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Benefitfocus Overview

Daniel Island, SC
1001 to 5000 employees
2000
Company - Public (BNFT)
Computer Hardware & Software
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Benefitfocus (NASDAQ: BNFT) unifies the entire U.S. benefits industry on a single technology platform to protect consumers' health, wealth and lifestyle. Our powerful cloud-based software, data-driven insights and thoughtfully-designed services, enable ... Read more

Mission: Benefitfocus has a purpose and a passion that fuels us to be a world-class company where our associates flourish and our customers prosper. Our culture is motivated by this passion and our core values: Respect, Own It, Together, Community, Anticipate, Celebrate!


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2014 (#43)

Company Updates

  • 19 years ago Annmarie Fini became our 16th employee. Now, as our SVP of Platform Strategy, she shares the lessons she’s learned during her career journey with Charleston Digital Corridor http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMAJ7

    Embrace Change and Find Your Way Through it, Says Benefitfocus' Fini

    The Charleston Digital Corridor's Leadership Profile Series is focused on the individuals who are driving the Charleston tech scene forward. This series is brought to you with support from Charleston County Economic Development. Annmarie Fini is senior vice president of platform strategy at Benefitfocus. Fini joined the Daniel Island-based maker of workplace benefits software in 2000.

  • We are so honored to have received the Von Sinclair Award for Advocacy and Service from the Laurens County Disabilities & Special Needs Board this year. Supporting this organization and the great work they do in the community for the past 10 years has been an incredible experience.

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Benefitfocus – Why Work For Us?


 

Benefitfocus is a technology company headquartered in Charleston, SC. We also have a US office location in Greenville, SC, Salt Lake City, UT, Tulsa, OK and New York City; and associates throughout the country. 

Benefitfocus has a purpose and a passion that fuels us to be a world-class company where our associates flourish and our customers prosper.

Every associate across every function is critical to our customers’ success. Our customers tell us they hold Benefitfocus associates in high regard. They rely on our expertise. They rely on our technology solutions. They rely on us to complement and enable their business.

For this reason, our "True North" will always be our associates. Benefitfocus aspires to empower associates to contribute, take ownership and reward them for their efforts.

Our associates want to make a difference for each other, for our customers and for the communities in which they live. They want to grow their careers, have work-life balance, be rewarded fairly and consistently, and have a positive experience at work. Our commitment to and investment in our associates yields an empowered workforce focused on our customers.

Benefitfocus (NASDAQ: BNFT) unifies the entire U.S. benefits industry on a single technology platform to protect consumers’ health, wealth and lifestyle. Our powerful cloud-based software, data-driven insights and thoughtfully-designed services, enable employers, insurance brokers and carriers to simplify the complexity of benefits administration and deliver a world-class benefits experience.

All Your Benefits. One Place.®

 

Get Excited About Going to Work

By now you've had a chance to take a look at our website, read about some of our products and learn a bit about our culture. Are you ready for a career where:

  • Your hard work, individuality, and passion for technology is appreciated
  • You’ll work with the best and brightest in the industry
  • You’ll have a team that supports you and celebrates you
  • Your company will support your passions

 

Where Do We Begin?

Do you dream of working for a world-class technology company? Are you looking to be part of a dynamic team that creates products that impact the lives of millions? 

If you’re ready to explore the exciting opportunities of a Benefitfocus career, this is the perfect place to begin. We’ve gathered some information to help you prepare your resume, excel during a Benefitfocus interview and learn the keys to success that help our associates thrive. Let’s get started!

If you believe in the power of people and a culture that lets YOU be YOU, then you’ve found a home here at Benefitfocus. Do you mind ringing a cowbell to celebrate your colleague’s achievement? Would it be awesome to bring your pooch to work? Are you thrilled by the opportunity to change people’s lives? We are too and can’t wait for you to get started. Heck… even our name is calling you:

Bene=good, fit, fo(r), u, and us. Ok, we may have crossed a line there, but that’s what we do at Benefitfocus. We inspire each other to break through barriers, challenge convention and dream big… really big!



Below is a list of some of the benefits and perks we offer.

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Short and long-term disability coverage and life insurance
  • 401(k) Program with Employer Matching
  • Employer Contribution to Health Spending Account
  • Employer Sponsored Disability Insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Flexible paid time off & 10 holidays
  • Career development opportunities
  • Associate Stock Grant Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


Perks!

  • Competitve Salaries
  • Wide Variety in Health & Benefits Programs
  • Gym Membership Discounts
  • Free Starbucks coffee and fruit
  • Bring Your Dog to Work
  • Community Events
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Free Sports Tickets
  • Campus Trails and Bikes
  • Mommy Rooms & Parking
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Cafe options in each building
  • Onsite Food Truck Schedule


Giving Back

Benefitfocus is proud to support our associates' passions. Giving back is a major part of our workplace culture and we encourage associates to support programs they are passionate about. Associates' monetary and time donations to non-profits of their choice are eligible for company matching through the Associate Matching Program administered by the Benefitfocus Fund.

Benefitfocus also supports local and intramural sports teams with up to 100 sponsorships per year for teams that our associates play on, coach, or for teams where their children are players.

As a result, Benefitfocus has proudly supported numerous programs, including:
  • American Heart Association
  • Loaves and Fishes
  • Charleston Animal Society
  • East Cooper Community Outreach
  • HALOS
  • Reading Partners
  • Tulsa Area United Way
  • East Cooper Meals on Wheels
  • Charleston Promise Neighborhood



 

Benefitfocus Reviews

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    I have been working at Benefitfocus full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Leadership team including the CEO genuinely cares
    Associates thoughts, wants, and needs are respected and recognized
    You get recognized for hard work
    The CEO means it when he says to come to him with ideas and/or concerns

    Cons

    Processes can change quickly, however it is for the positive improvement- so really not a con

    Advice to Management

    Thank you for keeping associates as the most important asset to the buisness

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Benefitfocus Photos

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Benefitfocus Interviews

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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Charleston, SC
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Benefitfocus (Charleston, SC) in August 2016.

    Interview

    Interviews with multiple levels of management across the organization, including Sales, Professional Services and Customer Support Management. Each step in the interview process was scheduled quickly so that the entire process from start to finish took less than 3 weeks.

    Interview Questions

    • Previous sales success selling enterprise cloud solutions to Fortune 500 companies.   Answer Question
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Benefitfocus Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work in South Carolina (Large), South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, 2012
  • Best Places to Work in South Carolina (Large), South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, 2013
  • Trailblazer Award, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, 2013
  • Best Places to Work in SC(24), Best Companies Group, 2015
  • American Business Awards: Gold Stevie, https://stevieawards.com/aba/benefitfocus-marketplace, 2017
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

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