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BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York Reviews

Updated Aug 22, 2019

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9 Ratings
  1. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Claims Supervisor 
    Recommends

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York full-time

    Pros

    Bcbs is a great place to work. Good benefits food pay.

    Cons

    Too much hand holding.

    Advice to Management

    Stop letting the employees run the show

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York2019-06-06
  2. "IT/ Analytics Faces Severe Challenges"

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    Former Employee - IT Analyst 

    I worked at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay, PTO, possible bonus

    Cons

    Politics is pervasive, IT/ Analytics is constantly pivoting, can be fired for not learning outdated systems fast enough, must drink the corporate kool aid

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York2019-08-23
  3. "Flexibale and good benefits"

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    Current Employee - RN Case Manager in Buffalo, NY
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, able to work from home. 11 paid holidays

    Cons

    Sitting for most of the day

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York2019-02-12
  4. "Overall a good place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York part-time

    Pros

    Fitness center, fun atmosphere, good opportunities to advance

    Cons

    Some departments struggle with leadership communication to the rest of the department

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York2018-06-18
  5. Helpful (2)

    "A great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Flexible Work Conditions, Gym, Covered Free Parking

    Cons

    Lack of collaboration across divisions

    Advice to Management

    Think outside of silo

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York2018-03-30
  6. Helpful (6)

    "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    *Opportunity to share Ideas *Possibility of working from Home *Member and employee focused *Executive team that cares!

    Cons

    *Long commute during winter *Inconsistencies between departments, and their flex time

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York2017-10-14
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Marketing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York full-time

    Pros

    Not many hired employees due to family useless.

    Cons

    The hiring of under qualified applicants due too parents or friends in the work place or human resources currently there are people who are applicants who have drug and taking order issues and there still being looked at because there mother works there.

    Advice to Management

    Do o not hire family or friends your better off and over the years it has not worked.

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York2017-05-08
  8. "Service Rep"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, onsite fitness center

    Cons

    Favoritism, a lot of calls

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York2017-04-06
  9. Helpful (2)

    "IT developer II"

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    IT Developer II in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flex schedule, easy going environment, supportive management, friendly co-workers, great work-life balance

    Cons

    Low energy, no happy hours, very high average age of workers

    Advice to Management

    higher younger new talent

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York2017-03-14
  10. Helpful (1)

    "System Support"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York full-time

    Pros

    Allow for a great work life balance

    Cons

    Very few opportunities for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Promote people that have the needed skill sets

    BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York2017-02-11
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