BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Reviews

Updated 3 Aug 2020

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BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina President and CEO David S. Pankau (no image)
David S. Pankau
131 Ratings
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  • "Upper Management has no sense of training, building morale or team building(in 13 reviews)

  • "Low pay for work required in insurance(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Great place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Florence, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Job security, great benefits, great management, nice coworkers

    Cons

    stressful, long hours, N/a, N/a

  2. Helpful (1)

    "No Diversity within Senior Ranks"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbia, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pros are benefits and salary

    Cons

    You have to be in a special "network" and of a specific "race" and "gender" to progress into management. They do not hire minority females into management positions. This statement is based on experience. The statistics show that there are only 7% of minority females in the Information Systems organization.

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  3. "good company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Claims Processor I 

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time

    Pros

    Nice people and work environment

    Cons

    pay could be much better

  4. "Good Place to get your feet wet"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accountant II in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good managers and supervisors. Generally good people.

    Cons

    Not a whole lot of room to grow, hard to get a promotion due to Supervisors and Managers not leaving a position. It's well known who is getting which position when a higher up eventually retires.

  5. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time

    Pros

    Lots of support for employees. Benefits. Clear communication of goals. very structured.

    Cons

    Meetings can be time consuming. Atmosphere can be very political. Hours can be tough during crunch time.

  6. Helpful (2)

    "Stable company and Respected Company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Operations in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    BCBS is one of the stablest companies in the state.

    Cons

    Lack of executive opportunities for minorities.

  7. "Sense of community"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Information Technology in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Worked there for over 13 years! Only left due to spouse's relocations.

    Cons

    Weekend work occasionally for support-related issues

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Very unethical company."

    1.0
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Human Resources Generalist in Columbia, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very generous paid time off.

    Cons

    Extremely unethical company management from the top down, including human resources management.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Stats"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina full-time

    Pros

    Great exposure to new technologies

    Cons

    A lot of old school methods.

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  10. "BCBS OF SC is a strong company to grow with."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

    Pros

    Training and advancement is encouraged.

    Cons

    Some coworkers can be negative and caddy.

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