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- Work/Life Balance
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- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at Health Advocate part-time (less than a year)Pros
I really liked my co-workers. They were all great. A group of us would hang out afterwards too.
Bonuses - I don't know if they going to do this anymore (they were bought by another company), but they used to really love Halloween and just handed everybody $100 cash to celebrate. That included temps and people hired only for special projects.Cons
I didn't know that I was a temp to perm when I was hired - and neither did my supervisor the first couple of weeks. I ultimately left because a certain VP said things I could have proved weren't true and for those reason I would not be hired permanently. (I have a family member who works in upper management and loves her job. I think the only people hired temp to perm are the children of current employees.)Advice to ManagementAdvice
I don't really have any advice to management. Most are well qualified and good at what they do.RecommendsPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks – interviewed at Health Advocate.Interview Details
I was met at the door by an HR rep. She took me to the interview with a VP as my to-be supervisor was on vacation. She did not seem particularly happy. She told me she thought I was qualified, but They have a sheet of standard interview questions and they choose to go through most of them. After the interview, the HR rep took me to a computer to complete a test of basic MS Office skills and English grammar. If you have absolutely no idea, I think there are hints and it will walk you through if you still can't figure it out. I don't know how many times it will allow you to do this or what is considered a passing grade. It doesn't take very long. (I want to say it took me 15 - 20 minutes). I then didn't here anything for over a week. (My mom works in upper management and asked my to-be supervisor who had thought I had been hired in her absence and didn't realize she needed to interview me as well.) I had another interview with the supervisor. It was possibly the most awkward interview of my life. I kept looking at her and smiling and she kept looking down at the notes the VP had made during my interview with her.
I ultimately was hired, and then I had to complete the drug screen and criminal background test and then I started training.Interview Questions
Negotiation DetailsI don't think there was a negotiation phase. HR emailed me a copy of a letter with the offer and offer amount.Accepted Offer
- They don't really go off - script. Google a list of most asked interview questions. It's mostly questions about why you want to work there, how have you dealt with difficult work/school situations, etc. Answer Question
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Health Advocate helps individuals and employees work through the complexities of the health care system. Acting as a patient advocate, the company helps customers navigate their health benefit plans to reduce confusion and lower medical costs. The company's administrative, insurance, and medical experts help clients with health care issues such as care coordination, claims resolution, and locating medical specialists. Health Advocate's 5,000 commercial clients include large to small corporations, insurers and third party administrators, schools, and unions. The company was...