Tag Archives: Job search

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 ...

AF Live Smart Spotlight

American Fidelity’s recruiting specialist Alejandra Wilson leads a healthy lifestyle through her eating and exercise habits and she uses AF resources to help! Alejandra began focusing on her eating habits just a few years ago and started with eating more “whole ...

Job Search Tips from AF

Are you getting ready to start the search for a new or first job? Looking for a job under any circumstance can be stressful. Where should you start, what are you looking for, how does your resume look? The list ...

Ask a Recruiter: Internship Opportunities

Are you well on your way to being a college graduate and feeling overwhelmed with the idea that you need experience to get any kind of job once you graduate? Start with an internship, and start with American Fidelity! Internships are ...

Resolve to Find a Better Job in 2016

If getting a better job at a Company that values its Colleagues is one of your new year’s resolutions, be sure to take a look at American Fidelity! Our Company offers great benefits and many options for advancement. One of our ...

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 ...

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 ...

Benefits Careers at American Fidelity

Our Benefits team processes claims and determines eligibility according to policies, rules and regulations. We’re always looking for benefits adjusters to join our team to better serve our Customers. The Benefits team as a whole consists of three main groups: the ...

Customer Service Careers at American Fidelity

Customer service is key at American Fidelity, which is why we’re always seeking talented professionals to join our team. Our Customer service teams work directly with Customers by processing billings and distributions, posting payments, establishing and maintaining account records, issuing contracts, ...

Five Holiday Job Search Tips

With November starting this weekend, we’re officially entering the holiday season. Job searching through the holidays can take some extra patience, but while everyone else is thinking about turkey and eggnog, you can stand out from the crowd with these ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

When Is It Time to Look for a New Job?

Are you filled with dread on Sunday evenings? Do you find yourself hitting the “snooze” button one too many times every morning? Are there a million other things you’d rather do than go to work? The Harvard Business Review recently published ...

Ask a Recruiter I Career Development at AFA

One of the great things about working at American Fidelity is the focus on career development. Our Company is dedicated to growing our Colleagues and helping us reach our goals. We have a career development specialist, Jamie Owings, on-site to give ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ask a Recruiter

As AFA recruiters, each month we answer questions posed by you and other potential AFA job candidates. We’ve reviewed resume tips, interviewing, internships, the job search in general and more. Check out some of our past Ask a Recruiter posts. Don’t ...

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 ...

Congratulate Our Recruiting Referral Contest Winners!

Referrals are one of the best ways for us to find great new Colleagues at American Fidelity, and we’re always looking for ways to get people excited about referring their friends and family to join our team. Back in May we ...

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. ...

What Do You Value at Work?

Did you know that we spend more waking hours at work than with our families? Wouldn’t you like to work somewhere that offers the things you value most? An article from HBR.org explains what high performers want at work. Here’s what, ...

What Font Should I Use on My Resume?

Putting together a resume seems like an easy enough task right? Just list my education, skills and employment history and I’m ready to go. And, I can make it reflect my personality through the font, right? No, believe it or not, ...

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 ...

Ask a Recruiter | 5 Job Search Tips for Upcoming Grads

Graduating from college is one of the most exciting and scariest times in life. The possibilities are vast but can be overwhelming, especially if you’re not sure where to start. While your classes hopefully prepared you to succeed in your ...

Hot Jobs in Benefits Consulting and Compensation

Check out American Fidelity’s hot jobs this week in benefits consulting and compensation. Apply now or share with your friends! Benefits Consultant Are you driven and focused and enjoy meeting new people and solving problems? If so and you have benefits ...

New Hires at AFA Featuring a Customer Service Specialist

  Angela A., Annuities Customer Service It’s always exciting to have new Colleagues join our AFA family. This month we welcomed 19 new faces, 10 to our Home Office in Oklahoma City and nine account managers who are stationed across the country. ...

Ask a Recruiter | Internships at AFA

Many soon-to-be college graduates often find themselves in the difficult position of getting their start in the real world professionally. Getting a foot in the door can be a daunting task, especially when many students still find themselves grappling with ...

A Day in the Life: Conference and Travel Management

One of our current jobs openings is for a conference and travel services manager, so I sat down with our VP of conference and travel management to learn about his department and what they’re looking for in an ideal candidate. Brett ...

Hot Jobs in Event Planning and Benefits

Check out American Fidelity’s hot jobs this week in event planning and benefits. Apply now or share with your friends! Travel and Conference Services Manager Do you have experience organizing corporate events and have the ability to travel extensively to world-wide destinations? ...

Ask a Recruiter | Game Changing Job Trends

Job hunting is competitive by nature, and the marketplace is shifting all the time. It’s important to take a step back every so often and make sure you’re using the most up-to-date job-seeking tools and applying a modern approach to ...

How do I apply at AFA?

We love using this blog to tell you about the many great career opportunities being offered by American Fidelity, but you may be asking yourself, “Where and how do I actually apply?” Let’s start from the beginning. Since you’re reading this, ...

Let Social Media Help You Find the Right Job

American Fidelity and other companies are turning to social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to assist in their recruiting and hiring efforts. As a job seeker, these sites can wire you directly into an ongoing stream of recruiting news ...

Ask a Recruiter I 2015 Hiring Trends

Do you think you might be job searching in 2015? Would you like to know what recruiters might be looking for and some of the trends that are expected for the year when it comes to hiring? I sat down ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Honoring Service from Three to 60 Years

Each December, American Fidelity recognizes Colleagues for their service to our Company. Just last week our Colleagues celebrating milestone anniversaries were honored for their dedication to our Customers and Company with the AFA Service Awards. Colleagues with three or five years ...

