Tag Archives: AFA Updates

AF Offers Different Opinion with New Brand

Have you been following our social media pages the past few days? Have you been anxiously waiting to see and hear about our big news? Well, the day is here! Today we roll out our new brand, American Fidelity, a ...

AF Colleagues Donate Blood

Last week American Fidelity Colleagues donated blood at our blood drive right here at the office. AF partners with the Oklahoma Blood Institute five times a year to allow our Colleagues to easily and quickly donate. We’ve been hosting blood ...

Charity Day Helps Fellow Colleagues

Colleagues donate $2 per month to support a wide variety of charities in exchange for casual Fridays. In January, money was collected for a fund that helps Colleagues in need. The 2016 Charity Day program kicked off last week with donations ...

AF New Hires

Our recruiters have kicked off 2016 hiring 12 new Colleagues for our AF team. Help me welcome our newest Colleagues! Kait Brown: Customer Engagement Chelsea Cobb: Customer Engagement Cato Ellis: ISD Services Karen Hassett: Sales Ashlee Johnson: Customer Engagement Sedgha Khorsandnia: Billing Zech Lee: Benefits David McNair-Ajzenman: Sales Brian ...

2016 Career Fairs

A new busy career fair season is about to kick off this February, and with it comes multiple opportunities for students and job seekers to network and explore different professional options. Career fairs let students easily meet with representatives from many ...

2016 at a Glance

2015 was a wonderful year for us here at American Fidelity, filled with friends, food and fun events. We’re already getting excited about all the cool things coming our way in 2016. Here’s a quick look at just a few of ...

Best of Inside AF 2015 – Part 2

Check out more of our top posts from 2015 and then let us know what you’d like to see on the blog in 2016 by commenting on this post! Day in the Life – Enterprise Information Management One of our newest and ...

Best of Inside AF 2015 – Part 1

As we wrap up 2015 at American Fidelity, we want to share our top blog posts from the year. The next two weeks will give you a recap with tips from our recruiters, a glimpse into different areas of our ...

AF Colleague Motivated to Live Smart

Do your heroes motivate you to be a better version of yourself? For one of American Fidelity’s Group Product Management Colleagues, that’s what Mr. Rogers and the Ultimate Warrior have done! Lee Lerner’s two childhood heroes have inspired him to be ...

Colleagues Support Charity Donations

Our Colleagues are a generous group, and they support a wide range of organizations that help locally, nationally and around the globe. Each year, Colleagues are invited to nominate their favorite charities to receive charity donations for one month in the ...

Celebrating Service at AF

Did you know that the average tenure of an American Fidelity Colleague is more than 10 years? We celebrate our Colleagues who choose to stay with us at their 3, 5, 10, 15 plus years of service (in increments of ...

New Hires at AF

When things get busy around the holidays, you might think that not as many people are job searching and not as many jobs are actually open. While that may be true to some extent, American Fidelity is still hiring; in ...

What’s Happening at American Fidelity

The holidays are upon us and that means it’s a busy time for everyone. From work to family gatherings and school functions to cooking, life is busy. At American Fidelity we want to help make things a little easier for ...

AF Supports Jubilee Partners

This Friday American Fidelity Colleagues will be wearing our green “chari-tee” shirts and all proceeds from our November charity day will go to Jubilee Partners. Jubilee Partners supports local, urban youth by providing them with opportunities to further their education, develop ...

AF Company Store Showcase

Just yesterday our Colleagues had the opportunity to get great deals from our Company Store. American Fidelity’s Company Store is an online platform that our Colleagues can use to order various office supplies, clothing, cups that can be used in ...

Most Common Job Types at AF

At American Fidelity we have a variety of job types. From administrative support to software developers, our Colleagues fill a wide range of positions and responsibilities! Check out the infographic below to see some of our most popular job types and ...

New Hires at AF

Over the past month 20 new faces have joined us at American Fidelity. American Fidelity Educational Services (AFES) hired four new account managers and two senior account managers while the Association Worksite Division (AWD) has one new account manager. At ...

AF Field Colleague Lives Smart

At American Fidelity it’s not just our Home Office Colleagues getting recognized for leading a healthy lifestyle, our field Colleagues make great strides too! “I’m not getting any younger, so I might as well,” that’s all it took for American Fidelity ...

Hot Jobs in Enrollment Solutions and Sales Support

This week’s hot jobs are in enrollment solutions and sales support. Learn more, apply now or share with your network. Full Benefit Enrollment Manager Do you have a strong background in benefit administration, enrollment and analysis? American Fidelity is hiring a full ...

