Tag Archives: job interview tips

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 Following up After the Interview

You just had a job interview for a great position and you’re on top of the world with how well it went. So, what’s next? Do you just sit and wait until you hear something? No! Following up after an ...

How to Get Hired at American Fidelity

If you’re reading this blog, chances are you’re interested in working at American Fidelity. And while we can’t guarantee our readers will get hired, we can help you increase your odds by offering some insider advice. Familiarize yourself with American Fidelity ...

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 ...

Top Four Tips for Career Fair Success

I remember when my university held career fairs. The idea of going always felt overwhelming – all of those potential employers in one place, hours spent chatting with people from companies I may have never heard of, uncertainty about what ...

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 ...

Interviewing: Dress for Success

The first in-person job interview is your chance to make that lasting first impression and dressing for success plays a large role. When you’re preparing for an interview do you get stressed out about what you are going to wear? ...

AFA Career Day

One of the things I like most about American Fidelity is that the Company truly cares about Colleagues and their families. Just last week we had the opportunity to host 22 college and high school students who were either related ...

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 ...

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 ...

5 Interview Tips to Calm Your Nerves

Interviewing for a new job can be one of the most stressful experiences in your professional life. Don’t let your nerves make you miss out on your dream job. 5 Interview Tips to Calm Your Nerves Understand the hiring process. When the ...

7 Ways to Disqualify Yourself from a Job

I recently shared information from American Fidelity’s recruiters on what not to put on your resume. We decided to follow up and discuss other factors that quickly disqualify candidates during the job search. Here’s what we came up with: Having a ...

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 | 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 ...