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45 Questions

Is the pay typical for this industry?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

I would say on the higher end of typical.

Answer as an employer

How would you rate the pay in the company?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

Very good. Making much more than I did previously.

Answer as an employer

How are my chances for landing a job without prior work experience?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

Depends which position but pretty good.

Answer as an employer

What career opportunities are there?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

There are plenty of opportunities to move up the ladder at my company. And they are great about promoting from within.

Answer as an employer

What aspects of your boss' leadership style could use improvement?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

Nothing, I think she does a great job at trusting us to do our jobs with minimal intervention until needed.

Answer as an employer

How should I dress for a job interview?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

A suit is perfect.

Answer as an employer

Do you have a cafeteria?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

Yes.

Answer as an employer

Does the company offer salaried or hourly positions?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

Both

Answer as an employer

How is the company perceived by outsiders?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

The company perceived to be a good place to work for by outsiders.

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How is the image of the company in your opinion?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

its a great starting job

Answer as an employer

How long does the application process take?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

The application process does take a moderate amount of time due to the screening and interviewing process.

Answer as an employer

How would you describe the company culture?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

It’s very diversified

Answer as an employer

I am 55 years old – how are my chances for applying at the company?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

Good. We have people of all ages.

Answer as an employer

What do you like most about working for this company?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

The people. For sure.

Answer as an employer

What questions are usually asked in the job interview?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

It varies for departments

Answer as an employer

How is the working environment in the company?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

We are under construction right now, but the plans looks like the environment is designed for optimal efficiency.

Answer as an employer

How long did it take between application and first contact by the company?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

Less than a week.

Answer #2 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

1 day

Answer as an employer

What's the best way to get reliable info on open positions?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

The career link on the anthem.com website.

Answer as an employer

How much does a junior employee make in the different departments?

Asked on June 10, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 10, 2018 by a current employee

Above minimum wage.

Answer as an employer

How successful can women be in this company?

Asked on June 10, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 10, 2018 by a current employee

Very successful.

Answer as an employer

What type of education is best for someone starting out at this company?

Asked on June 10, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 10, 2018 by a current employee

Depends on the position. The minimal would be a HS diploma.

Answer as an employer

Does the company offer regular training opportunities and if so, which ones?

Asked on June 3, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

No.

Answer #2 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

yes it helps highschoolers get the job quickly

Answer as an employer

Do employees ever leave the company to return and work again for the company?

Asked on June 3, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

Yes

Answer as an employer

Do tattoos affect my chances of landing a job?

Asked on June 3, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

No

Answer as an employer

Does the company allow employees to work from home? If so, to what extent?

Asked on June 3, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

Yes. I work from home full time.

Answer as an employer

How does the application process work, which questions are usually asked?

Asked on June 3, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

Apply online and not sure what is asked.

Answer #2 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

Various texh questions as well as personal hobbies / interest questions.

Answer as an employer

I am 50 years old – how are my chances for applying at the company?

Asked on June 3, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

I would think fine.

Answer as an employer

Is there work on weekends or holidays and if so, is there overtime and how much?

Asked on June 3, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

Some overtime on weekends when needed

Answer as an employer

What about the work-life balance?

Asked on June 3, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

My position has a good work-life balance

Answer #2 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

They have work-life balance

Answer as an employer

What changes would you suggest for improving the work environment?

Asked on June 3, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

none

Answer #2 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

None

Answer as an employer