UnitedHealth Group

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Corporate Titan

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Data Analyst in Duluth, MN
Current Employee - Senior Data Analyst in Duluth, MN

I have been working at UnitedHealth Group full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

I am allowed to telecommute, which is a wonderful perk, and the hours are definitely flexible. Stock plan is the standard 15% lower than the lower of the buy/sell, so you can't lose on it, and the benefits are extremely substantive.

Cons

United is the classic corporate atmosphere for a very large company: you are just a cog in the machine and if you don't squeak very loudly, you will never be given special consideration. The company basically encourages you to either come in at a very high salary for what you do, or else leave and come back after getting a salary boost elsewhere.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

When a team has been showing millions in savings verified by black-belts and reporting, make sure that the rewards are in keeping with the success. A 2% raise for saving the company millions of dollars multiple years running is a slap in the face.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Stable company with many locations nationwide

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director of Applications Development in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Director of Applications Development in Hartford, CT

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The company is one of the biggest insurance firms in US. It is avery solid and stable place to work in.
    Life work balance
    Opportunity to learn healthcare industry
    Flexible schedule

    Cons

    Too many levels of management. The company is so big, that sometimes the lack of proper communication between different departments causes inefficiencies. The same work may be duplicated. There is competition between departments.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    UnitedHealth Group Response

    Apr 29, 2013Enterprise Talent Community Manager

    Thanks for your review regarding working at UnitedHealth Group! We so appreciate your postive review about what it is realy like to work at UnitedHealth Group. Thanks for being an employee and ... More

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Company lacks Work life balance

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Hartford, CT
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Hartford, CT

    I worked at UnitedHealth Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company's salaries, bonuses and benefits are decent.

    Cons

    Spirits are low & VERY STRESSFUL environment with extremely long hours. Lacks team environment within the work unit.

    No opinion of CEO
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