Tag Archives: typical day at AFA

Day in the Life – Compliance

When you hear the word “compliance” what do you think about? Lawyers? Legal requirements? Following rules? You probably think of something along those lines. While our product compliance team does deal with following legal requirements, they also do much more ...

Day in the Life

If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably interested in what it’s like to work at AFA. While it’s nice to hear from recruiters like me about why you might want to work here, it’s good to hear from Colleagues in ...

AFA Field Team Gears Up for School

Teachers, students and parents aren’t the only ones gearing up for the school year. American Fidelity’s largest Customer niche is school districts, so our busiest time of the year hits when school starts back. We begin preparing for all of ...

Making Work Meaningful

At American Fidelity, we often talk about meaningful work in our recruiting materials. But what does that really mean? “Meaningful” can mean different things to different people, so I thought I’d share what it means to me when I talk ...

Day in the Life: Imaging Tech

While American Fidelity has gone green in many ways, from our online enrollment system to taking many of our Colleague materials such as our benefits enrollment guide and Colleague magazine online, we still handle a lot of paper from our ...

Day in the Life: Special Investigator

Brandi Clark has one of the coolest job titles at American Fidelity – special investigator. It may sound like a job more suited to the CIA than AFA, but Brandi and her teammates play an important role in protecting our ...

Day in the Life: Software Developer

At American Fidelity, our software developers play integral roles in assisting Colleagues and Customers. They create and improve systems so Customers can easily enroll in and use their benefits. They help Colleagues by building platforms to streamline processes. In our ...

What’s Happening at AFA I New Year’s Resolutions

Have you set your new year’s resolutions and started working on them? I have and I’m thankful for all of the benefits AFA offers that will help me reach my goals for 2014. Colleagues at AFA have benefits that will help ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Family Event

One of the great things about working at American Fidelity is all of the events we have for Colleagues to show how much the Company appreciates our hard work and dedication to our Customers. This year we voted on what ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Flu Shots

It’s that time of year that we all start washing our hands or using hand sanitizer every time we touch something, disinfect everything at home and work and doing whatever else we can to not get the flu. The best ...

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 ...

Day in the Life: Marketing Specialist

Each month, we spotlight a different area of American Fidelity in our Day in the Life feature. This month, I interviewed Carrie Voden, a marketing specialist who works in the Worksite Group Marketing department. Carrie has been with AFA for ...

What’s Happening at AFA I State Fair Discounts

The State Fair of Oklahoma is right around the corner and American Fidelity Colleagues have been anxiously waiting to buy tickets right here at work. That’s right, we have the opportunity to purchase admission tickets, ride coupons, Disney on Ice ...

What’s Happening at AFA I You Pick ‘em

If you’ve been following our blog, then you’ve probably read about our You Pick ‘em styled events this year. These events are a great way to show our Colleagues how much we appreciate their hard work and dedication to our ...

National Immunization Month

August is the perfect time to recognize National Immunization Awareness Month. With school starting back, it’s a great time to promote getting vaccines and to remind family, friends and co-workers to get themselves and their families caught up on vaccines.  So, ...

Day in the Life: Mail Center

  When most of us think of the mail, we picture our own personal mailboxes and the iconic LLVs of the United States Postal Service. However, many corporations also have mail rooms where employees process mail and keep the business running ...

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 ...

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 ...

Day in the Life: Corporate Communications

    I recently interviewed Lindsey Sparks, senior PR specialist, about a typical day in the life of American Fidelity’s Corporate Communications team members. “In our area, there really isn’t a typical day. For example, this week alone I’ve worked on a press ...

Dress for Your Day

At AFA, Colleagues get to dress for their day! Dress for Your Day empowers Colleagues to consider their schedule for the day and dress accordingly – whether that means jeans on Tuesday when they don’t have any meetings or professional attire ...

Truckin’ for Food

Some great food and Thunder gear rolled in to the AFA parking lot today for a fun lunch event! We work hard every day, so it’s great to feel appreciated, be thanked for what we do for our Customers and ...

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 ...

Day in the Life: Project Management Team

I recently sat down with American Fidelity Colleagues Heath Wiederstein and Kim Eckley to talk about their jobs, Agile, Scrum, stand ups and sprints. Say what? Heath and Kim work in ISD, AFA’s Information Services Division. They work on the project ...

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 ...