Read what Anjanette L. and Jhernan G. have to say about working here at Optum, part of UnitedHealth Group, in this interview. They are two of the Technology Development Program associates who have successfully completed the program and are now working in their new roles.
Friday, April 27, 2018 In Culture
Read why Sabrina O., a Senior Consultant on the Talent Acquisition team at UnitedHealth Group, walks in the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk to raise awareness about heart health, promote healthy living and help to raise funds to help those impacted by heart disease and stroke.
At UnitedHealth Group, the technology and innovation we invent is in service of a future where health care serves everyone more fairly, productively and consistently. We put a series of questions to Pat Keran, Senior Director at Optum, to explain what innovation means for his team, UnitedHealth Group and health care globally.
In the first post of this two-part blog, we heard from Gyasi C., Vice President of Strategy, UnitedHealthcare, part of UnitedHealth Group, about the Inclusion and Diversity Councils. We continue our conversation and learn about the commitment and courage needed to become an industry leader in diversity and inclusion.
Folds of Honor is a national nonprofit that provides educational scholarships for the spouses and children of America’s fallen or disabled service members. The organization was started in 2007 and now has 9 chapters across the United States.
The Inclusion and Diversity Councils at UnitedHealth Group provides a pathway to carry out the organization’s mission to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone.
Ever wonder how it is like to have a clinical career in the corporate setting? Ryan, our Clinical Director for Optum in the Philippines, shares his experience on what it’s like to have a clinical career in the corporate world. As a leader at Optum, the fastest growing part of UnitedHealth Group, he also shares how he engages his team, and how he guides them in their career growth.
In early March, UnitedHealth Group’s Enterprise Research and Development Team will present at the South by Southwest, (SXSW) Conference in Austin, Texas. The conference is an interactive forum that brings music, film, and innovative thought leaders from various industries together to share ideas, and breakthroughs in multiple fields. For UnitedHealth Group, this opportunity couldn’t have come at a better time as we are partnering to drive an incredible study – one that pushes the envelope in the approach to the management of chronic disease.
Craig H., a newly hired Customer Service Representative at UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group business, shares why he chose UnitedHealthcare as the place to spend the last phase of his career before retirement. Read on to hear his story, and get insider tips and insight to help you navigate our hiring process.
At UnitedHealth Group we work with the largest collection of health related data. It's an opportunity and challenge on an enormous scale using SAS, R/Python, Hadoop, MapReduce and every emerging platform that makes sense for a team that makes the biggest difference in health care. Check out our interview with Ashish C., an Analytics Senior Director here to learn more.
The success we celebrate at UnitedHealth Group is a direct result of the dedicated employees all over the world who are committed to our mission to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone. This is why creating an inclusive work environment, where everyone has the opportunity to achieve their personal goals and realize their full potential, is just a natural expression of our core values.
UnitedHealth Group is proud that so many veterans choose to work here. We know that those who serve or have served have special skills that can be applied in helping deliver best-in-class health care benefits and services. Here’s what they have to say about transitioning into a civilian career here.
Friday, December 15, 2017 In Military
UnitedHealth Group is strongly committed to hiring veterans and we can’t imagine anyone more qualified to speak on our company’s initiative than the veterans who work here. We’re pleased to introduce a new employee blog series featuring Kevin, an Optum director and US Air Force veteran. In his blogs, he’ll cover behavioral interviewing for military veterans.
Getting an internship UnitedHealth Group is not only an opportunity to do something extraordinary with your summer, it’s also an opportunity to land your first full time job. Most college students know the last internship before graduation is perhaps the most important one.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 In Careers
At UnitedHealth Group we rely heavily on the best database tools and services to help us manage the world’s largest collections of health related information. For our data scientists it’s an opportunity and a challenge on an enormous scale, and a role that has a global impact and impacts the lives of millions.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 In Our Businesses
At UnitedHealth Group we are continuously exploring and testing new ideas, and collaborating with diverse partners to develop a simpler, more intelligent and cost-effective health care system for everyone. Our elite technology team is helping millions of our members around the world receive care. It makes for an exciting, innovative work environment.
Heading off to a job interview is always a bit nerve racking, but heading into the interview with confidence can set you in the right direction. Behavioral interview questions are meant to help explain your character to the interviewee. Here are a few tips to help you ace the behavioral interview questions:
Monday, May 22, 2017 In CareerAreas
Actuaries are a high-demand occupation. At UnitedHealth Group, we offer consultants and analyst role for those who want to travel or work out of our offices. Paul S., Vice President of Actuarial Pricing at UnitedHealth Group, offers his lens into the actuarial roles here.
