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.
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.
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.
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, a User Experience & Interaction Design Director at Optum, explores what makes women leaders successful.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 In CareerAreas
Ever wonder how it is like to have a clinical career in the corporate setting? Dario, our Clinical Director for Optum, a business of UnitedHealth Group shares his experience on what it’s like to have a clinical career in the corporate world. As a leader in UnitedHealth Group, he also shares how he engages his team, and how he guides them in their career growth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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