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Never a dull moment

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Current Employee - Director  in  Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
Current Employee - Director in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

I have been working at UnitedHealth Group full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great learning opportunities, flexible work culture, performance based growth. Aggressive growth plans (at least in India) provide multiple career options for people looking for varied experience.

Cons

Internal politics, silos and one-upmanship sometimes tend to act as roadblocks to even more aggressive growth. The organization is so large, you will always be a small fish in a BIG pond.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    RUN as fast as you can

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    Current Employee - Lead Customer Service Representative  in  San Antonio, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Lead Customer Service Representative in San Antonio, TX (US)

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    You receive decent pay and benefits.

    Cons

    You will be miserable with everything else.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You should actually give promotions to your top performers; and not to people with whom you are friends (and I say this based on being able to compare stats of everyone in the department).

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    if you want to screw your career , join

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They will pay you above market,and may be more then you asked for.

    They will decorate the office very nicely on each festival, etc.

    Work life balance... work from home as much as you care.-- Hell Yeah... Send your wives here guys...

    If you are a tester you may get some healthcare domain knowledge. But be prepared for insane hours.

    You can enjoy as much as you want, if you like that. Long benches.. and light work in 70 % of dev projects.

    If you are good at kissing * and butter up. Your growth will zoom.

    Cons

    Your technical growth will crawl, if it doesnt stop outright.

    They will pay you above market at the time of joining and will average it out by giving you paltry hikes in the years to come.

    No parking. Availaible only for managers and even their its a queue. I think there is a queue for bike
    parking also.. I think if you stay for 5 years you will get a bike parking sticker.

    No fulltime seats. If you are working 11-8:30. Some insurance guy would show at 5:30 and kick you out of your desk. Then for the next 3 hours..grab the first chair you get.

    No process for anything, from parking to to your review everything would change from one manager to other.

    Each team follows its own process, no standarization even when it comes to appraisal process. Its not even CMMI level 3.What I was thinking?

    Non existent HR in hyderabad.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have a chain of command. Create standarized processes.

    Stop hiring and keeping morons just because they have paper experience.

    Appoint people as SPOC's for different tasks.From Facilities to HR, there should be someone who is responsible for the leaking taps to the missing documents.

    Run it proffessionally, We understand that you are getting buckloads of healthcare money. But you dont have to sqaunder it in every possible way. You can create a IT company and a legacy.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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