your computer’s USB drive.
The Claims Cookbook: A Guide to Culinary Job Satisfaction
Written by Carl Van and Laura Wimsatt, this cookbook has recipes for delicious meals—with a claims professional twist. Recipes include Boston “Claim” Chowder and “Roast De-duck-tible,” among many others. Each recipe comes with a humorous story to which any claims professional can relate.
Admiral FitzRoy’s Storm Glass
Invented in the 19th century by the famous sailor and meteorologist, this self-described “amazing and mysterious liquid and crystal-filled storm glass device” is used for predicting the weather up to two days in advance—the perfect gift for the independent catastrophe adjuster. Changes in the crystal formations indicate fair weather, rainy weather, thunderstorms, cloudy skies with snow, and even windy weather.