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Current Employee - Quality Auditor  in  Abilene, TX (US)
Current Employee - Quality Auditor in Abilene, TX (US)

I have been working at Blue Cross (TX)

Pros

Great flexiblity with your work schedule, and good performance can lead to the oppurtunity to work from home. The benefits are excellent, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), pension, 18+ days of paid time off plus holidays, and tutiton assistance of up to $5400 a year. The company puts a lot of money into training so they give you as many resources as they can to help you suceed. I haven't heard of any non-salaried employees being laid off.

Cons

I'm not going to lie, the work is boring and very tedious, but you are well compensated for it. Salary and management positions do not come open often in the Abilene location, so the competetion is high for a promotion in that area. If you put in the time and effort you can easily move into some higher paying hourly positions though. Also, there is a lot of promotion oppurtunity if you are willing to move to another location. There can be quite a bit of required overtime in peak months.

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Overall good experience.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Blue Cross (TX)

    Pros

    Very financially stable, non-investor owned, family-oriented, a leader in health care insurance innovations, generous benefits. The pay depends on the area.

    Cons

    One is the massive bureaucracy which really gets in the way of the speed of business. The other is it is painfully obvious that people who work in the Chicago HQ receive preferential treatment regarding promotions. Can be hard on morale in the 3 other Blues. Nobody dares to bring it up out of fear of sounding "negative."

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    BCBS of TX Job experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Blue Cross (TX)

    Pros

    Great Benefits and pension plan, competetive salary, good team atmosphere.
    Employee bonuses given yearly.

    Cons

    Work is very redundant, excessive time spent on phone with customers, environment is in production mode which is somewhat restrictive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Managers are ok, some probably required more training, as sometimes staff had to problem solve among themselves. Managers also appeared to be overworked and overwhelmed most of the time.

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