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How Innovation Drives Health Care

Friday, April 20, 2018 In Culture, Our Businesses

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.

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Committing to Inclusion and Diversity and Finding the Courage to Lead

Thursday, April 5, 2018 In Diversity

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.

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The Importance of Serving our Military Families

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 In Military

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. 

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Transforming Health Care to Build a Better Society for All

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 In Diversity

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.

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Clinical Careers in the Corporate Setting – Interview with Ryan Benedicto, Clinical Director for Optum in the Philippines

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 In CareerAreas

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.

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How an Innovative Conference and an Employee's Love for Her Brother Are Changing Health Care Delivery

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 In Culture, Our Businesses

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.

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Finishing Your Career With Confidence

Thursday, February 22, 2018 In Careers, Hiring Process

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.

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Big Data and Health Care

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 In Careers, Our Businesses, Culture

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.

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Tips for applying from your mobile device

Thursday, January 25, 2018 In Job Search Tips

Applying for a new job on your mobile device is not always easy. But don't worry, we are here to help. Here are some tips to help you apply from your phone as easy as 1, 2, 3…

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Working With Disabilities

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 In Diversity, Culture

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.

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A Discussion with our Employee Veterans

Thursday, January 4, 2018 In Military, Culture

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.

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How One Veterans Personal Confidence Led to Success at UnitedHealth Group

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.     

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Former Interns Tell Us How They Landed a Full Time Job at UnitedHealth Group

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 In College, Hiring Process

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. 

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Data Science Careers - An Interview with Brian C. Data Scientist

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.

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How to get a Leadership Edge by Edward B.

Thursday, July 6, 2017 In CareerAreas, Careers

Meet Edward Boudrot, Vice President of Product Strategy at Optum, and learn critical elements of the leadership edge.

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Innovation and Health care - An interview with Bud Flagstad

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.

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7 Tips to Answering Behavioral Interview Questions

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 In Hiring Process, College

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:

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Learn more about Actuarial roles at UnitedHealth Group

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.

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Get to know Product Careers at UnitedHealth Group

Friday, May 12, 2017 In CareerAreas, Careers

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.

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9 Ways to Nail a Phone Interview

Monday, May 8, 2017 In Hiring Process, College

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?

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Technology Careers - An interview with Patrick M., UX Manager

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.

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Do you have what it takes to Telecommute?

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.

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A look back at our 2016 campus events

Thursday, April 20, 2017 In College

2016 has been a busy year for us, and we want to share a glimpse of our TA team in action in campus events we participated or facilitated.

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Meet the Amazing Women from our offices all over the world

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.

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Find Your Own Career Path by Following Your True North

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 In Careers, CareerAreas

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.

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Using the Past to Shape our Present and Inspire Our Future – A Tribute to Black History Month.

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. 

 

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At UnitedHealth Group we are diverse in thought unified by one mission

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.

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We not only embrace diversity, at UnitedHealth Group we live it every day.

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. 

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UnitedHealth Group is a great place to finish your career

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 In Diversity

Learn from two of our seasoned professionals why UnitedHealth Group is a great place to consider when you are thinking about the final years in your career.

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Shaping health care by the numbers

Friday, January 27, 2017 In CareerAreas, Careers

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.

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If you've been referred to a position at UnitedHealth Group, make the most of the opportunity

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.

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How to Stay Informed After You’ve Submitted Your Application

Friday, January 13, 2017 In Hiring Process, College

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.

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Personal Branding 201: Make experience work for you

Thursday, December 22, 2016 In Careers, Job Search Tips

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

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Eight things I learned from women leaders at UnitedHealth Group and Optum

Monday, December 19, 2016 In Careers, Culture

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, a User Experience & Interaction Design Director at Optum, explores what makes women leaders successful.

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Employee Engagement & Development at UnitedHealth Group

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 In Careers, CareerAreas

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.

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Employee wellbeing, a priority at UnitedHealth Group

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 In Culture

Meet Ishaa, Talent Acquisition Manger at UnitedHealth Group sharing great insights of enrolling to an in house maternity program we have at UnitedHealth Group called CareNine.

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Interview with Dan, Vice President, Product Engineering & Data Services

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.

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Clinical Careers in the Corporate Setting – Interview with Ryan Benedicto, Clinical Director for Optum in the Philippines

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 In CareerAreas

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.

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November is Military Month at 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.

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Pharmacy Roles at UnitedHealth Group: What is it like to work here?

Monday, October 17, 2016 In CareerAreas, Careers

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.

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Personal Branding 101: Crafting Your Elevator Speech and Tips for Introverts

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.

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Provider Relations professionals – representing UnitedHealth Group on the front lines of Health Care. (Provider mini-series 1 of 3)

Monday, September 12, 2016 In CareerAreas, Careers

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.

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Personal Branding 101 for College Students

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.

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Pharmacy Technician Career Paths at UnitedHealth Group

Thursday, August 25, 2016 In Careers, CareerAreas

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.

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Telecommuting as a Medical Coder

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.

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Types of Projects in Our Technology Development Program

Monday, August 1, 2016 In College

In Part 1, Samantha B. talks about life within TDP, a student tech program available to college interns and recent grads. Now she covers the types of projects she’s worked on and what she’s learned along the way

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Connecting Globally – Insight into Working on a Global Team

Monday, July 25, 2016 In Culture

Find out what it takes to work on a global team and how we use technology to support communication

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Ensuring you are a right fit before you apply

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 In Job Search Tips, Hiring Process

So you’ve searched our open jobs and are ready to submit your application. But how do you know if a specific job is right for you? Here are four questions to consider before applying

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Connecting Globally – Insight into Working on a Global Team

Monday, May 23, 2016 In Culture

Find out what it takes to work on a global team and how we use technology to support communication

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Video Interviewing Tips

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 video interview technology. Video interviewing allows you to bring your resume to life by telling your story on video.

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Behavioral Interviewing Tips for Transitioning Military

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:

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Career Path of a Consultant: An Interview with a top Consulting Professional at UnitedHealth Group's Optum

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 In Careers, CareerAreas, Job Search Tips

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.

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Palliative Care at UnitedHealth Group: Q&A with Nurse Practitioner, Gregg S.

Monday, March 14, 2016 In Our Businesses, Careers

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.

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Finding a Mentor Early In Your Career

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 In College, Careers, CareerAreas

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.

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Interview with Yogesh Rao, Director Product Management, Product Engineering team

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 In Careers, CareerAreas, Job Search Tips

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.

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Diversity impacts compassion, fosters curiosity and prevents group think.

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.

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Community and Career Growth in the Technology Development Program

Monday, January 18, 2016 In CareerAreas, College, Careers

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.

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Working with UnitedHealth Group is challenging but extremely fulfilling at the same time

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.

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How do our employees feel connected to our company’s mission in their everyday work?

Monday, January 11, 2016 In Careers, College, Culture

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.

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How to Translate Military Experience into a Corporate Resume

Friday, January 1, 2016 In Military, Hiring Process, Careers

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

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