UnitedHealth Group IT Project Manager Interview Questions

Updated Jun 12, 2015
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IT Project Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at UnitedHealth Group (New York, NY) in February 2015.

Interview

Applied online, all from recruiter to discuss on experience and skills. Then went through few phone reviews with different people from the company. Then went for a walk in interview to near by office. Waited for a week and got a call from recruiter on the result.

Interview Questions

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  1. Helpful (1)  

    IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at UnitedHealth Group.

    Interview

    Five interviews in total spanning some ten weeks. Four audio/telephonic only and one in person with a panel teleconferencing with four people. Hired and no training or discussion of direction for the first five weeks of employment.

    Interview Questions

    • Accomplishments as an individual contributor versus group accomplishments. Which do you prefer and why.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation allowed.

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    IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source – interviewed at UnitedHealth Group.

    Interview

    I was part of an Acquisition and didn't have to participate in the interview process.

    Interview Questions

    • Would I be willing to take a pay decrease   1 Answer
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    IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at UnitedHealth Group (Boston, MA) in March 2014.

    Interview

    Great interview process. I appreciated the feedback given to me after the interview concluded. I waited for about three weeks to receive a call back. Well, they never called me back! So, I would say that this company did not satisfy a smooth and morale-based road of introduction.

    Interview Questions

    • How long have you been in Management?   1 Answer
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    IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at UnitedHealth Group in February 2014.

    Interview

    I applied online in late January 2014. I interviewed via phone with a recruiter who passed my resume / application along to the hiring manager. By Friday of the next week, I had a phone interview with the manager, as well as a second interview by his team. By the next week, I was scheduled for an in-person interview with a team member who lives in my state. That week, I received a verbal offer, followed by a discussion of start date, terms, etc. Background check, drug test, and other formalities took about 3 weeks. Entire process took about 5 weeks. It was a quick and pleasant experience.

    Interview Questions

    • My resume shows position or team changes every 3 years, so I was asked why I didn't stay with teams or organizations any longer by one of the long timers, but the other interviewers didn't seem to be concerned with my tenure.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    The recruiter will ask you to commit to a lower salary early in the interview cycle. Because I had interviewed for more than one position with the same recruiter, he/she knew my bottom line for a telecommute position, so that is the figure I was presented, which I accepted. I do feel the salary may be negotiable within 2-3k if you can negotiate directly with the hiring manager, but I chose not to do so as I was offered a reasonable salary and did not want to hold up the process.

    UnitedHealth Group Response

    Mar 3, 2014 – Enterprise Talent Community Manager

    Thanks for your great review and glad the process went well for you!

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    IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at UnitedHealth Group (Baltimore, MD) in January 2014.

    Interview

    UnitedHealth Group used Hire Vue to make a hiring decision. I was asked by a UHG recruiter to complete the one-way video interview. This video is supposed to be a step (not the step) in the hiring process. The next business day, the same recruiter called and said that the manager has decided to proceed with another candidate, no F2F for me. This process didn't allow me to questions; guess it doesn't matter. UHG needs to put the Human back into HR and stop with this shotgun method.

    Interview Questions

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    IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Greenville, SC
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at UnitedHealth Group (Greenville, SC) in November 2012.

    Interview

    5 people around a conference table in a small conference room, each with an open laptop into which they were looking and typing. Open position needed to be filled quickly so they were probably going to make a decision and hire that person (contractor). One question from each person.

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    IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at UnitedHealth Group (Minneapolis, MN) in May 2008.

    Interview

    Hard to get in with a web submission. Was called in after 8 months of having my resume in.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Stick to what you beleive you are worth

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    IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Minneapolis, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at UnitedHealth Group (Minneapolis, MN) in January 2007.

    Interview

    Interviewed by Hiring Director and 3 peers

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Was able to negotiate somewhat

  10. Helpful (4)  

    IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at UnitedHealth Group in January 2011.

    Interview

    First part of phone interview was the usual background questions such as clarification of my current job, why I want to leave, etc. Then, quite out of context, the recruiter asked me my current salary. I responded that it was confidential. We fenced around but I felt that question was out of bounds. The recruiter then asked me what my salary requirements were. She even asked what it would take to maintain my standard of living, etc I found that question very strange because the market price of a job is not related to my mortgage or car payments, etc. I responded that it depends on the duties, other benefits, etc. The recruiter became somewhat belligerent at this point and stated the salary range for the job and asked it if was OK. I responded that I know nothing about the job, duties, benefits etc but that I would seriously consider any market offer. Keep in mind that these salary discussions started within 5 minutes of phone screen. She then said that I am required to provide a range or she would cancel my candidacy. I said we were in a "catch 22" because there is more to compensation than salary and I can't answer the question. She abruptly ended the call by raising her voice, talking very fast and nervously that she is ending my candidacy but that I decide to contact her again with my current salary and salary requirements we could talk further. She then hung up very abruptly. The experience was extremely baffling and I suspect there was no job to begin with and it was simply for salary research. My impression of UHC is not very good due to this experience and the lack of professionalism of the recruiter. More concerning is I was perfect fit for the job with unique qualifications and experience, etc. Thankfully, I have a pretty good job right now and the experience is now a funny story to relate to my friends and colleagues.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your current salary   1 Answer
    • What are your salary requirements   1 Answer
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