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 ...

AFA, Celebrating the Holiday Together

So, I’m sure you’ve heard the talk about American Fidelity being a family Company and having a culture that really makes our Colleagues feel like one big family. Well, as the holidays are a great time to spend with family, ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Books Are Fun Book Fair

As you’ve probably read, one of the great things about working for American Fidelity is how much they care about Colleagues and our families. From the on-site fitness center and medical clinic to the Colleague Assistance Program that is open ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Make Networking Work for You

If you’re looking for a job, you’ve probably been advised to network. But, it can be hard to know how to start, especially if you’re introverted or shy about asking others for help. Follow these tips to help you become ...

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 ...

Hot Jobs in Corporate Communications and Internal Audit

Check out American Fidelity’s hot jobs this week in corporate communications and internal audit in Oklahoma City. Apply now or share with your friends! Corporate Marketing and Communications Specialist Do you have experience in marketing, communications, branding or advertising? Do you enjoy ...

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 ...

Connect with AFA, Like Us, Follow Us!

When you’re looking for a new job, you want to learn as much as possible about the companies where you are applying. But other than checking out their websites and talking to any employees you may know, what can you ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hot Jobs in IT and Risk Management

Hot Jobs in IT and Risk Management Check out American Fidelity’s hot jobs this week in IT and risk management in Oklahoma City. Apply now or share with your friends! Technical Infrastructure Analyst Do you have experience with designing and supporting process workflow, ...

Job Search Tips for Recent Grads

So you’ve graduated from college; now what? If you haven’t landed a job yet, then I’m sure you’re spending a lot of time searching and applying, searching and applying again. I know, it seems never ending and it can be ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Colleague APPreciation Week

Anyone who has been following our blog has probably read about how much American Fidelity appreciates our Colleagues and likes to show thanks. Well this week is no different. We are applauding our Colleagues and their dedication to serving our ...

New Hires I Featuring a Talent Management Colleague

April was a huge month for recruiters at American Fidelity. We hired 36 new Colleagues and interns! Five of our new hires joined the American Fidelity Educational Services (AFES) division as account reps and three joined our Association Worksite Division ...

Join Our Talent Network

Despite being a recruiter, I’m not immune to the problems with the job application process. I know it’s frustrating to apply for a job and not hear back quickly or to really want to work for a specific company when ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Celebrating AFA Superheroes

Did you know today is National Superhero Day? At American Fidelity our Colleagues are dedicated to our Customers, and we like to thank these superheroes throughout the year. What better day to celebrate super Customer service than today! Colleagues dressed up ...

New Hires at AFA: Featuring a Customer Service Colleague

It’s time to welcome the newest faces to our American Fidelity team. The past month has been a big one for our field sales teams as they have added nine Colleagues between American Fidelity Educational Services (AFES) and the Association ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Internship Opportunities

Are you well on your way to college graduation? Have you already started looking for job opportunities? When I was in your shoes I noticed many jobs required some experience. So, I thought, how do I go about getting that ...

New Hires I Featuring a Customer Service Colleague

Since our last new hires post our recruiters have added 15 talented Colleagues to the American Fidelity team. Nine of these Colleagues are working in field sales with seven in our American Fidelity Educational Services (AFES) division and two in ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Fighting Fraud

Working for an insurance company, many of our Colleagues have access to our Customers’ personal information and it is our duty to protect them. One way we help our Colleagues stay updated on protecting our Customers is through our Fighting ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Hiring and Onboarding

American Fidelity recruiters are always busy looking for the right candidates to fill our job openings. It is very important that our Colleagues have a great start, from the time they begin the interview process to the time they attend ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Career Fairs

Are you looking for a job that has a lasting impact on customers? Do you want a chance to work with other top performers?  Do want a job that is more than just a paycheck? Our recruiters will be attending ...

New Hires

The past month has been busy for American Fidelity Home Office and field recruiters. We have a total of 23 new hires. Of those, 17 Colleagues joined the Home Office in Oklahoma City; American Fidelity Educational Services (AFES) division ...

Optimize Your Resume

I and the other recruiters at American Fidelity spend hours each week reviewing resumes to determine who to interview or pass along to a hiring manager. With all of those resumes coming in, we have to quickly evaluate each one ...

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 ...

Best of Inside AFA 2013 – Part 2

Looking for a fresh start in the new year? Our top posts from 2013 will help you in your job search, plus you’ll learn about what it’s like to work at American Fidelity. We hope you enjoy these posts and ...

Best of Inside AFA 2013 – Part 1

As 2013 draws to a close, we wanted to share our top blog posts for the year. These posts will help you learn more about life inside AFA. You’ll meet our recruiters, get their advice and see how we support ...

American Fidelity New Hires

The year is quickly coming to a close, but our recruiters still managed to add new talent to the American Fidelity team! This month we have a total of six new hires, and two interns who have moved to full-time ...

New Hires at AFA

Since we have a short week with the Thanksgiving holiday, I thought I could announce our most recent new hires a little early. Over the past month American Fidelity has hired 22 new Colleagues to help serve our Customers. In our ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Books Are Fun

This week American Fidelity Colleagues have the opportunity to purchase a variety of books right here at work. The Books Are Fun book fair will be here for our Colleagues to choose from more than 250 titles at great prices. Books ...

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 ...