‘It Boils Down to Loving What You Do’

It Boils Down to Loving What You Do

Ted Fithian is in sales, and he’s good at it. He was recently awarded 2018 Salesperson of the Year with the highest year-over-year growth and overall territory development of his colleagues. “I was surprised and extremely honored. I knew I had a fairly good year, but I didn’t realize it was quite that good,” said […]

2-Time Position Pioneer Still Sees Room to Grow

Frank Vetter

You know a company is doing well when its staff nearly doubles inside of a year. Not only did America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW) achieve this with 75 new employees in 2018, but they also added 13 brand new job titles to keep up with that growth. One of those titles went to Frank Vetter: […]

There’s Always Another Step Up

Terri Shields Promotion

We’ve all had the dream where you’ve made it to the top of your field. But did you know it was possible to keep going? Surprised & Delighted Terri Shields started in 2003 as a part time bookkeeper at America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW). She rose all the way to Director of Accounting, and thought […]

“It’s Like Home Away From Home”

APHW Employee Testimonial - Amanda

America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW) is well-known as a growing Christian company. It was smaller when Amanda Pewsey joined its ranks nearly two years ago, and she chose a significant reduction to her income in order to accept an accounting position there. While the decision went against her better judgement, she did it anyway because… […]

One Step Back, Two Steps Forward

It all started when he was walking down the street—literally. LaMont Williams would frequently pass by the home of Mike Sadler on his walks, and one day they struck up a conversation. Eventually it led to career talk, at which point LaMont expressed an interest in working for America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW), where Mike […]

Where ‘A Foot in the Door’ Leads to More

“I feel like I’m still figuring out what to do when I grow up,” said Heidi Vickers, the Marketing Systems Coordinator at America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW). “I still have a lot of growth and learning that I feel I can do.” Ever the modest one, Heidi has actually been making waves at APHW for […]

Sales? Yes, and Here’s Why

We’ve all heard the taglines to get your interest in sales jobs. “Come make loads of money!” “As easy as saying hello!” “See the sights!” “Be your own boss!” But while sales can be lucrative if you’re good at it, getting ‘good’ can be difficult—it leaves a lot of folks feeling like they’ve been duped […]

From Recruited to Recruiting: An Employee’s Point of View

Lynette was working at a call center in Jackson, Michigan, when a friend of hers, Pam, told her about an opportunity at America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW). Pam had come to APHW from the same place, and told Lynette how much better the work environment was. “She said it was a great place to work […]

Getting Back Home: A Green Card Catastrophe

Rosa was feeling homesick. “She hadn’t seen her family in over a year,” said her husband Mike, a U.S. Navy Veteran who had met her while serving in Italy. “And Italians are very family-oriented.” When he suddenly found himself without a job, the financial difficulties compounded Rosa’s depression. Her uncle was able to help—he bought […]

Management Actually Cares About Us

When her friend, Pam, suggested that Karen make the switch from her job at a call center to customer service for America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW), Karen jumped on the opportunity. She wasn’t trying to get in to the new place so much as get out of the old—Poor management had led to an obvious […]