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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Reviews

Updated September 12, 2018
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey President and CEO Kevin Conlin
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  • "Work life balance is not supported in the entire company" (in 6 reviews)

  • "There really are no cons besides having to pay for parking" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    "Terrific Company to Work For"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Terrific work/life balance. Great salary and benefits.

    Cons

    Open floor plan makes it difficult to conduct business/meetings on the telephone due to too much noise in surrounding area. Huddle/conference rooms were usually taken.


  2. "Great place to work if you are on a good team."

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive Pay, Decent PTO, very remote work friendly!

    Cons

    Stuck.in.the.past.... technology adoption stuck in the slow lane in pursuit of HIPPA adherence, I guess. Siloed data. Old systems (hello NASCO).

  3. "Horizon BCBSNJ"

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    Former Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good culture, teammates, management, work life balance, facility, location

    Cons

    are usually behind market as far as tech / s/w is concerned as it's mainly supportive in nature

    Advice to Management

    more in house training


  4. "biller"

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    Current Employee - Biller in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Biller in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    everyone was so welcoming

    Cons

    the work load was alot


  5. "Senior Business Analyst III"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst III in Hopewell, NJ
    Current Employee - Business Analyst III in Hopewell, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very Flexible work hours and scope to learn.

    Cons

    Small Organization and hard to move from one position to another

    Advice to Management

    Have Solid Grow program for carrier within organization.


  6. "Micro managed"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Wall, NJ
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Wall, NJ

    I worked at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey full-time

    Pros

    Hours and paid days off

    Cons

    Everything else , the supervisors they bring in from the streets who do not know anything. No respect for their employees


  7. "Customer Service Representative"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Wall, NJ
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Wall, NJ
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very supportive training and supervisors

    Cons

    Incredible amount to learn in a short time

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Top Down Mgmt"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work arrangements, and decent benefits

    Cons

    Upper management doesn't really take employee feedback; turnover at the upper levels has increased unnecessary reorgs; departments are siloed and compete with other internal areas for work,etc, lack of women in leadership roles, female managers and directors are often managed by males.


  9. "Business Systems analyst"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great work/life balance. Great perks for employees and environment. Every company has a few rotten apples, but great management staff.

    Cons

    Very big on not moving people up unless they have a college degree although they have the experience and skill set


  10. "Great Company to work for"

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

    I worked at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey full-time

    Pros

    Helpful and knowledgeable people to help get the job done.

    Cons

    Limited opportunities for higher level individual contributors to grow


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