WellPoint Reviews

Updated 30 September 2014
Updated 30 September 2014
524 Reviews
3.3
524 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • I work from home which is very nice as I don't have to fight traffic every day (in 98 reviews)

  • Good level of work/life balance, it's definitely a 9-5 environment (in 31 reviews)


Cons
  • They demand a lot and do not take work/life balance into consideration very often (in 24 reviews)

  • This forced an extremely strong and ethical senior management out of the company (in 14 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Very good company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at WellPoint full-time

    Pros

    Great work culture, interesting and challenging projects, fantastic coworkers.

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Wonderful company

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    Current Employee - Training Specialist  in  Albany, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Training Specialist in Albany, NY (US)

    I have been working at WellPoint full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, growth and opportunities, compensation, caring company

    Cons

    Way too much expected out of their training specialists

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need more trainers to support all the new hires due to growth

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Excellent and room to grow with company.

    Former Employee - Medical Undewriter  in  Cincinnati, OH (US)
    Former Employee - Medical Undewriter in Cincinnati, OH (US)

    I worked at WellPoint full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and training. Diversity is a true assess

    Cons

    Location of main office may not be workable for all

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  5.  

    Business Analyst

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at WellPoint for less than a year

    Pros

    Love it great place to work

    Cons

    None so far - just started one month ago

    Recommends
  6.  

    Quite satisfied because of work-life balance

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    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst II
    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst II

    I have been working at WellPoint full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Work-life balance, good compensation, and decent perks

    Cons

    Poor integration with subsidiaries and limits career outlook for the ones in subsidiaries

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Was a good experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at WellPoint

    Pros

    Excellent learning opportunities, great team!

    Cons

    Compensation,there were frequent reorganization during the time I worked there

  8.  

    manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at WellPoint full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Top level leaders are good, good benefits, lots of smiling faces

    Cons

    Need more growth opportunities and competitive salaries
    Poor work life balance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Sales Representative

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative  in  New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at WellPoint full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Large organization offering careers across the country. Good wellness benefits.

    Cons

    Like most organizations; you'll have to pull more than your weight. The company's value does not always trickle down stream.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Overall good experience

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    Current Employee - Licensing and Credentialing Specialist  in  Indianapolis, IN (US)
    Current Employee - Licensing and Credentialing Specialist in Indianapolis, IN (US)

    I have been working at WellPoint full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Got a great look inside how a large insurance company operates.

    Cons

    Cut-throat, impossible learning curve, all tech-support outsourced to non-English company, relatively zero in house tech support.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide a more detailed training course

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Just ok

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    Current Employee - Trainer  in  Mason, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Trainer in Mason, OH (US)

    I have been working at WellPoint full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent pay and flexible schedule with work from home opportunities. Benefits package is decent and competitive with other companies

    Cons

    Lack of structure and employee development. Could use a much better approach to development and on boarding of new hires

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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