UnitedHealth Group

www.unitedhealthgroup.com
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A decent place to work, but not to make a career

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Columbia, MD
Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Columbia, MD

I worked at UnitedHealth Group

Pros

They have very knowledgeable employees

Cons

Average to below average salary
Weak bonuses
Most Promotions are given based on nepotism or friendships and result in people being ineffective in their positions

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Reduce all the layers of management
Dont let a new VP of Operations, coming from Account Management, bring their admin assistant over and make her manager when she has not been mentored for that position
Recognize your frontline employees
Hire managers and directors who are LEADERS and have people skills

No opinion of CEO

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  1.  

    Nice place to work, don't dread going to work everyday.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Assurance Analyst in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Assurance Analyst in Louisville, KY

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule
    Telecommuting
    Friendly people
    decent PTO

    Cons

    Poor to average wages
    For a company of this size, the benefits package should be more competitive.
    Poor raises, and bonuses.
    The communication between leadership and employees needs improvement.
    Micro management like you wouldn't believe.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give better raises!!!!

    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Large organization tends to add to complexity

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group

    Pros

    Job and career opportunities
    Challenging work
    Work/life balance
    Organization trying to adapt & be an innovative leader in a changing market place

    Cons

    Poor medical benefits strange given we are a health care benefits corporation
    Difficult to maneuver within large organization to locate right people/team
    Significant process overload while trying to work with IT
    Slow to respond to changing environment
    Often times manual processes, workarounds institutionalized due to cost and time to delivery of IT.
    Complex IT infrastructure which can result in difficulties in getting member claims processed correctly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Many organizations are going to OptumInsight to do IT workarounds outside of the core UHG IT systems because they are cheaper and can do the work faster highlights an organizational issue with IT. We are all the same organization.

    Approves of CEO
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