When you are working with the largest health care company in the world, there are roles in every position. Get to know the ins and outs of growing a product marketing and management career within a Fortune 6 organization. We talked to Jeff H., Strategic Product Director at UnitedHealth Group about his view of the opportunities available within UnitedHealth Group.
Phone interviews are hard! Even for the most skilled communicators. You don’t have the benefits of being able to see a person and read their expressions. You are wondering… am I being understood? Did I say enough? Am I rambling?
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 In CareerAreas
At UnitedHealth Group we’re passionate about constantly evolving the technology we use and the way we use it. Our elite technology team is helping millions of our members around the world receive care. Given the scale and responsibility of the work we are doing, our ongoing commitment to innovation in this area is critical. It makes for an exciting, innovative work environment.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 In Careers
As an organization, UnitedHealth Group strives to provide our employees with the best tools possible to encourage success. Through our technology advancements we’ve been able to provide work/life flexibility via telecommuting to over 25% of our employees. While working remotely can provide significant advantages, it’s not for everyone. See if these few things line up with your personality and goals as a professional.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 In Culture
In celebration of the International Women's Day, we would like you to get to know some of our colleagues who continue to bring their passion and their dedication to their careers around the world.
Following your own “true north” can lead to a career path that is unique to your personal skills, interests and passions. That’s exactly how Betsy Ha progressed from clinical nurse, to Vice President of Clinical Practice Excellence. In the first post of our UnitedHealth Group Leaders blog series, we’re featuring Betsy’s story of how her passions opened doors to the right opportunities, at the right time in her life.
Monday, February 13, 2017 In Diversity
When we look at the important people and events that influenced our history, it is important to recognize how those histories lead us to where we are today and will continue to inspire where we will be in the future.
Thursday, February 9, 2017 In Diversity
Meet Adam A., Vice President, Optum Operations, and learn how diversity challenges us to recognize different viewpoints and drives us on our unified mission to make the health care system work better for everyone.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 In Diversity
Meet Chad M., Cyber Security Manager for Optum Technology and see how Chad has thrived as a member of our diverse culture, and inspires his team to embrace different experiences and viewpoints.
Meet Satish Nair, Director of Business Intelligence for UnitedHealthcare Community & State Operations, and learn how health care economics professionals can impact the future of health care by innovating in a constantly changing market.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 In Hiring Process
At UnitedHealth Group we utilize many avenues to find the right candidates to fill open positions. One of which, involves asking our current employees to refer the people they know that would be a good fit for the company. Our employees have great insight into what makes someone successful here. By utilizing their referrals for potential candidates, we have a trusted source that we can rely on to help build our elite team.
When you apply at UnitedHealth Group, there are a number of ways to make sure you’re staying up to date. Learn more about how to stay informed on the status of your application.
Personal branding is a buzzworthy phrase that has significant applications to the corporate world. And when people discuss it, they are typically focused on an audience of young professionals who are starting their careers. But what if you are a seasoned, experienced professional…can you still benefit from a personal branding refresh? Absolutely. Learn how to make experience work for you
STEM roles (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) are some of the highest in demand, and in today’s employment market many women are breaking the highest glass ceilings in tech leadership. Abbey Smalley, Former User Experience & Interaction Design Director at Optum, explored what makes women leaders successful.
At UnitedHealth Group, we are committed to employee engagement & development. Meet Preeti, Human Capital Partner sharing importance of employee engagement to her as a leader with UnitedHealth Group.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 In Careers
Meet Dan, Vice President Product Engineering & Data Services to know how our employees make most while working in a global company, get into insights into our culture and learn about technology careers with UnitedHealth Group.
Monday, October 17, 2016 In Military
UnitedHealth Group is proud that so many veterans and their families choose to work here. We know that those who serve or have served have special skills that can be applied in helping deliver best-in-class health care benefits and services. During the month of November we take time to honor our employees who have served in the military and we spoke with two veterans to find out how their time in the military translates into their roles at UnitedHealth Group.
At UnitedHealth Group, our Pharmacy Team members contribute to the well-being of patients in a variety of ways. The patient-focused nature of the Pharmacy Team’s work ensures that the solutions they recommend are in patient’s best interests. Meet Olisa, Manager of Pharmacy Operations, and Darhon, Pharmacy Technician. They have different roles, but each of them use problem-solving skills at work where efficiency and accuracy is vital and the pressure can be intense.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 In College
We’re continuing our conversation on personal branding for college students with Heather P, who kicked off the discussion with the million dollar question: What is personal branding? Now, we’re taking a deeper look into how you can apply that principle to yourself: from tips for introverts to crafting your elevator speech in a sentence or less.
If you enjoy big responsibilities, picture yourself on our team analyzing and auditing data that help people live healthier lives at affordable costs. We talked to Rob R. Associate Finance Director about what it is like to be a Finance Professional at UnitedHealth Group.
