Premera Blue Cross
2.8 of 5 136 reviews
www.premera.com Mountlake Terrace, WA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Apr 14, 2014

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56% Approve of the CEO

Premera Blue Cross President, CEO, and Director Gubby Barlow

Gubby Barlow

(88 ratings)

42% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Premera is a great place to work!

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsI have never met nicer and more positive people. This is a wonderful work environment and it's because the executive team really cares about that.

    ConsMy only negative was one on a personal level - it was a horrendous commute. On the other hand, if your commute is the worst thing about your job, that's not such a bad thing. Once there, I loved working with the folks at Premera. My management was also aware of my issue with the commute and offered a bit of relief with a telecommute day (much appreciated).

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the great work!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work. I've seen a lot worse!

    IT Manager (Current Employee)
    Mountlake Terrace, WA

    ProsGrowth, compensation, pleasant place to work.

    ConsParking is sometimes hard to come by.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I'd work here again

    Personal Health Support Coach (Former Employee)
    Mountlake Terrace, WA

    ProsSupportive work environment
    Compassionate and invested management team
    Good compensation and benefits
    Real commitment to helping their employees be healthy

    ConsToo little work sometimes and potential for boredom
    Some late nights required due to operating hours of department
    Some employees are resting and vesting

    Advice to Senior ManagementWhen hiring new talent and considering advancement from within the company, focus less on how good an employee looks on paper (ie, level of education, years of experience), and more on their initiative, creativity, and business acumen.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Nature of the health-care business, I guess

    Enrollment Analyst (Former Employee)
    Mountlake Terrace, WA

    ProsWas well-trained for temp work. Nice people. Lots of parking. Good bus access.

    ConsNot properly prepared by temp agency about actual job. During peak work time, a bit chaotic.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good

    Developer (Current Employee)
    Mountlake Terrace, WA

    ProsFamily oriented ..Heath oriented ..and less stress

    ConsSlow ..less innovative ...behind technology

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    A Great Place to Work!

    Insurance Customer Service Representative for State of Alaska Account (Former Employee)
    Mountlake Terrace, WA

    ProsHelpful supervisors, great benefits (a wide range of options to choose from for medical/dental/vision insurance), great company morale, lots of freebies. They have an awesome lunch area with all types of food serviced by Sodexho.

    ConsI don't have anything really bad to say about them. Sometimes the call center could get hectic, but that is normal. I would work their again in a heartbeat if they were hiring!

    Advice to Senior ManagementMy advice to management at Premera Blue Cross is to keep up the good work! Continue to treat each employee as an important member of the team and this company will go even farther than it already has!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Premera Blue Cross - A Great Place to Work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Mountlake Terrace, WA

    ProsProud to be part of a company that is trying to make a difference in the healthcare industry that goes way beyond their own bottom line.

    ConsThe first thing I noticed when I walked in on my first day is that everyone is working so hard, it's too darn quiet... Somebody tell a joke!

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement does a great job at leading. The company objectives are well thought out and documented. They challenge their people and set very realistic expectations.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great workplace, they are positioned to succeed in the new world in 2014 and beyond - working hard and fast to get there

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsStrategic, Comp structure and benefits, how well the Healthcare Reform disruption is managed, Parking, Commute, fun people to work with..

    ConsDecision making can be slow at times and too much process driven..

    Advice to Senior ManagementQuick decision making, stick to the decisions..

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Best place to work :)

    Customer Service Representative (Current Employee)

    ProsThis is the best place in the world to work.

    ConsThere are no cons at all to working here.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Ready for the future!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsAble to move quickly in a mature industry

    ConsRegional player with the capability to be more

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to innovate and be open to new ideas

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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