Questions and Answers about CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

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Too many projects assigned to one person.

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I would LISTEN to the employees and take time to LEARN and UNDERSTAND how departments actually function and how they do NOT work together. I would meet regularly with employee representatives to get feedback on what is and isn't working. I would invest more in the employees. I would remove, reassign or retrain those who were not performing well or growing themselves and the company.

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I can only comment regarding the department/area I worked in. It was fast paced and quite thrilling - Which I Loved about the department/area I worked in. I felt that the company sometimes acted as a dinosaur regarding slow movement and non-growth in the industry. It could do more to regain the consideration as the leader in the industry.

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Depending on the role, department, and manager the hiring process could be beneficial if . For those who seek a role which requires appeasing the party whom has hired you, then the role maybe suitable. That seems to be the norm. Hiring those who exhibit leadership skills is not what CareFirst is looking for.

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No it is not, the pay rate is not competitive at all.

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Customer service oriented and answering calls in a timely manner is key.

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Flexibility in the standard 40 hours work week to ease the difficulty of the daily commute. Most managers allowed early/late starts and early/late departures with core working hours that were roughly 930am to 330pm. In addition, meetings could be attended via phone and Skype/Lync.

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