Tag Archives: work at AFA

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 ...

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 ...

AF’s Holiday Coloring Contest

The holiday season is now in the rearview mirror, but it wasn’t all too long ago that the halls of American Fidelity were decked with the colorful creations of our Colleagues’ kids. Our annual AF Coloring Contest has become a ...

2016 at a Glance

2015 was a wonderful year for us here at American Fidelity, filled with friends, food and fun events. We’re already getting excited about all the cool things coming our way in 2016. Here’s a quick look at just a few of ...

American Fidelity’s Mobile Workforce

We put a strong emphasis on being future oriented at American Fidelity and as such, we’re constantly looking for ways to improve our way of doing business. Part of this stance means embracing new technological advances that better serve our Customers ...

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 ...

Colleagues Support Charity Donations

Our Colleagues are a generous group, and they support a wide range of organizations that help locally, nationally and around the globe. Each year, Colleagues are invited to nominate their favorite charities to receive charity donations for one month in the ...

Celebrating the Holidays with our Partner School

The Christmas season is special for children everywhere, and our American Fidelity Colleagues love to share the holiday with kids at our partner school, Buchanan Elementary! Each year, our tutors spend their last session before the holidays sharing a gift with ...

Book Clubs at American Fidelity

We’re always looking for ways to bring our Colleagues together while simultaneously promoting a well-balanced lifestyle, which is why we’re thrilled about the Colleague-lead book clubs gaining popularity at American Fidelity. A few dedicated book worms are gathering monthly with fellow ...

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 ...

Colleagues Pause to Give Thanks

As the holiday season kicks off at American Fidelity and around the country, our Colleagues are taking the opportunity to give thanks with their teams, departments and divisions. Several groups got together to share a meal and celebrate the accomplishments for ...

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, ...

Halloween at American Fidelity

Ghosts, goblins and other spooky creatures haunted the halls of American Fidelity’s Home Office last Friday as part of our annual Halloween Costume Contest. Colleagues from many different departments put their creativity on display before a panel of judges to see ...

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 ...

Colleagues to Hear from Senior Leadership

Twice a year, senior leaders from American Fidelity take the time to meet with Colleagues to talk about major projects and answer any questions. Five nearly identical meetings – called Colleague Connection – are planned next week to ensure Colleagues understand ...

AF Teams with Thunder to Honor Teachers

Since the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder relocated in Oklahoma City, American Fidelity has worked with the organization to support its literacy initiatives. This week, we kicked off this season’s Thunder Teacher of the Game promotion with a reception for the honored ...

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 Participates in United Way’s Day of Caring

American Fidelity and our Colleagues have worked hard this year helping out the United Way of Central Oklahoma. Our dedication to our community and those in need is an integral part of our culture, and we’re always looking for opportunities ...

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 ...

Colleagues Enjoy Family Event

Wow! We sure had a great time on Saturday! Colleagues brought their family members out for a day of food, fun and togetherness during our second annual Famboree. This year, we had a great catered picnic, complete with an ice cream bar. ...

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 ...

Good Eats at AFA

As fall approaches, we’re inching closer and closer to fully transitioning into our new Home Office location in Oklahoma City. With the move comes modernized office space, the latest and greatest technology and a killer view of the city. While all ...

Family Event Features Charities

  Each fall, we get together one Saturday with our families to have a little fun and spend some time together outside of the office. For the last two years, our family event – known as Famboree – has taken place on ...

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 ...

Colleagues Enjoy Movie Night

A little before dusk on Friday, cars began streaming into the parking lot at our new headquarters. Colleagues and their friends and family members headed out to the lawn dragging lawn chairs, blankets, coolers and more. They arrived in time for ...

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 ...

AF Colleagues Are Like Family

Working for American Fidelity doesn’t just guarantee that you have people you see five days a week, it’s more like joining a family. Those co-workers care about you personally – and not just how you contribute to the work environment. Colleague ...

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, ...

Homecoming: April-ciation at American Fidelity

“April-ciation,” the month-long celebration of our hard-working AFA Colleagues, is coming to a close. Each week for the entire month of April, American Fidelity has hosted a themed day of fun and excitement for our Colleagues. One day we were treated ...

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 ...

Tuition Reimbursement Program Surpasses $1M Mark

We’ve talked a lot about how our Company places an emphasis on ensuring that our Colleagues have the skills they need to serve our Customers and grow in their careers. That assertion is not just lip-service; in addition to the hundreds ...