AF Colleagues Support Wonderfully Made Foundation

On Friday AF Colleagues will be sporting their green “chari-tee” shirts in support of our monthly Charity Day. Each month Colleagues have the opportunity to donate to the sponsored charity. Those who donate may wear their special T-shirts showing they ...

Colleagues to Hear from Senior Leadership

Twice a year, senior leaders from American Fidelity take the time to meet with Colleagues to talk about major projects and answer any questions. Five nearly identical meetings – called Colleague Connection – are planned next week to ensure Colleagues understand ...

Celebrating Customer Service at AF

At American Fidelity we take pride in serving our Customers each and every day. All last week we celebrated Customer Service Week. As a Company we kicked off a new Colleague recognition program called High 5 and everyone had opportunities ...

Ask a Recruiter I Customer Service at AF

In honor of Customer Service Week at American Fidelity, I thought it would be a great time to give you a glimpse into some of our different Customer-facing positions by hearing from Colleagues in each of the areas! Hear from Claims ...

Training Opportunities at AF

American Fidelity has a Corporate Training team that works to maximize the knowledge, skills and abilities of our Colleagues. Our team is committed to supporting the continued growth and development of one of our most valuable resources – our Colleagues! This ...

AF Colleagues Prepare to Get Active 365

Last week about 200 of our Colleagues attended kick-off parties for our Active 365 pilot program. The program was opened up to the first 200 Colleagues who signed up and will last for a full year. Participants each received a free ...

American Fidelity New Hires

So far throughout the month of September our recruiters have hired for 24 open positions! We have six new interns and six full-time Colleagues at our Home Office and 12 new field Colleagues across the nation. Welcome our newest team members! Akash ...

Good Eats at AFA

As fall approaches, we’re inching closer and closer to fully transitioning into our new Home Office location in Oklahoma City. With the move comes modernized office space, the latest and greatest technology and a killer view of the city. While all ...

Family Event Features Charities

  Each fall, we get together one Saturday with our families to have a little fun and spend some time together outside of the office. For the last two years, our family event – known as Famboree – has taken place on ...

AF Colleague Living Smart

About a year and a half ago American Fidelity Colleague Tiffany Lindsey decided she couldn’t ignore her poor health any longer. Feeling uncomfortable in her own skin, she was fed up and ready to get her body back. Tiffany started her ...

United Way Awareness Days at AF

At American Fidelity, we wrapped up our United Way campaign exceeding our donation goal of $485,000. This year, we want to make sure our Colleagues continue to think about the United Way and the agencies that help our local community. To ...

Ask a Recruiter: AF Abbreviations

Have you ever looked at job openings that have abbreviations that you just don’t understand? We’ve recently heard from candidates that some of American Fidelity’s job postings have abbreviations just like this. We’ve put together a listing of abbreviations to ...

American Fidelity Colleague Recognized for Wellness Journey

Jason Gilkey is one of American Fidelity’s Information Systems Division (ISD) Test Automation Colleagues and he is dedicated to leading a healthy life. Because of his dedication, Jason has been recognized as American Fidelity’s 2015 Live Smart Achievement Award winner. Jason ...

Process Improvement at AF

At American Fidelity we continually look for ways to improve our process and our work. Whether it’s through a specific system or Colleague training, we are focused on providing the best experience we can for our Customers. One of the best ...

New Hires at AFA

In the past month we have hired 26 new Colleagues and a large number of those are field Colleagues. Two of those have joined our Associate Worksite Division (AWD) and 15 are part of American Fidelity Educational Services (AFES). The ...

AF Sponsors Teacher of the Year Celebration

One of the things I enjoy most about my job is the opportunity to represent American Fidelity during events that honor educators. This week, I got to head to the state fairgrounds where a dozen of the state’s best and ...

Colleagues Get Discounted Fair Tickets

If you’ve been following us on our blog or other social media channels then you’ve probably heard about the great opportunities our Colleagues have to purchase discounted tickets to the movies, theme parks and more right here at work. This time ...

AF Colleague Living Smart

Database administrator, Mounir Berrada, is thankful to work for American Fidelity where he can exercise and reach his health and wellness goals with fellow Colleagues and AFA resources. “The availability of the fitness center and grill, the price, the trainers and ...

AFA Exceeds United Way Donation Goal

American Fidelity wrapped up our United Way campaign last week and we exceeded our Company goal of $485,000! Our campaign started with the Pacesetter Games at our new Home Office location and early bird agency tours. During the campaign our Colleagues ...

