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  1. „I would give a negative if I could.”

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    Ehem. Mitarbeiter - Claims Processor in Eau Claire, WI
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    Negative Prognose

    Ich habe weniger als ein Jahr bei UnitedHealth Group als Vollzeit gearbeitet

    Pros

    Not talking to customers. I could listen to my music/podcast.

    Kontras

    Worked for almost a year until I had to go through medical issues. I tried to file for STD but the HR rep on the phone said I did not qualify. I was never offered FMLA like my other 19 year old "Pregnant" coworker. UHC/UHG does not accept doctor's note or certification, so you have to be there even when you're dying and in the hospital bed. So much for being in the health care business.. yet you don't even care... about your own employee's health. I kept missing work because I had no idea why I kept going into the hospital. I was there for days before being discharged. After I returned, I was told I was fired. Only then, 2 days later after doing so biopsy and tests, I found out I had stage 1a Ovarian Cancer. I called the HR department again, to try to resolve my being fired and they said that I could have had filed for STD or FMLA. I was in complete shock. My first original call was to FILE for short term disability!! I had no idea what FMLA was... I was just a 21 year old who was going into the adult world and someone should have offered that to me when I was denied. The HR person was rude and said, there was no note about me calling in to file for anything. Well then what the heck did I call in for? I consulted a lawyer but was told it was going to be a hard case since I had no recording or written proof. I was screwed. THANKS, UHC for screwing up my LIFE! After being let go, I found out, I was the lowest paying employee compared to everyone in my training class. They looked down on me because I was a minority and female. While everyone was getting paid 12-14/ hour, I was only getting paid 11.25/hr. and I'm the one with experience. During the interview, they made it sound like I was getting paid the most. Shocker.

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    Rat an das Management

    Location management should better understand employee relations and communication. They should also have better knowledge about HR policies instead of forcing employees to call a stupid 1-800 number. Don't screw your employee's life because working is their only way to survive this world.

    UnitedHealth Group2018-10-23
  1. Hilfreich (678)

    „Very heads-down”

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    IT Project Manager in Eden Prairie, MN
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    Positive Prognose
    Keine Meinung zum Geschäftsführer

    Ich arbeite seit weniger als einem Jahr bei UnitedHealth Group als

    Pros

    I will preface this review with a statement you need to heed when reading this review as well as any reviews for this company -- "It depends on your area." This is a GIGANTIC company and YMMV depending on your group. Keep that in mind when reading. Anyway, I've been here only 6 months, but I think I have enough of a feel for Optum to write a review. The positives: Great work/life balance: I never have to... stay late, work on weekends, etc. I get 23 vacation days and my manager encourages me to use them AND completely unplug while away. Beautiful office: I work at the new Optum office in Eden Prairie. Building is modern and comfortable. Full size gym and locker room, and workout classes. Great parking ramp with a skyway so you never need to go outside in the rain or snow! Work from home: VERY progressive with WFH! I can work from wherever I want. if I want to WFH one day, I can. If I want to WFH the whole week, I can do that, too. No one questions you. Total autonomy No drama: This is a very heads down place! I can't stress that enough. No one socializes with each other -- most of the time, you never even talk to your cube neighbors (because they're probably working from home). This is a positive for me though -- after working in some high drama offices, this is a refreshing change. All meetings are over webex: Great news if you hate in-person meetings like I do -- because there are very few! In the 6 months I've been here, I've had 4 in person meetings. This is also a con because you never meet your coworkers - read the con list for more info. 30 minute "best practice" meeting times: You will not get invited to 2+ hour meetings, ever. Nearly all meetings are only 30 minutes. You might have the one-off meeting that's an hour, but it's rare. Good, standardized PM practices. But some of the documentation requirements are too rigid and can slow progress down. Our group is trying to move to 100% agile. Slowly.... All of my projects so far have been waterfall SDLC. Although as a new person, it would help to have a PM to shadow on some of these documentation/audit practices. I've had to learn as I go. - Great cafeteria with cheap prices. I can get a lunch here cheaper than I can bring it from home. -Very engaging training classes!!! All training classes are over LearnSource (i.e. your computer) but the videos are well done and entertaining.

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    -Building seems empty because so many people WFH. It's almost kind of...sad. Such a nice building but no one is there. -Internet explorer is the browser of choice. Yuck. You have to have special permissions to download Google Chrome or Firefox on your computer. -If you like socializing with your coworkers, this is NOT a place for you! I can't stress that enough!! You will NOT meet your new BFF here. Everyone... is very heads-down and focused on work -- no one chit chats about football or True Detective! You will not have coworkers stopping by your desk (to chat about a TV show OR to even chat about work). Most of my days, I don't talk to anyone in person. It's kind of depressing -- and I'm an introvert! There are no happy hours, social events outside of work, etc (this is a positive for me because I hate that stuff). -Lots of contractors. Not that it's a bad thing - I've had great experiences with the PM contractors. They obviously don't last as long as the employees, and there's more contractor PMs than employee PMs. -Difficult, as a new person, to know "who's who." There is no face-to-face meetings, so as a PM, it's tough to know who does what, since there's no face to put with the name. I struggle with this a lot, as I'm not used to this extreme of a "remote" workforce! -No wifi for your phone. Wifi is only available for visitors and you must have a user name and password. -Nearly all social media websites are blocked. Not really a con, but something you might want to know. You won't be browsing facebook at work! -LOTS of meetings. Sure, the meetings aren't in person, they're over Webex, but you will have a LOT of them. -Some "know-it-all" ego-driven coworkers, especially on the tech side. But this is typical of IT in general. I've witnessed this at every org in which I've worked.

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    Rat an das Management

    Get some org charts!

    UnitedHealth Group2015-08-13

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    September 12, 2016Enterprise Talent Community Manager

    Thank you for your thorough review! Yes, UnitedHealth Group is a hard-working company, but we also strive for work-life flexibility by having telecommute positions and work from home options. I'm happy to hear you enjoy working at the company. Judy Cater, Talent Community Manager, ...

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  2. Hilfreich (66)

    „Good company, great culture, needs process improvment”

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    Akt. Mitarbeiter - Product Manager in Minnetonka, MN
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    Positive Prognose
    Befürwortet Geschäftsführer

    Ich arbeite seit mehr als 3 Jahren bei UnitedHealth Group (Vollzeit)

    Pros

    Work life balance Great senior team Fun team/volunteer and company activities Generous PTO Company cares about its employees

    Kontras

    A lot of processes are old and have not changed. There are many instances where the old processes can not keep up with the company's growth. Like any other large companies, there are many moving parts that can be hard to keep track of. Can be very difficult to move within the company internally.

    UnitedHealth Group2019-04-25

    Reaktion von UnitedHealth Group

    April 26, 2019Enterprise Talent Community Manager

    Thank you for your thorough and candid feedback. I definitely challenge YOU to challenge the process by taking the next steps to implement change: telling your manager or leader your desire to take on these challenges and demonstrate skills you have or develop skills you'd like to ...

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