Blue Cross (MI)

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Good place to work, not the most advanced

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Manager in Detroit, MI
Current Employee - Manager in Detroit, MI

I have been working at Blue Cross (MI) full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great people, great benefits and flexible work schedule

Cons

Impossible to fire anyone not in a senior position, little room for movement after Manager level.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Operations analyst

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Operations Analyst in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Operations Analyst in Detroit, MI

    I worked at Blue Cross (MI) full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    For someone willing to work hard and not be afraid to get involved, there are good advancement opportunities. Seasonal long hours can be expected in some of the departments I worked in.

    Cons

    As in most organizations, you'll find a good deal of politics. This trick is to keep focused on the job and avoid personality issues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take time to solicit ideas from the line employees. Explain the goals at hand and ask for suggestions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Unrealistic expectations and employees undervalued

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Information Technology in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Information Technology in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Blue Cross (MI) full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and salary. Yearly bonus. Pension.

    Cons

    Executives message to employees is that BCBSM supports empowerment of employees and diversity. Management team does not support the Corporate Culture. Motivation comes from fear and intimidation. Unrealistic expectations are the norm and when deadlines aren't met it is blamed on the employees. Successes are dismissed and mistakes are amplified to promote a culture of fear of losing your job. Interns and contractors are treated with more respect and value than long-term employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encouragement, respect and appreciation goes much farther than fear and intimidation.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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