Tag Archives: Job search

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 ...

Five Tips for Job Search Success Using LinkedIn

At American Fidelity, we regularly use LinkedIn to search for job candidates, especially in hard-to-fill positions. As a job seeker, you can use LinkedIn as an online resume, to build your network and to attract recruiters to contact you! Follow ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Dining In

The cold, windy and rainy times are upon us and I don’t know about you, but those are times I do not want to go outside until it’s time to head home. That’s why I love having the All-American Grill ...

Happy Halloween I AFA Activities

The day of treats, costumes and spooky happenings has arrived and we are ready to celebrate. Here at American Fidelity we work hard every day, and the Company recognizes that by rewarding us with many small events throughout the year ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Continuing Education in the Workplace

Have you been thinking about going back to school just for a few courses, or to finish your degree but you just don’t have the time? I know some of our Colleagues have this problem, but American Fidelity is here ...

New Hires at AFA

October has been another busy month for our recruiters, as we have added 20 new members to our American Fidelity team. Ready to serve the education industry, we have six new account reps in the American Fidelity Educational Services Division ...

5 Ways to Find Jobs

As an AFA recruiter, I hope that your job search ended when you applied here. But, I know that American Fidelity isn’t going to be the right place for everyone, or it might just not be the right time. That’s ...

Millennials, why work at a boring insurance company?

Have you ever thought working for an insurance company would make for a boring job? Our Company president, Dave Carpenter, recognizes this stereotype and responded with reasons why you should want to work at American Fidelity, but I wanted to ...

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 ...

Hot Jobs in Project Management and IT

Check out American Fidelity’s hot jobs this week in IT and project management in Oklahoma City. Apply now or share with your friends! Project Coordinator The Worksite Group is hiring a project coordinator to manage communication projects, develop project objectives, assemble task ...

AFA New Hires

I’m excited to welcome the newest members of our AFA family. Today I want to say hello to those who have joined the AFA team within the past month, and you can say hello too in the comments! This month we ...

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 ...

AFA Colleagues Lend a Helping a Hand

Our Colleagues at American Fidelity truly value and care about our Customers – so much so that they didn’t hesitate to step up on their own to help those in need. In light of the recent tornado that devastated two ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Onsite Farmers’ Market

This week I am excited for Thursday to roll around, so I can purchase some delicious fresh produce at AFA’s onsite farmers’ market! This is another initiative by AFA to help our Colleagues and their families lead healthier lives. We had ...

New Hires at AFA I Featuring a Support Center Colleague

It’s the time of month where I have the opportunity to welcome and share with you the newest members of the American Fidelity team. We have two new account managers in our Association Worksite Division (AWD) and five new account ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Smoothies and Prizes

Here at American Fidelity we work hard, but we also like to have fun with our fellow Colleagues. This year AFA decided to set some small events throughout the year that are “You Pick ‘em” styled events. That means 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 ...

Welcoming New Faces

It’s been a big past 30 days for AFA recruiters! We’ve hired 33 new Colleagues. We have 15 new account reps in our Educational Services Division and one new account manager in our Association Worksite Division. At the Home Office, ...

Staying Fit with AFA

One of the great things about American Fidelity is that they care about our health and well being. They show they care by offering a variety of benefits to our Colleagues. On-site medical clinic On-site cafeteria with many healthy choices On-site fitness center Walgreens ...

Hot Job in Enterprise Information Management

  This week’s hot job is a manager of enterprise information management in Oklahoma City. Apply now or share with your friends! Manager of Enterprise Information Management The manager of enterprise information management (EIM) will be responsible for the EIM team that plans, ...

Partnering with OBI to Help Save Lives

Today I’m ready to give blood and help save lives. American Fidelity partners with the Oklahoma Blood Institute five times throughout the year to provide an onsite blood drive for AFA Colleagues to donate without having to leave the office. ...

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 ...

Hot Jobs in Software Development and Customer Service

This week’s hot jobs are a software developer and Customer service representative in Oklahoma City. Apply now or share with your friends! Software Developer The software developer will develop ETL processes required to extract, transform, cleanse and move data and metadata for ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Account Rep School

American Fidelity Colleagues aren’t just here in our Home Office in Oklahoma City. We have field Colleagues across the nation who sell our products to employers. They have to be educated on the ins and outs of all the products ...

Hot Jobs in Marketing and Insurance Claims

This week’s hot jobs are a claims analyst and corporate marketing and communications specialist in Oklahoma City. Apply now or share with your friends! Claims Analyst Claims analysts at American Fidelity play an integral role in Customer service by addressing disability and ...

AFA Is Getting Competitive at Corporate Challenge

Today starts the 25th annual OU Medicine Corporate Challenge competitions and our American Fidelity team is ready to bring home the gold! Corporate Challenge is a great weekend event that brings Oklahoma companies together to battle it out in a ...

AFA New Hires

American Fidelity’s Customer base is growing and that means our Company is too. Our recruiters have once again been hard at work filling AFA positions. So far this month we have hired 20 new Colleagues ranging from full-time field Colleagues ...

