Topics regarding layoffs at Anthem Inc.
I'm really close to making that same decision, but I'm not there just yet. What made you decide to leave?
And I'm not talking about superficial change such as reorganizations instigated just to lay off a bunch of employees. I'm talking about real change in the way we do business that could help the company achieve long-term benefits instead of just... — read more
I was able to negotiate my separation package to something way better than what was offered. I think everyone should try to negotiate.
Drum roll please https://youtu.be/bSAB72mW47I PEACE OUT!! Wonder what da THEORIES are... — read more
What are the reasons for laying off Virginia Beach employees? Do you have more info? — read more
When will job security once again become a thing at Anthem?
There will be a massive layoff in G&A. Managers, Directors and Staff VPs have been meeting since April to make cuts on all job levels of the organization. Leadership has invested in automation and integration that were results of cost of care... — read more
Anthem Associates are Hoarding Vacation hours as they are so afraid they will be RIF or Laid Off in the Next Round. Basically these Associates are working from Home and taking Vacations while working Remotely or Babysitting the Kids Children... — read more
With the new leadership of different groups (for some groups, 3rd VP in 2 years), a new direction and agile are a common theme. More care for stock price than employees. As new org charts are created, with consulting companies, layoffs are occurring... — read more
Are we expecting any layoffs?
Supposedly for IT, the mix will be 40% Anthem employees, 30% Legato and 30% from other contracting companies. No idea what current mix is. No idea ETA to achieve this mix.
It was originally thought by Anthem IT associates, including mid-to-lower level IT management, that Legato was being formed in India as a means to replace the contracting services offered to Anthem by companies such as Deloitte, Cognizant, US... — read more
If you are subject to the layoff ,please be informed If your retirement eligible, you need to request a 'retirement benefit package' HR handles the details diifferently .HR will not offer you this option you must ask for it. Otherwise you lose the... — read more
Anthem does this in waves so 'not to stir the pot' ,if you will. Too many layoffs at once in a particular state,in a certain time frame, a company is required to report to the labor board - Anthem is laying low. They have this all figured out . For... — read more
Anyone who was recently laid off or at risk of getting laid off, do not worry because job market is so hot outside. I was able to get 4 higher paying job offers within a month of getting laid off. Good luck to you all!
I don't see any mentions of more layoffs today, does that mean we are done? I certainly hope we are, I'm really not sure how much more of this uncertainty I can take. Wouldn't it be nice to have all off this done in a single day, instead of having to... — read more
Does anybody know how far ahead managers are notified of upcoming layoffs or are they only notified the day before or the day of?
Does anybody know if there will be another mass layoff happening in June?
I can tell you exactly how it happens....you will get an invite for one-on-one with your manager (if you are WFH), but an HR rep will be included. Your manager will read from a SCRIPT and tell you that you are losing your job, then turn the call over... — read more
Can these people be more wicked? In VA, you not only lose your job and HC, but you're stuck with Anthem or Optima if you try to buy your own insurance. The most a single person can earn to avoid the crazy monthly premiums is $45k! My expected premium... — read more
She can help look over your Severance agreements, advise and HELP! Possible RALLY even though NATION WIDE - Across states layoffs are occurring ALSO Let me know anyone up for CLASS ACTION! I wonder WHY HCL left Anthem! - and not COGNIZANT!!! — read more
Does anyone know about the AI algorithms used for tracking our buy-in to the new processes?
Everyone wants to know who's getting hit next, but it's too risky to name depts out here. Is anyone brave enough to make a cryptic prediction?
Since I’m seeing a lot of salary info thrown around feel free to see how you compare to your peers. Glassdoor is all over the place, so this info may help. It is illegal to prevent sharing of salaries so no worries there. You can round numbers so... — read more
So, in my division the job postings use to be anywhere WFH. However, the last position posted was within a certain distance from an IT Core. Anybody else heard of this?
Looking at the Severance SPD doc on Pulse and Service Credits were lowered to 1.5 weeks Base Pay (was 2 weeks) p/yr (+) prorate for full weeks completed. VA UE max weekly pay is $378. So Anthem takes your weekly pay - $378 and that's what gets... — read more
In case this was not posted before - this is exactly what Anthem wants these days: Employers are ideally looking for an employee with the wisdom of a 50 year old, the experience of a 40 year old, the drive of a 30 year old, and the pay scale of a 20... — read more
I miss the days when retirees were given retirement parties and given a good send off. Now your basically just handed your walking papers and shown the door. How ironic that we are forced to complete the “I am Anthem” training knowing so well nobody... — read more
RIFs are happening every month. Seems like they are making room for hiring Legato “associates” in India. I am so glad I did not consider moving to Atlanta. I know of people who did and who since got RIF’ed and/or are worries about being next. No one... — read more
I was going to write a long post but I’ll keep it short. You are first reviewed probably pretty fairly by your manager. Then the staff VP or VP will step in and reduce. All managers are allowed only 20% max of their team to get an exceeds. Your... — read more
ANTHEM has removed or eliminated all organizational announcements on all the RIFs, reorganizations and changes. They are doing this on purpose and do NOT want the information in any hard copy or email that can be shared with the news media. The RIFs... — read more
I was employed by Blue Cross/CaliforniaCare Health Plans/Wellpoint/Anthem for 31 years. In the end when I retired it was not near the company as when I started in 1984 however I would not change my experiences there. I had no idea about insurance... — read more
More layoffs are planning behind the screen.Expect it by June mid-to-end .I will post update as soon as it is available.