Back to School Signals Busy Season

As kids throughout the country head back to the classrooms, the season also gears up for many of our Colleagues. Since educators comprise our largest group of Customers, back to school means our account representatives are helping the teachers and support ...

AF Leaders Sharpen Skills

American Fidelity takes a vested interest in our Colleagues and their professional development, including our leaders. The Company understands the importance of developing our leaders to be better tomorrow than they are today, for our Customers, our Colleagues and our Company. Just ...

AFA and United Way

Our United Way campaign officially kicked off last Thursday and will run through Aug. 7. Prior to the start of the campaign, our Colleagues participated in the Pacesetter Games and went on early bird agency tours. Last week we held our ...

Hearing from AFA Colleagues: Charitable Work

We talk a lot about the various charitable activities AFA participates in as a Company and with our Colleagues, but we don’t often get to talk about the things our Colleagues do within their individual departments. So, we’ve asked our Colleagues ...

Moving Along, Giving Colleagues Options

American Fidelity’s Financial Management Services (FMS) division is preparing for their big move to our 9000 Broadway location next week! These Colleagues have been preparing by cleaning up their areas and packing their things. In past posts I’ve talked about how ...

36 New Faces at AFA

It’s been another busy hiring month for American Fidelity recruiters – both at our Home Office and in the field. We have hired 20 new field Colleagues and 16 Home Office Colleagues. Five of our Home Office new hires have joined ...

Utilizing AF Resources to Live Smart

What motivates you to live healthy? For AF Colleague Shirley Brodersen it’s the feeling of fitness. “Clothes are more fun, I’m more motivated to get things done, I can complete my horse-related distance competitions more effectively and I sleep better,” Shirley ...

Supporting United Way of Central Oklahoma

At American Fidelity we are large supporters of the United Way of Central Oklahoma. Not just the Company, but our Colleagues are dedicated to supporting as well. We kicked off our support of the United Way with the Pacesetter Games a ...

Living Smart, Winning Prizes

From mid-May through June AFA Colleagues participated in our Black Belt Bingo Wellness Challenge. Each quarter our wellness team develops a program to challenge our Colleagues to lead a healthy lifestyle in body and mind. Throughout the challenge our Colleagues were ...

Hot Jobs in Tech Support and COBRA Administration

Check out American Fidelity’s hot jobs this week in technical support and COBRA administration in Oklahoma City. Apply now or share with your friends! Tech Support Specialist Do you have a desire to work on special projects that include research, data gathering, ...

38 New Faces at AFA

Each month it seems we talk about how busy we’ve been recruiting the best of the best to join our AFA team, and this month is no different. In fact, the past month has been one of our biggest hiring ...

AFA Wellness Roundup

Each month at AFA our Colleagues receive a wellness digest called eSmarts. eSmarts is a roundup of wellness-related articles, a Colleague spotlight, reminders and resources that are available to our Colleagues. Check out what we covered this month. The Sitting Disease The ...

Hearing from AFA Colleagues: Welcoming and Inspiring

Last week we shared comments from our Colleagues about how American Fidelity cares and celebrates. This week, see what they have to say about being welcomed into a new position and workplace and how they feel our Company inspires them ...

Hearing from AFA Colleagues

At American Fidelity, we strive to be an Employer of Choice. Whether that’s through our benefits offerings, discount tickets, recognizing years of service, the on-site fitness center, etc. we want our Colleagues to enjoy working at AFA. We know there are ...

Challenging Colleagues to Live Smart

American Fidelity truly cares about our Colleagues and their health and well-being. From the on-site medical clinic to our fitness center and the discount tickets to our grill, the Company provides many things to help us lead a healthy, well-rounded ...

New Hires at AFA: Intern Season

The past month has been another busy one for American Fidelity recruiters. We’ve made 27 additions to our team, and nine of those are interns. Our newly hired interns are working in Customer Service, IT, Benefits, Talent Management and Corporate Management. ...

Spread the Word About AFA, Win a Summer Prize Package

We are underway with another recruiting referrals contest at AFA. The contest will last through May 26 and everyone can earn chances to win a summer prize package! All you have to do is interact with AFA on social media following ...

Ask a Recruiter: Top 8 Interview Questions

When preparing for an interview one thing you should do is go through a list of possible questions and make sure you’re prepared to answer. I talked with two of AFA’s recruiters to find out what their top interview questions ...

New Hires at AFA, Let’s Talk Field

Our team continues to grow across the nation! Over the past month we have added 24 new members to the American Fidelity team. Our Home Office in Oklahoma City has added 16 new Colleagues, while our field offices have eight ...