Working with hospitals and physicians, our provider relations professionals work in the details of health care. We talked to Eric R, Senior Sourcing Strategist at UnitedHealth Group about what it is like to work in these roles at a Fortune 6 organization.
Monday, August 29, 2016 In College
One question we’ve heard loud and clear from college interns last year was about branding. Specifically, how to develop your personal brand during your internship and leverage it to launch your career. Heather P, who leads the largest social media effort for UnitedHealth Group, talks about personal branding and why it is important for students.
A Pharmacy Technician career at UnitedHealth Group can be challenging, yet very rewarding at the same time. Our Pharmacy Technicians aren’t just clerks and cashiers. At UnitedHealth Group, they work in a fast-paced environment directly with patients entering and filling prescriptions and communicate with physician’s offices to provide personal and detailed service.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 In CareerAreas
Medical Coders at UnitedHealth Group have the skills and abilities that are truly essential to ensure we are helping people live healthier lives. With breadth and depth of medical coder services, our employees work with patients in a diverse assortment of care settings.
Monday, August 1, 2016 In College
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 In College
At the time, Samantha B. had no idea that a college philosophy class would be the inspiration for her technology career. This ‘14 Boston University grad already liked to build stuff, so majoring in Computer Science made sense. She first started her career as a tech intern at Optum, a health services and innovation company. In this blog she talks about her leap from college to career.
Monday, May 9, 2016 In Military
UnitedHealth Group is committed to making it easier for veterans to translate their military skills and experience into civilian careers. One tool we offer is the Military Skills Translator to help match military skills to civilian occupations. Tanis A, a senior recruiter who specializes in military, explains how to use the tool on our website in this step-by-step tutorial.
Sunday, May 8, 2016 In Culture
I would define integrity as doing what is right- even when that is difficult. Looking at an issue from all perspectives to help you determine what is needed, doing all you can to accomplish that goal, and following through on your commitments.
Monday, April 11, 2016 In Job Search Tips
At UnitedHealth Group, one of our core values is innovation. One example of this is video interview technology also known as HireVue. Video interviewing allows you to bring your resume to life by telling your story on video.
Monday, April 4, 2016 In Military
In our first blog, Kevin, an Optum employee and 25 year Air Force veteran, talked about the steps he took that led to a job offer at UnitedHealth Group. In part 2 of our conversation with Kevin, we’ll be taking a closer look at behavioral interviewing and how military veterans can apply these learnings to a successful career:
There’s an evolution underway in the health care industry, and consultants are definitely in the forefront and in the trenches. These traveling professionals often work challenging schedules and fly all over the country to share their expertise and insight with government entities and hospital networks for the purposes of improving the health care system for everyone.
Across the US, the approach to end-of- life care is growing more sophisticated and compassionate every day. Today, especially in companies like ours, Nurse Practitioners are working with providers to give comfort and relief to patients while ensuring that they receive care that's aligned to their wishes. UnitedHealth Group chatted with Palliative Care NP, Gregg S. to provide real insight about a Palliative Care career path.
In today’s competitive landscape, a mentoring relationship can give you an edge that differentiates you from the pack. A mentor can help to shorten your learning curve, open your mind to new ideas, identify opportunities and advise on how to promote yourself. If you select a mentor early in your career, they can provide invaluable information on how to navigate a company and achieve your goals.
Yogesh is working as a Director of Product Management in our Product Engineering and Data Services team. Read the blog to learn what’s it like being a Technology Professional at UnitedHealth Group and get insights into the growth & development opportunities you get here.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 In Diversity
UnitedHealth Group is a place where diversity is present in every business. Hear from our guest blogger Quincy S. to learn about his journey to UnitedHeath Group and how the culture and diverse workforce has helped to shape his experience.
Want to do tech work that matters and make great friends while doing it? New college grad Charlene participated in our Technology Development Program as an IT intern and is now enrolled in the 13-month rotational program as a senior TDP associate.
Thursday, January 14, 2016 In Culture
Shikha is working as a Recruiting Manager with UnitedHealth Group in the Talent Acquisition team and is responsible to hire the hard to find Finance & Accounting talent. Read the blog to know her personal experience of working as a recruiter here.
Sriram is working with UnitedHealth Group as an Information Security Leader and a business enabler. He provides oversight, direction & management support to security programs and handling its delivery through teams across the world. Read his blog to learn how our IT employees stay connected to our company’s mission in their everyday work.
A well-crafted resume will help you communicate your skill set in ways that an employer can recognize and appreciate. So how do you start -- or brush up -- your civilian resume? Tap into UnitedHealth Group’s military recruiting experts, like Doug, for support