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Blue Shield Of California Reviews

Updated 15 November 2018
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Blue Shield Of California President & CEO Paul Markovich
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Pros
  • "Tons of work-life balance to allow me what I need to do for myself and my family" (in 78 reviews)

  • "Most people have the flexibility to work from home some days/full time" (in 31 reviews)

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  1. "Great mission, wonderful and smart people and a truly flexible working model"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Shield Of California full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    First and foremost it's the people! The people at BSC are collaborative, intelligent and committed to the mission. It's exciting to be here at this time, and the CEO's commitment to improving healthcare is breathtaking.

    Cons

    BSC has been here since 1939. Things can somehow seem overly complicated and planned.

    Advice to Management

    Take pride in who you are. As an employer we offer stability, flexibility and a mission that is inspiring.


  2. "Love it here!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Shield Of California full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic mission. Stellar leadership. Amazing co-workers. Meaningful work!

    Cons

    Lots of change can be challenging but it's worth it!

    Advice to Management

    Keep focused on transforming healthcare!

  3. "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Shield Of California full-time

    Pros

    Great mission--always something great happening.

    Cons

    Change needed in top leadership.


  4. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Shield Of California full-time

    Pros

    The company has a great mission and offers meaningful opportunities to contribute to transforming healthcare. Great emphasis on developing leaders, promoting from within and serving our communities. Flexibility and ability to work from home a plus!

    Cons

    Work/life balance could be challenging at times due to ambitious mission. However, that is offset by flexible schedules and supportive managers.


  5. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Blue Shield Of California part-time

    Pros

    Good pay and good hours

    Cons

    Bad managers do not listen to staff

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees


  6. "QA"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Analyst
    Current Employee - QA Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Shield Of California full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, work life balance

    Cons

    Lesser number of team building events.

    Blue Shield Of California Response

    13 Nov 2018 – HR

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We're continuously working to improve our employee experience. Thank you again for the feedback!


  7. "Good Company; Good Mission"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Blue Shield Of California full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Feels good to work for a company with a purpose and mission.

    Cons

    Engagement was a consistent challenge at a more broad level.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of the people and ease the focus on being a great place to work; let it happen naturally.

    Blue Shield Of California Response

    13 Nov 2018 – HR

    Thanks for posting about your experience at Blue Shield. We value your input and hope you will continue to work with us to improve our employee experience. Thank you again for sharing your... More

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Progressive company with alot to offer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Shield Of California full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The work is challenging because this is a growing company with a hefty mission. The leadership team is focused on the right things: transforming healthcare, growing the best talent and creating an environment focused on innovation. Tons of work-life balance to allow me what I need to do for myself and my family. Accountability and independence to do my best work. I also appreciate that leadership isn't afraid to make tough decisions.

    Cons

    The workload can be heavy at times so you need to constantly prioritize and assess what is the highest impact work.

    Advice to Management

    Keep focused on the innovation and transformation agenda. Continue to hire top talent to grow the company.

    Blue Shield Of California Response

    13 Nov 2018 – HR

    Thanks for leaving us a review. We’re glad that you enjoy the opportunities we provide and the hard work of our leadership team. We know that our industry can be frustrating at times, but we remain... More


  9. "Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Shield Of California full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Mission and strategy -- opportunity to transform health care
    Benefits

    Cons

    Heavy workload; work life balance
    Bureaucracy


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Product Owner"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Blue Shield Of California full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work life balance, Good people

    Cons

    Very unprofessional in their approach at times


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