Tuition Reimbursement Program Surpasses $1M Mark

We’ve talked a lot about how our Company places an emphasis on ensuring that our Colleagues have the skills they need to serve our Customers and grow in their careers. That assertion is not just lip-service; in addition to the hundreds ...

Staying Connected

  One of the ways that our executives keep Colleagues engaged is by ensuring we all know what’s going on throughout the Company. Twice a year, our executives take time from their busy schedules to conduct town hall meetings, we call ...

Celebrating Black History Month

From jazz and literature to politics and civil rights, our state wouldn’t be as strong without the contributions of black leaders who contributed to our heritage. During February, we pause to reflect on how African Americans have helped shape our nation, ...

Charity Day Benefits Colleague Fund

When Colleagues wear jeans and T-shirts to work later this week, they will be supporting fellow Colleagues who have financial needs. Proceeds from the January charity day will be given to the Colleague Relief Fund. Started after the tornadoes in 2013 ...

Busy Year in Store for 2015

We are celebrating our 55th year in business in 2015, and we have many exciting projects on tap at American Fidelity. It seems the one that most excites our Colleagues is a big change. They can’t wait to move into our ...

AFA Helps Honor Teachers

Once a week during the school year, American Fidelity partners with Magic 104.1 to recognize a great teacher in our community. It’s a great opportunity to recognize heroes who have a huge impact on our future by shaping the lives of ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Moving Forward

Just about a year ago the first group of American Fidelity Colleagues started settling into their new workspaces at our new location, 9000 Broadway in Oklahoma City. A lot has happened since then, and I’m excited to share our progress ...

Best of Inside AFA 2014 – Part 2

Are you interested in working at American Fidelity, but want to know just a little bit more? Our top posts from 2014 will help with just that! CIO Helps New Tech Colleagues Share Feedback Starting a new job is exciting, but it ...

Best of Inside AFA 2014 – Part 1

Another year has come and is nearing the end. As we wrap up our year at AFA, we wanted to share our top blog posts from 2014. This recap will give you tips from our recruiters, give you an inside ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Celebrating 54 Years

Last week, on Dec. 1, American Fidelity Assurance Company turned 54 years old. As you probably know, we like to celebrate milestones and successes with our Colleagues with events like our annual Service Awards, Customer Service Week, Colleague Appreciation Week ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Thunder Prize Package Winners

At American Fidelity we like to reward those who help our recruiting efforts by telling their friends about our Company and open positions. A couple of weeks ago we held a contest on Facebook and Twitter to encourage everyone to ...

Staying Connected

  Twice a year, all of our Colleagues are invited to attend live town hall meetings with our senior leadership. The meetings, called Colleague Connection, provide a great opportunity for us to learn more about what’s going on throughout our Company.  Four ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Weekly Round-Up

If you’ve been following our blog, you probably know by this point that American Fidelity offers a variety of on-site perks to help make everyday life a little easier for our Colleagues. This week is a great example of our ...

AF Supports Colleagues’ Favorite Charities

American Fidelity Colleagues are generous with their time and with their money. Colleagues regularly support dozens of organizations throughout Oklahoma, the nation and even the world. Each fall, we have the chance to nominate our favorite charities to receive proceeds from ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Follow Us on Pinterest and Instagram!

Are you currently following AFA Careers on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn? If so, then you see updates from us each day on current job openings we have, tips from our recruiters and more about what’s going on at American Fidelity. Are ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Costume Contest, Prizes and Treats

Halloween is this Friday, and at AFA we can’t pass up the costumes and treats! On Friday our Colleagues are encouraged to wear business-appropriate costumes to work and participate in our costume contest. We will have an individual and a group ...

New Hires at AFA I Featuring a Para Actuary

Another month brings another 20 faces to the American Fidelity team. At our Home Office in Oklahoma City, we have 13 new Colleagues. The other seven new hires are working in field sales positions across the country. Each month we ...

Improving Leadership at AFA

At American Fidelity it’s important that our leaders are on the same page when it comes to leading Colleagues to meet our goals. Each year, supervisors are required to attend leadership training where they focus on best practices and improving ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Win a Thunder Prize Package

Do you want to win a pair of tickets to a Thunder game and a $100 gift card to KD’s restaurant? Help spread the word about American Fidelity and you could win! We want to encourage and reward anyone who helps ...

