Tag Archives: work at AFA

New Hires at AFA I 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

American Fidelity New Hires

It’s that time again to announce and congratulate the newest members of the American Fidelity team. Over the past month we have hired 21 new Colleagues. Four of these Colleagues are working on our American Fidelity Educational Services field team ...

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 Helping Colleagues Get Settled

You’ve probably heard that we’ve started the process of moving our Home Office Colleagues to our new location at 9000 Broadway. With the move comes many changes and uncertainty for our Colleagues. American Fidelity wants to make sure Colleagues are ...

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 ...

Hot Jobs in Underwriting and Health Care Reform Consulting

Check out American Fidelity’s hot jobs this week in underwriting in Jackson, MS, and Health Care Reform consulting in California. Apply now or share with your friends! Group Underwriter – Jackson, MS Apply now for our group underwriter opening in Jackson, MS. ...

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 ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Celebrating Colleague Dedication

American Fidelity is thankful for the hard work and dedication that our Colleagues have for our Customers. Without their commitment to the Company and Customers, we would not be the successful Company we are today. To show our appreciation, just ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Sharing the Holiday Spirit at Buchanan

Last week I talked about our charitable efforts throughout the year, and those that really shine during the holidays. One of my favorite community efforts with American Fidelity is tutoring elementary students at our partner school, Buchanan Elementary. During the ...

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 ...

A Family Company – More than Just a Slogan

Our Family, Dedicated to Yours™ isn’t just AFA’s tagline – it’s our way of life. American Fidelity is dedicated to both our Customers and our Colleagues – and their families. That’s why we go above and beyond to help Colleagues ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hot Jobs in Group Underwriting and Group Products

Check out American Fidelity’s hot jobs this week in group underwriting and group products in Oklahoma City. Apply now or share with your friends! Group Underwriting AFA’s group underwriters are accountable for the profitability, selection and retention of group insurance products. They ...

AFA September New Hires

It’s always nice to see new faces around AFA! This month, 23 Colleagues joined the American Fidelity family. Many of these Colleagues serve as account representatives and account managers, helping Customers across the U.S. In our Home Office in Oklahoma City, ...

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 Helps Honor State Teachers

Yesterday I was lucky enough to represent American Fidelity at the Oklahoma Teacher of the Year announcement. Ultimately, Peter Markes from Edmond North High School was selected from among the 12 outstanding finalists to represent our state as the 2014 Teacher ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

AFA Leadership Camp

Developing leaders at American Fidelity is a big deal. It’s important that our leaders are all on the same page when it comes to growing Colleagues and leading them to meet the Company’s strategic goals and initiatives. Each year all ...

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 ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Interest Groups

If you’ve been following us at Inside AFA, you know American Fidelity does a lot to be an Employer of Choice for Colleagues. We know Colleagues spend a lot of time working really hard to serve our Customers, so we ...

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 AWD National Sales Conference

Oklahoma City is home to our Association Worksite Division’s (AWD) National Sales Conference this year, and we are excited to have account managers from across the country here for a few days! AWD is the division of American Fidelity that focuses ...

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 ...

Hot Jobs in Imaging Tech and IT

Check out American Fidelity’s hot jobs this week in imaging technology and IT in Oklahoma City. Apply now or share with your friends! Imaging Tech Rep Imaging tech reps at American Fidelity prepare, scan and index documents using OnBase; provide timely ...

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, ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Colleague of the Month

If you’ve followed our blog, you know that American Fidelity appreciates Colleagues.. We are shown how much we are valued through small gestures from our managers and teams to large events for the entire Company. One of the great recognition ...

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. ...

Hot Jobs in Insurance Claims and Health/Welfare Plan Consulting

This week’s hot jobs are a claims analyst in Oklahoma City and health and welfare plan consultant in California. Apply now or share with your friends! Claims Analyst Claims analysts at American Fidelity play an integral role in Customer service by ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hot Job in Group Underwriting

This week’s hot job is a group underwriter in Oklahoma City. Apply now or share with your friends! Group Underwriter Group underwriters at American Fidelity prepare renewal recommendations by monitoring, evaluating and reporting changes in account exposure and implementing adjustments to plans, ...

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 ...

Who Is AFA?

“We have more than 50 years of experience protecting families like yours by providing voluntary supplemental life and health insurance plans through your employer.” When you visit AmericanFidelity.com, that sentence greets you. But what does that really mean?    “50 years of ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Living Smart and Earning Recognition

If you’ve been reading the Inside AFA blog posts then you’ve probably read about how dedicated AFA is to our Colleagues. A great example of this is our Live Smart wellness program. We offer many benefits that encourage Colleagues to lead ...

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 ...

Why work at a boring insurance company?

I asked American Fidelity’s president, Dave Carpenter, to share his thoughts on why someone would want to work at AFA. Here’s his candid response: Why would you want to work at a boring insurance company? I could tell you we have ...

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 ...

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 ...

Day in the Life: Customer Service

Our Customer service teams are the heart and soul of American Fidelity. Their goal is to keep our Customers satisfied and keep AFA in business. Our Customer service representatives spend their days on the phone helping Customers, processing billings and distributions, ...

Hot Jobs in IT

This week’s hot jobs include a software developer in Jackson, MS, and a database developer in Oklahoma City. Apply now or share with your friends! Software Developer We’re looking for a software developer in our Jackson, MS, office. This position will code, ...

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 ...

Giving Blood and Saving Lives

Tomorrow is a blood drive day for AFA. We work with the Oklahoma Blood Institute to provide an onsite blood drive so our Colleagues can help save lives without having to leave the office. American Fidelity has been hosting blood ...

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 ...

AF Offers Tools to Help Colleagues Plan for Retirement

This week, I’m learning a lot about how important it is to save for retirement. The earlier we start saving, the easier it is! American Fidelity is great in that the Company offers both a pension plan and a 401(k) savings ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Partnering with a Local Elementary School

Our tutoring program with Buchanan Elementary is one of my favorite community efforts that American Fidelity Colleagues are involved in. Buchanan has been AFA’s partner school since the 2006-2007 school year. We get the opportunity to tutor a student 30 ...

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 ...

American Fidelity Values

When looking for a job, most people focus on the job description, salary and perks. But what about a company’s values? While some values might be obvious – the American Heart Association values healthy hearts, the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Celebrating Our Heritage

This Wednesday, we will recognize what would be our founder C.W. Cameron’s 110th birthday. Reading about a company’s founder doesn’t always make for interesting reading, but C.W. did more than just found AFA – he persevered through a rough economy ...

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’s Happening at AFA I Looking to the Future

Last week I told you about how we like to celebrate our accomplishments as a team. Not only did Company leaders deliver a treat to our desks, but many of the divisions were able to have their own celebrations for ...

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 ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Celebrating a Great Year in 2012

One of the great things about American Fidelity is that the Company gives us time to celebrate! This week we are proud to celebrate a successful year that we had in 2012. When we meet our goals, the Company is ...

Your Source for Information on American Fidelity

Inside AFA is your place to get an inside look at an employer of choice, learn about job opportunities at our headquarters in OKC and sales positions throughout the U.S. and receive updates about American Fidelity Assurance Company. Watch for these ...

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 ...

Hot Jobs in IT and Web Design

Every week here at Inside AFA we’ll spotlight two hot jobs out of our current job openings. This week we have job openings for a senior web design specialist and an analyst, technical infrastructure. Senior Web Design Specialist Our Worksite Group ...

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 ...