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Getting an Interview
Interviews for Top Jobs at Blue Shield Of California
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- Senior Business Analyst (3)
- Senior Manager (3)
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- Program Manager (2)
- Intermediate Business Analyst (2)
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- Associate Actuarial Analyst (1)
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Senior Manager Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks – interviewed at Blue Shield Of California (San Francisco, CA) in July 2010.
First contact was through an employee referral, but I was also required to complete the online application. After an initial phone screen with the in-house recruiter, I was interviewed by a two-person team for one hour. Much of the interview focused on my background and work experience. For the second round, I had 3 half-hour interviews. The first 30-minute interview spent the first 10 minutes explaining the organizational structure. The second interviewer arrived 10 minutes late and conducted the interview like a question/answer session vs. a conversation. The third 30-minute interview was with the original interview 2-person team and consisted of my presentation of a work sample. Perceptions: the second interviewer, who would have been a peer, projected a lower level of competency and achievement than the other interviewers. My overall perception of the people I met: seemed pleasant, nice to interact with, but perhaps not as dynamic and goal-oriented as colleagues in my past employment.
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Other Interview Reviews for Blue Shield Of California
Senior Manager InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at Blue Shield Of California (San Francisco, CA) in May 2010.
It went from phone call to a couple of emails, then at 3 phone interviews with the recruiter, 1 with the hiring manager. Then it was out to meet them in person - total of 5 people met with me.
It went so well. The staff they use to have (before they "reorg-ed") was phenomenal. She single handily sold me on BSC
Easy I guess - they made an offer X and I said "how about Y"? 4 weeks later (probably after failing to negotiate another candidate, I got my $.
Senior Manager InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at Blue Shield Of California.
Applied thru Linkedin. Got a call within a week, had the initial interview with the HR/Recruiter. Next week had the phone interview with the Hiring Mgr/Director. Following week I was asked to appear for a final /onsite interview in their SF office. 4 Manager, and 2 of the team members talked to me. Within a week they notified its going slower than they expect, however hinted that I'm being considered. After 2 more weeks they called and offered me.
Overall very good experience with the HR, and other folks I interacted with throughout the process.
- Why you're leaving your current job? There was no unexpected questions. Answer Question
Very simple. Recruiter gave me an offer, I said sorry, I expected this much. Within a day he came back and offered me the asking salary!