BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Reviews

Updated May 7, 2020

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3.3
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BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina President and CEO David S. Pankau (no image)
David S. Pankau
128 Ratings
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  • "Lack of communication from upper management(in 13 reviews)

  • "Low pay for work required in insurance(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Sense of community"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Information Technology in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Worked there for over 13 years! Only left due to spouse's relocations.

    Cons

    Weekend work occasionally for support-related issues

    BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina2020-05-01
  2. Helpful (2)

    "Stable company and Respected Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Operations in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    BCBS is one of the stablest companies in the state.

    Cons

    Lack of executive opportunities for minorities.

    BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina2020-05-02
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Very unethical company."

    1.0
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Human Resources Generalist in Columbia, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very generous paid time off.

    Cons

    Extremely unethical company management from the top down, including human resources management.

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    BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina2020-05-07
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Stats"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time

    Pros

    Great exposure to new technologies

    Cons

    A lot of old school methods.

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    BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina2020-03-03
  5. "BCBS OF SC is a strong company to grow with."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

    Pros

    Training and advancement is encouraged.

    Cons

    Some coworkers can be negative and caddy.

    BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina2020-03-01
  6. Helpful (3)

    "Run!!"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Columbia, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Really can’t think of a good reason.

    Cons

    The organization is very difficult in all aspects.

    BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina2020-03-11
  7. Helpful (4)

    "Honest hardworking loyal employees passed over due to the buddy system"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Support Analyst in Columbia, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Large employer with longevity in state of South Carolina.

    Cons

    Promotions based on buddy system. Raises are nominal. Environment is stressful and hostile. Pay not aligned with experience or abilities or accomplishments.

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    BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina2020-03-10
  8. Helpful (2)

    "High stress and toxic environment driven by egos and false narratives."

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbia, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Some very hard and honest people doing a lot of good.

    Cons

    So called leadership is ego driven and creates false narratives to better their career whle leaving the hardworking people who keep them in their "leadership" jobs to fend for themselves.

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    BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina2020-03-03
  9. "great company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Medical Review RN 

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    the management is always available always

    Cons

    need better resources to better learning

    BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina2020-01-28
  10. "Amazing Company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Advocate III 

    I worked at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time

    Pros

    Amazing company to work for.

    Cons

    There is no cons that I have experienced with the company.

    BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina2019-12-04
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