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.
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.
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.
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.
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, from our college recruiting team, to help you ace the behavioral interview questions:
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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:
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.
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.
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.
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