UnitedHealth Group

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Good company trying help people in a complex healthcare enviroment

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Project Manager
Current Employee - Project Manager

Pros

- Job autonomy, flexibility, independence
- Creating a new culture that rewards employees based on integrity, work ethic not tenure
- Solid benefits package (vacation, discounts, health plan premiums)
- Honest employees all driven toward 1 goal: helping people get healthier
- Upper management is extremely engaged

Cons

- As with any large company, you need to make sure you talk about your accomplishments with your manager/leadership or else they will never know
- Obtaining data for reporting and analysis is complicated, inaccurate and often challenging
- Upper management engagement slows projects due to competing schedules and resources
- Company culture is evolving and not yet concrete - not everyone is on the same page as to what is expected of an employee
- Heavy amount of meetings each day (mainly on the phone due to hugely a virtual environment)
- Virtual environment can be challenging (time zones, schedules etc.)
- The healthcare environment is ever-changing and extremely complex; some may not excel without the ability to be resilient to change
- Employee Health plans have huge deductibles that out way low premiums advantage

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- Continue driving the company culture toward a common goal so employees know what is expected of them
- Advise leadership to delegate tasks more often so that projects can be completed under budget and on-schedule
- Advocate for stronger work/life balance (I.e. No meeting Friday afternoons)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other reviews for UnitedHealth Group

  1.  

    A good place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I work with great and intelligent people. My Management was very interested in helping me grow and develop. I am finishing grad school because of the help of tuition reimbursement. The company provides a good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Benefits are not that great. Silo mentality blocks collaboration between divisions. Systems are outdated and money to "fix" is never available.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your employees with respect them by demonstrating transparency and open communication. Allow us to give better raises to our best employees before they walk out the door.

  2.  

    Very competitive fast paced constant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director
    Current Employee - Director

    Pros

    Ability to work from home, exciting federal and state programs and projects that help people to live healthier lives, opportunity to provide quality affordable healthcare

    Cons

    Poor management, and organization lack direction, planning, do not care about human resources, typical throw you under the bus culture that depends on what click you are in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    On-boarding to current and new employees
    Planning

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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