Hot Jobs in Recruiting and Health/Welfare Plan Consulting

This week’s hot jobs include a recruiting specialist in Oklahoma City and a health and welfare benefit plan consultant in California. Apply now or share with your friends! Recruiting Specialist Want to help others find great jobs? Apply for the recruiting ...

Hot Jobs in Benefits and COBRA Administration

This week’s hot jobs include a benefits auditor and COBRA manager in Oklahoma City. Apply now or share with your friends! Benefits Auditor The benefits auditor reviews claim decisions made by benefits adjusters to verify they handled the process accurately and ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Providing Opportunities

You’ve probably heard me talk about our tagline, “Our Family, Dedicated to Yours”. It’s true, American Fidelity really cares about Colleagues and invests in not only us, but our families, too. One of the great things AFA does for Colleagues ...

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 ...

Hot Jobs in Benefits and IT

This week’s hot jobs include a data developer and benefits specialist in Oklahoma City. Apply now or share with your friends! Data Developer American Fidelity’s data developer will develop ETL processes to extract, transform, cleanse and move data and metadata for ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Thunder Up

One thing I know about American Fidelity and our Colleagues is that we love our Oklahoma City Thunder. We love to watch them play and are proud to support our local community with them. To show our support during the NBA ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Volunteering, Running and Remembering

Just yesterday, thousands of people participated in the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, including quite a few of my American Fidelity Colleagues. Those of us who weren’t running had the chance to work at the Water Stop in front of our ...

New Faces at AFA

It’s time to welcome the newest Colleagues at American Fidelity. In the past month, AFA hired 19 new Colleagues for home office and field sales positions. Three Colleagues will now be helping AFA reach more of those working in the education ...

Hot Jobs in Marketing and Training

  This week’s hot jobs include a corporate marketing and communications specialist and a part-time training specialist. Apply now or share with your friends! Corporate Marketing and Communications Specialist Our communications team is looking for a corporate marketing and communications specialist to ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Earth Day

Every year on April 22, people across the world take part in Earth Day, and that includes us here at American Fidelity. Individuals, communities, organizations, businesses, etc. recognize the amazing planet we live on and take action to protect it.  So, ...

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 ...

Hot Jobs in Benefits and Insurance Enrollment

This week’s hot jobs include an enrollment tech specialist and benefits specialist. Apply now or share with your friends! Enrollment Tech Specialist American Fidelity’s enrollment tech specialist will establish account enrollments and support the product implementation process for new Customers. He ...

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 ...

Hot Jobs in IT and Customer Service

This week’s hot jobs include a technical infrastructure analyst and Customer service representatives. Apply now or share with your friends! Technical infrastructure analyst The technical infrastructure analyst assists in selecting, implementing and supporting technical computing, end-user computing, storage, network, collaboration and voice ...

Hot Jobs in Internal Audit and Customer Service

This week’s hot jobs include an audit manager and claims analyst. Apply now or share with your friends! Audit Manager American Fidelity’s internal audit department is hiring an audit manager. This position will work with the director of internal audit in managing ...

What’s Happening at AFA I AFA Excels in Training and Development Programs

American Fidelity is known for our top notch training and development programs that we offer to Colleagues. We have been recognized on Training Magazine’s Top 125 list for nine consecutive years. So, why does AFA take training and development so seriously? ...

Welcoming AFA New Hires

At American Fidelity we hire new Colleagues on a regular basis, and I wanted to use today’s post to welcome our most recent new hires. In the past month, AFA hired 14 new Colleagues for home office and field positions. In ...

Hot Jobs in Marketing and HR

It may still be a bit chilly for late March here in OKC, but we have two new hot jobs this week to warm you up! Check out these marketing and HR jobs. Marketing Specialist American Fidelity’s marketing team seeks a ...

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 ...

Hot Jobs in Marketing and Software Development

It’s Tuesday, so it’s time to spotlight our hot jobs for the week! Check them out and apply or share with your friends who are looking for a job. Click on the links for the full job description and to ...

What Not to Write

There are a million resources about what to include on your resume, but have you ever thought about what not to write? I talked to our recruiting team to get a few insights into items you should leave off the ...

Hot Jobs in Compensation and Tech Support

  If you’re looking for a job in Oklahoma City or know someone who is, here are two of our hot job openings this week. Support Center Team Leader We are currently looking for two support center team leaders. These positions will lead ...

Hot Jobs in Compensation and Customer Service

If you’re looking for a job in Oklahoma City or know someone who is, here are two of our hot job openings this week. Sr. Compensation Specialist The senior compensation specialist will assist with designing and implementing American Fidelity’s home office ...

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 ...

5 Tips for a Productive Job Search

Have you found your job search to be slow or unproductive? Well I sat down with our recruiters for a day and learned some helpful tips. Here are some tips that I picked up that will help your hunt for ...

American Fidelity’s Hiring Process

Not being familiar with a company’s hiring process can cause stress during your job search. Some companies respond within a week if they’re interested, some take several weeks. Some conduct all of the interviews for a position during a short ...