Fraud Training at AFA

We've talked a lot lately about the training offered to Colleagues at American Fidelity. Development opportunities like our Customer Service Certification program and product training are great ways to empower our Colleagues and help ensure our Customers are being served ...

It’s April-ciation at AFA!

Spring is in the air, the trees are in bloom and the weather is getting warmer, which means it must be April here in Oklahoma City. It also means that “April-ciation”, the month long celebration of our hard-working AFA Colleagues, is ...

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. ...

AFA Colleagues Support CASA of Oklahoma County

On Friday, I will join other Colleagues in wearing a T-shirt to show support for this month’s featured charity, CASA of Oklahoma County. The mission of Court Appointed Special Advocates of Oklahoma County is to provide trained court-appointed volunteers who advocate ...

AFA in OKC

American Fidelity is proud to be a Company founded and headquartered in Oklahoma City. For more than 50 years, AFA has made a priority of supporting the community and people in the place it calls home. But what makes our city ...

Career Development at AFA

If you follow this blog regularly, you probably know we value training, development and education here at American Fidelity. We offer Customer service certification, mentorship programs, product and service training, leadership training, computer and software classes and so much more! One ...

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 ...

New Hires at AFA featuring an IT Intern

American Fidelity never stops growing! This month we have added 24 new Colleagues to our family. Our Home Office in Oklahoma City has acquired 18 new faces. The other six new hires are located across the country in our field ...

Customer Service Certification at AFA

At American Fidelity, we provide our Colleagues with training programs to help them expand their skills and grow their careers. We also intensely believe in the importance of Customer service and take every step possible to ensure that our Customers ...

Leadership and Management Development at AFA

At American Fidelity, we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice and a great place to work. But what makes a workplace great? We think it requires more than just amazing benefits, company parties and the occasional free lunch. Even ...

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 ...

Start Smart at AFA

Have you ever started a new job and had things get off to a rocky start? It can be frustrating to show up on your first day raring to go only to be greeted by confusion and uncertainty. American Fidelity ...

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 ...

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 ...

2015 Charity Day Schedule Set

In November, our thoughts naturally turn to giving thanks for the wonderful things going on in our lives. Sometimes, those things are a result of help we received from a non-profit organization, and we want to thank them in return. American ...

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 ...

Staying Connected

  Twice a year, all of our Colleagues are invited to attend live town hall meetings with our senior leadership. The meetings, called Colleague Connection, provide a great opportunity for us to learn more about what’s going on throughout our Company.  Four ...

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 ...

Benefits at AFA

Benefits can be a major factor in determining whether or not to accept a new job. At AFA, benefits are a large part of our Colleagues’ Total Compensation package. With our annual enrollment right around the corner, we wanted to ...

AFA Embraces ‘Employer of Choice’ Culture

Being an “employer of choice” is not a concept our Company takes lightly. It’s important enough to us that it’s one of our primary goals. Lately, we’ve been focusing on our core values and ensuring all of our Colleagues know what ...

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 ...

New Hires at AFA I Featuring an IT Colleague

Another month down and we’ve hired another 22 Colleagues to join our team. Seven new account reps have joined AFA and are already busy doing their part to help provide financial protection to those working in the education, auto, municipality ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Getting Ready for the Great State Fair of OK!

The Oklahoma State Fair is set for Sept. 11-21 and our Colleagues can’t wait for the rides, fair food, Disney On Ice, concerts and more. We aren’t just excited about the fair itself, but also about the great discounts we ...

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 ...

AFA Implements New Volunteer Policy

Readers who follow Inside American Fidelity know that we’re a family owned Company that takes pride in being a strong corporate citizen. We don’t just talk, we take action. That’s why we’re so excited this week to announce a new volunteer ...

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 ...

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 ...

Charity Proceeds Benefit Rainbow Girls

On the last Friday of each month, the halls of the Home Office are full of Colleagues sporting bright green “chari-tee” shirts. The shirts show support of the charity that will receive that month’s donations. Colleagues pay $2 a month ...

‘AFA Julie’ Retires

Since February, my Colleagues and I have been learning more about the retirement benefits offered by American Fidelity Assurance Company. We were introduced to an avatar, AFA Julie, and followed her representational career at the Company. Each month, we learned a ...

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, ...