Category: Ask a Recruiter

Ask a Recruiter I AFA’s Hiring Process

You’ve found a job you’re interested in, prepped your resume, filled out an application and hit submit. Now what? Once you’ve applied what happens next or how long will it be until you hear something? Then if you have a phone ...

Ask a Recruiter I Resume Tips

Are you job searching? Is your resume current and filled with the appropriate information? Do you know what you should and should not include on your resume? I sat down with AFA recruiters Kim Brecheen and Alejandra Campos to find ...

Ask a Recruiter I Finding an Internship

Have you thought about participating in an internship, or better yet a few of them? Internships are a great opportunity for you to figure out exactly what you could be doing in the real world. They help you decide if ...

Ask a Recruiter I Optimize Your Job Search

Have you been searching for a job, but having trouble finding the right position for you? Are you just starting your job search and unsure on where or how to actually get started? There are many avenues for job searchers ...

Ask a Recruiter I Basic Resume Tips

If you’re preparing to start searching for a job, or you’ve already started but aren’t having much luck getting past your initial resume submission, we’ve got some tips for you! I sat down with AFA recruiter Alejandra Campos to find ...

Ask a Recruiter I Hiring in IT

Recently I keep seeing new people in the American Fidelity halls that have a joined our IT department! Just last month we hired five full-time Colleagues and two new interns. So of course I have been wondering how many different ...

Ask a Recruiter I Customer Service Jobs

Are you interested in working in Customer Service at AFA, but aren’t really sure what you’d be doing? I sat down with Kristi Schweitzer, Benefits manager, to learn!  Kristi talks about the difference in a Customer Service Unit (CSU) adjuster ...

Ask a Recruiter I Want to Become a Corporate Trainer?

Have you been thinking about getting into the corporate training industry but aren’t sure if you have the right experience? You’re in luck! This month I decided to sit down with AFA’s Corporate Training team leader, David McLaughlin, to find out ...

Ask a Recruiter I Using Social Media in Your Job Search

In today’s world, we are more active than ever on social media. AFA recruiters are doing their part to keep up with the trend by finding great ways to recruit potential candidates through social media. Ever wonder how you can use ...

Ask a Recruiter I Basics for Working in IT

Each month I sit down with one of our recruiters and ask them questions from you, our readers. Sometimes candidates have more specific questions related to their specific job fields. So, this month I sat down with AFA’s vice president ...

Ask a Recruiter

            Each month we try and answer your questions about job interviews, resumes and more. We sit down with real American Fidelity recruiters and ask them to answer your questions on tape. Then, we share ...

Ask a Recruiter I Top Interview Questions

If you’re preparing for an interview, chances are you’re going through a set of questions you think might be asked. Wouldn’t you like to know from an actual recruiter what questions you should be prepared to answer in the first ...

Ask a Recruiter I Expectations of a Recruiter

When you’re preparing for an interview there are a lot of things you do. You pick out what you’ll wear, study questions that might be asked and try to prepare yourself as much as possible. But when you’re preparing wouldn’t ...

Ask a Recruiter I Finding a Culture Fit

At American Fidelity we have a unique culture and it’s important that the people we hire to join our team will be a good fit. So, how do our recruiters go about determining if a candidate is a good fit ...

Ask a Recruiter I Questions to Ask

When preparing for an interview, do you ever get so caught up in how you will answer questions that you forget you should think of a few questions you should ask your interviewer? I sat down with one of our ...

Ask a Recruiter I Phone Interviews

Phone interviews are an increasingly common way of screening candidates before asking them to come to an in-person interview. While many candidates prepare for in-person interviews, they don’t always know what to expect or how to prepare for a phone ...

Meet Our Recruiter

I am excited to announce that AFA has a new recruiter! Alejandra Campos joined us just six weeks ago as a recruiting specialist. She previously worked in the human resources department at Deaconess Hospital and was a member of the ...

Ask a Recruiter I Finding Passive Candidates

You aren’t job searching, but you aren’t against new opportunities if they come to you right? Shouldn’t you make sure you’re doing everything you can to sell yourself even when you aren’t trying to? I know that seems hard to ...

Ask a Recruiter I Time Off and Your Resume

Have you taken some time off from the workforce to stay home with your kids, travel or some other reason, but now you’re ready to jump back into a great job? If so, you might be unsure of how to ...

Ask a Recruiter I The Right Resume

Do you ever find yourself preparing your resume to submit with a job application and realize you are completely unsure if it is on the right track? Well I sat down with one of our recruiters to find out what ...

Ask a Recruiter I Finding the Ideal Teammate

At American Fidelity, teams generally work together to make the right choice in adding Colleagues to their departments. So, are you wondering exactly how do they do this? I sat down with AFA recruiter Kim Brecheen and asked her the ...

Ask a Recruiter I A Typical Work Day

It’s that time! Each month in our Ask a Recruiter column we feature answers to your questions for our recruiters. Ever wondered what recruiters do on a daily basis? Well, I sat down with American Fidelity’s workforce development and recruiting ...

Ask a Recruiter | Interview Tips

Ever want to get inside a recruiter’s head? Wonder how they make decisions on who to interview and who to hire? Now you can! (Well, not literally get inside their heads. That would be weird.) Once a month, we’ll answer your ...