Blue Shield Of California - Inept Management in IT and Shared Services, rife w/ cronyism and no real benefits to talk about. | Glassdoor
There are newer employer reviews for Blue Shield Of California
There are newer employer reviews for Blue Shield Of California

See Most Recent

Helpful (7)

"Inept Management in IT and Shared Services, rife w/ cronyism and no real benefits to talk about."

StarStarStarStarStar
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in San Francisco, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Blue Shield Of California full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

It seems that the bonus system was above average.

Cons

Direct and upper management were clueless, lacked any real management skills and very short sighted. I was there during the "Schwab" era when the CTO and her cronies were in charge. Apparently, things haven't changed. Presently, we have a CTO who's slowly filling the ranks w/ his cronies.

On top of that, this insurance company also had the worst health insurance benefits for employees with families. My coverage was limited and expensive.

Advice to Management

The CEO and the board should look carefully at who they hire. And stop w/ the short term goals. A CTO or VP w/ a 5-year plan doesn't have your company's best interest in mind.

Other Employee Reviews for Blue Shield Of California

  1. Helpful (1)

    "GPTW"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Shield Of California full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly staff, nice building, actively connected to the community, always keeping things moving and progressing, customer-oriented

    Cons

    Fast-paced difficult job for people who aren't used to it.


  2. "Good place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Blue Shield Of California full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility, ability to work at home. Very good manager.

    Cons

    Some problems with trust within the company. IT problems.

    Advice to Management

    Be honest.

There are newer employer reviews for Blue Shield Of California
There are newer employer reviews for Blue Shield Of California

See Most Recent

Work at Blue Shield Of California? Share Your Experiences

Blue Shield Of California
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
 
Click to Rate
or