AFA Embraces ‘Employer of Choice’ Culture

Being an “employer of choice” is not a concept our Company takes lightly. It’s important enough to us that it’s one of our primary goals. Lately, we’ve been focusing on our core values and ensuring all of our Colleagues know what ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Customer Service Week

At American Fidelity we strive to provide top-notch Customer service to all of our Customers, internal and external. Our Colleagues work hard to serve our Customers each day, and we think they should be recognized for a job well done. To ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Wellness at Work

You probably know by now that American Fidelity truly cares about its Colleagues. From the perks and benefits to our fun events, the Company is dedicated to us. One way AFA shows its support of Colleagues is through our various ...

New Hires at AFA

Another month down and we’ve added 27 new faces to our team! American Fidelity’s field teams have a total of three new Colleagues. That means at our Home Office in Oklahoma City, we have 24 new hires and three of ...

AF President Living Smart, Making Strides

At American Fidelity we value our Colleagues health and well-being and we like to recognize them for living smart. That’s why we have things like the Live Smart Achievement Award. It’s great when our executives step up and start making changes ...

American Fidelity Helps Recognize Top Teachers

Many of American Fidelity’s Customers are educators, so we’re always excited when we get the opportunity to recognize some of the top talents in the profession. That was the case yesterday when the Oklahoma State Department of Education named the 2015 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Attend a Career Fair

Are you currently looking for a new or first-time job? Would you like it to be one that is more than just a paycheck? Do you want a position that you enjoy and allows you to help others? American Fidelity ...

Intern at American Fidelity

After graduating college and having had an internship opportunity with American Fidelity that turned into a full-time position, I have one piece of advice for all college students – at least participate in one internship opportunity while you’re in school. Internships ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Insure Your Love During Life Insurance Awareness Month

Do you know how your family members would pay the bills if something were to happen that took you away from them? Life insurance can provide someone with the chance to continue on with a clean financial slate in the ...

AFA Recognized by American Heart Association

American Fidelity believes in making sure our Colleagues have great perks, health and wellness benefits and more. AFA supports our Colleagues in reaching their wellness goals and wants to make it easier for Colleagues to make healthy choices daily. Because of ...

New Hires at AFA I Featuring an IT Colleague

Another month down and we’ve hired another 22 Colleagues to join our team. Seven new account reps have joined AFA and are already busy doing their part to help provide financial protection to those working in the education, auto, municipality ...

Celebrating Family Additions

One of the reasons I truly enjoy working at American Fidelity is the people - from Colleagues I work with every day to those that I just see in the halls. Here at AFA we aren’t just co-workers. We support ...

AFA Colleagues Go Back to School, Too

Yellow caution lights are flashing in school zones throughout Oklahoma City, and soon many other districts will follow suit. And while the kids are heading back to the classroom, about 40 American Fidelity Colleagues soon will be heading to our partner ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Designing Spaces, Empowering Colleagues

The past year has been an exciting one for American Fidelity Colleagues! We purchased a new building and have been working on the redesign and construction of each floor. We already have about 200 Colleagues working at our new location ...

AFA Implements New Volunteer Policy

Readers who follow Inside American Fidelity know that we’re a family owned Company that takes pride in being a strong corporate citizen. We don’t just talk, we take action. That’s why we’re so excited this week to announce a new volunteer ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Being a Lifesaver with United Way

One thing I love about American Fidelity is the Company’s dedication to our community. AFA supports local charities each month through our Charity Day program. Throughout the year we participate in campaigns to help raise awareness and donations for organizations ...

New Hires at AFA I Featuring a Customer Service Colleague

I’m excited to share that our Company just keeps growing! Not far behind last month, American Fidelity has hired 33 new Colleagues. Our sales force makes up almost half of these new hires, with 15 new faces joining our teams ...

Charity Proceeds Benefit Rainbow Girls

On the last Friday of each month, the halls of the Home Office are full of Colleagues sporting bright green “chari-tee” shirts. The shirts show support of the charity that will receive that month’s donations. Colleagues pay $2 a month ...

‘AFA Julie’ Retires

Since February, my Colleagues and I have been learning more about the retirement benefits offered by American Fidelity Assurance Company. We were introduced to an avatar, AFA Julie, and followed her representational career at the Company. Each month, we learned a ...

AFA Places Second in International Lean Competition

At AFA, we work hard to be efficient and are always looking for ways to improve. That focus paid off recently when we placed second at the International Lean Best Practices Awards presented by the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE). The ...

New Hires at AFA: Featuring an IT Colleague

Just like last month, it’s been a very busy time for American Fidelity recruiters. In the past month we have hired 40 new Colleagues! It’s great to see our Company growing and adding more Colleagues to help provide the best ...