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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Reviews

Updated January 3, 2018
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan President and CEO Daniel J. Loepp
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Pros
  • A lot of flexibility in work hours and management takes work/life balance seriously (in 28 reviews)

  • Good company with great benefits and decent pay (in 52 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/life balance at least 2-3 days per week if possible (in 16 reviews)

  • No work from home opportunities at this time (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Application Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work environment and great exposure

    Cons

    Not much room for growth


  2. "Finance/IT Internship"

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    Former Intern - Finance/IT in Detroit, MI
    Former Intern - Finance/IT in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very flexible work schedule. Many opportunities to be challenged and mentored. Great location in downtown Detroit.

    Cons

    If you are going to school outside of Detroit it can be hard to turn your internship into a full-time offer

    Advice to Management

    The internship is experience is great, but I would be even better if there was a more defined path into a job at BCBSM after graduation.

  3. "Java Full Stack Developement"

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    Former Contractor - Java Developer in Detroit, MI
    Former Contractor - Java Developer in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Exposure to Cutting edge new technologies in Information Technology

    Cons

    Budget issue which made the management end some contacts all of a sudden.


  4. "Amazing work place!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people to work with, friendly work environment, and team-oriented.

    Cons

    I do not have anything bad to say about the company.


  5. "Solid professional development platform"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan full-time

    Pros

    Great place to grow professionally with over 15k instructional e-courses and e-books at your fingertips...monthly seminars too.

    Cons

    Healthcare industry external dynamics

    Advice to Management

    Continue to engage employees and consumers to provide explemary products to the marketplace


  6. "Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan as an intern

    Pros

    Great work-life balance and culture

    Cons

    Access to senior level managers is quite limited


  7. "Human Performance Intern"

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    Current Intern - Intern in Detroit, MI
    Current Intern - Intern in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I receive tons of support, work with great people and do interesting work. Also a bonus that we are downtown. Love it.

    Cons

    Very hierarchical but it won't really affect you. If you work hard, you will be noticed. A little behind the times but they are working on changing that.

    Advice to Management

    None. Management does good work here for the most part.

  8. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic leadership, growth opportunities, training, benefits, work / life balance

    Cons

    Certain departments sometimes operate 'in a silo' meaning they don't consider the big picture and how their operations may impact or effect other departments.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to promote from within when applicable and place an emphasis on character and general outlook (positive people) in addition to work experience.


  9. "Great internship program"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan as an intern

    Pros

    flexible hours, fun activities, diversity and inclusion, endless opportunities given to interns. REACH OUT!

    Cons

    wish it were closer to where i live


  10. "Great Company"

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    Former Contractor - Senior Business Analyst in Eagan, MN
    Former Contractor - Senior Business Analyst in Eagan, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, hours and clear communication.

    Cons

    Managers who work too many hours.

    Advice to Management

    Keep working for your employees.


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