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After you submit your application and complete required qualifying questions (or an assessment where applicable), our system will generate an automated email response to you confirming receipt of your application.

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At this time, our recruiters take great care to match qualified candidates for each position to be reviewed by our hiring managers.

This process can take several days or several weeks depending on applicant volume. As a Fortune 14, employer of choice, we receive thousands of applications every day and ask that you remain patient during this time. For a better understanding of our hiring process, check out this link: http://uhg.hr/1TZXXrg.

During the process, you can easily get updates on the status of your application. Here is a short video that shows you how to check on your application: http://uhg.hr/1PrMYIi

You can also follow up with our recruiters every week by joining our recruiter chat option for times and how to join, click here: http://uhg.hr/25EU5EQ

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The training period depends entirely on the position, but yes you will be compensated.

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Great question! You can speak to our recruiters during our weekly chat hours! This is a great way to get feedback on your specific applications and assessments. Here is a link: http://bit.ly/2dS4mHg

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We offer competitive health and well-being options and we significantly contribute to the cost of benefits for you and your family. So no matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far reaching choice of employee benefits - choices that offer greater flexibility to tailor your benefits to your individual needs.

For more information on our rewards and benefits, click here: http://uhg.hr/1TT6nUD

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The specific benefits will vary based on the position. I would suggest that you reach out to your hiring manager to see how this benefit could change as you progress on your career path.

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This varies depending on the role. When you meet with your manager, I would suggest asking this question so you are sure to understand the expectations.

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The dress code varies in specifics based on location. In general, UnitedHealth Group employees are expected to dress professionally and represent the company in a professional manner. Should you reach the interview phase for a position, this would be an appropriate question to ask of the hiring manager.

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Yes! We have telecommute positions available here: http://uhg.hr/1KWYyCV

You can narrow down by career area as well on the left hand side of the page.

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For Positions at UnitedHealth Group, we use multiple forms of interviewing for our roles including, telephone, digital video and in person interviews. You could potentially have one or all three of these kinds throughout the process. For more information on our hiring process, check this out: http://uhg.hr/1kHIaPf

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You can find information about our work environment here: http://uhg.hr/1IicRDq You can also connect with our recruiters everyweek here: uhg.hr/recruitchat

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