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Finding Career Path Success with the Center for Clinician Advancement

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 In CareerAreas, Careers

Nursing careers at UnitedHealth group can take a path eight-ways-from-Sunday. The sky is the limit! From work environments to area specialties, the Center for Clinician Advancement (CFCA) is designed to help Nurses and Clinicians navigate towards a successful career path.

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How to Stay Informed After You’ve Submitted Your Application

Monday, November 19, 2018 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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If you've been referred to a position at UnitedHealth Group, make the most of the opportunity

Monday, November 19, 2018 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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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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The Importance of Serving our Military Families

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 In Military, College, Culture, Diversity

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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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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Tips for applying from your mobile device

Thursday, January 25, 2018 In Job Search Tips, Hiring Process

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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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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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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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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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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Employee wellbeing, a priority at UnitedHealth Group

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 In Culture, Our Businesses

Meet Ishaa, Talent Acquisition Manager 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, 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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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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Personal Branding 101 for College Students

Monday, August 29, 2016 In College, Job Search Tips

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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Connecting Globally – Insight into Working on a Global Team

Monday, July 25, 2016 In Culture, Our Businesses

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, Culture

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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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 HireVue. 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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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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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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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 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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