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Fair at best

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Former Employee - Nurse Reviewer in Andover, MA (US)
Former Employee - Nurse Reviewer in Andover, MA (US)

I worked at WellPoint full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Consistent employment. Never any news of "downsizing".

Cons

Felt Underpaid for the amount of work. Worked an average of 5-10 hrs of overtime a week without compensation. Got more respect from the clients and general population than from company managment. Was told consisitently "It is what it is". High turnaround times (dictated by contract) increases stress level of the job. Lost 6 nurses in a month. There were only 12 on staff.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Should be better compensation for the "professional" role desired by the corporation. Nurses continually have the highest "trustworthy" ratings on a consistent basis according to Press-Gainey. Profit before people was uttered many times in the office. You should review how much time and money are required for new hire re-training; it is more cost effective to keep you employees content. My opinion of overworked and underpaid was shared by many coworkers. Management was treated well.

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Former Teradata Developer/Portfolio Coordinator

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    Current Employee - Teradata Developer/Portfolio Coordinator in Mason, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Teradata Developer/Portfolio Coordinator in Mason, OH (US)

    I have been working at WellPoint full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Consistently provides opportunities to grow personally and professionally. Up to the individual to make the best of what is offered, increase business awareness and contribute to Corporate growth and develop/mature individual skills that support Company industry competitiveness.

    Cons

    The only cons are if an individual chooses not to take advantages of personal and professional growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get to know your employees individually, know your teams. Do not be aloof and distant from your teams. They are your most valuable resources and representatives of Wellpoint to the industry. Satisfied employees speak volumes to those outside the Corporation.

    Recommends
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    Great Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Care Representative I in Fond du Lac, WI (US)
    Current Employee - Customer Care Representative I in Fond du Lac, WI (US)

    I have been working at WellPoint full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    - Very Clean Office Environment
    - No Sales (in my position)
    - People are very positive and encouraging and will help you succeed
    - Lots of room for advancement more than any other company I've seen

    Cons

    - Starting pay is a bit low even for someone with more experience
    - The job is not for everyone
    - Must work for company for 1 year before considered for advancement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None at this time. I did give the CEO a thumbs down because I think all CEOs get paid way too much money and do less work than those on the front line. I feel this way about all CEOs. It's nothing personal.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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