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Finding a Mentor at the Beginning of Your Career

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 In Careers, Culture

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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Customer Service Roles for Bilingual Facebook Chat Recap

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 In Careers, CareerAreas

At UnitedHealth Group, we are committed to diversity and inclusion. By leveraging the depth of a diverse workforce, we can better meet the needs of the increasingly multi-cultural clients, communities, individuals we serve. In some positions, bilingual skills are necessary to provide services and are essential to successful performance of the work we do.

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A Day in the Life - An Interview with an Optum HouseCalls Nurse Practitioner and a UnitedHealthcare Nurse Case Manager

Monday, July 9, 2018 In Careers, Our Businesses, Culture

A Nursing career at UnitedHealth Group can be challenging, yet very rewarding at the same time. Our Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners are caregivers through and through. At UnitedHealth Group, they work in a fast-paced environment directly with patients providing compassionate, personal care.

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Careers after the Technology Development Program

Thursday, May 17, 2018 In Careers, CareerAreas, College

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.

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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, Careers

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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Finishing Your Career With Confidence

Thursday, February 22, 2018 In Careers, Hiring Process, CareerAreas, Diversity

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, CareerAreas, College

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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Working With Disabilities

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 In Diversity, Culture, Careers

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, Careers, Diversity

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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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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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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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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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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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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Personal Branding 201: Make experience work for you

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

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, Diversity

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.

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Employee Engagement & Development at UnitedHealth Group

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 In Careers, CareerAreas, Culture, Job Search Tips

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

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 In Careers, Culture, CareerAreas

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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November is Military Month at UnitedHealth Group

Monday, October 17, 2016 In Military, Culture, Diversity, Careers

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, Job Search Tips, Careers

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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Learn what it is like to be a Finance Professional at UnitedHealth Group

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 In CareerAreas, Careers

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.

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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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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, Careers

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, Careers, CareerAreas

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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My Career Path from Technology Intern to App Developer at Optum

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 In College, Careers

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.

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How to use the Military Skills Translator for Veterans

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 In Military, Careers, Diversity

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.

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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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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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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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