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www.centene.com
Saint Louis, MO
10000+ employees
1984
Company - Public (CNC)
Insurance
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Unknown

Working at Centene

Centene is sensitive to the needs of individuals and families enrolled in government-assisted health programs. The company provides managed care and related services in more than a dozen states under names such as Managed Health Services (Wisconsin and Indiana), Superior ... Read more

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Centene Chairman and CEO Michael F. Neidorff
Michael F. Neidorff
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    "It was great! And then HealthNet came along."

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    Former Employee - Manager in Clayton, MO
    Former Employee - Manager in Clayton, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Centene full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I loved the work and for 6 years was happy with what I did. I knew I made a difference and did my job well. Not many has the same skill set I did and there was always work to do.

    Cons

    1. It's an old white boys club. I say that as a white individual. It sucks that's how MFN rolls. They say they value diversity but they don't. They will have a token diverse person in an exec role but they're there to be a face, not make any changes or impact.
    2. They pay really well but that hurts when you leave.
    3. They layoff the good people and keep the undereducated white males. Why? See #1 above.
    4. They don't want you if you are female and over 40. Think I'm lying? See the number of females 40+ who got hit in the January "reorganization."
    5. HR is a joke. Talent acquisition couldn't find their rear ends with both hands and a map. So many excuses on why they didn't do their jobs.
    6. MFN said the HealthNet employees needed to learn the Centene way and the Centene way would prevail. He lied.
    7. They never entertained the idea of working from home. At all. Even a 25% WFH option would cut costs and improve morale.

    Advice to Management

    Read the list of cons and actually take action to make this more than a joke of a company. And think twice before you get rid of the good people.

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Centene Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Centene.

    Interview

    It took several weeks to hear from them with a email thanking me for my time after I had to sit and wait 45 minutes for my interview because the hiring manager forgot about the interview and had left the building

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Centene Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • 500 Most Innovative Business Technology Organizations, Information Week, 2011
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