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Don't apply to work here if you are afraid of hard work.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Centene full-time

Pros

1) Employee benefits, compensation -- a company that tries hard to do the right thing by its employees
2) High growth company, lot's of opportunities for advancement (if you are willing to re-locate)
3) Innovative company in the health care space
4) Every employee shares in the rewards that come from solid financial performance

Cons

1) If your personal life is significantly more important than your work life or career, think carefully before you apply to work here.
2) If you can't deal with the chaos that unprecedented growth brings, think carefully before you apply to work here.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great benefits

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Case Manager I, Concurrent Review  in  Westmont, IL
    Current Employee - Case Manager I, Concurrent Review in Westmont, IL

    I have been working at Centene full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Low pressure environment, friendly people, diverse group.

    Cons

    Not challenging, typical office politics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More flexibility to work from home options.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 8 people found this helpful  

    Constant Chaos

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Centene full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Centene is a growing company with a mission that you can believe in "Better health outcomes at a lower cost". They care about their members and the communities in which those members reside.

    Cons

    There is so much growth in the business, but they are not growing the teams to support this new business. We try to put processes in place to manage this chaos, but there is just too much work and not enough people or hours. As a result, there ends up being a lot of escalations and constantly changing priorities causing an environment of constant chaos and people being spread way too thin. It would be different if you could see an end in sight, but that light at the end of the tunnel is really a train heading straight towards us.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Manage your human resource capacity appropriately and staff appropriately to support growth.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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