Thread regarding Anthem Inc. layoffs

Should I apply?

I am unemployed (last job did a bait and switch and ultimately let several of us go). I applied at Anthem and started researching them and saw this. How can they have jobs needing to be filled (claims) and still doing what appears to be a ton of layoffs? I need a job, but I don't need to be laid off again.

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Post ID: @OP+14ePl06y

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Decent compensation package. To get one of those you have to have worked for Anthem for DECADES. At the most you're going to get 6 months after 20+ years. 6 months of severance isn't shi* when a pandemic is going on.

Gail has made it perfectly clear that her ONLY interest is in pandering to the stockholders. All the talk about culture-building and improving morale was a distraction to cover her selling out so much of the company to overseas vendors to make a profit. She made the decision to force everyone at director level and above to stop working remotely right before the pandemic hit, and I'm certain she was going to start forcing lower level employees back in (the job postings before the pandemic very rarely mentioned remote work, but more recently remote jobs are sneaking back in). She had to get smacked with a COVID clue. She's destroyed the company that existed for decades before she got her greedy fingers on it.

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Post ID: @hrjs+14ePl06y

Claims is absolutely at risk of losing their jobs to the overseas vendors

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Post ID: @eela+14ePl06y

Apply. Claims rarely has layoffs. And if you were at some point you get a decent compensation package.

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Post ID: @8bae+14ePl06y

If your options are apply or be unemployed, apply. It’s not a guarantee you’ll get a job, but job hunting is a numbers job. Submit your resume everywhere. If you get hired, find a way to make yourself invaluable - extra hours, extra effort, be proactive.

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Post ID: @4kvj+14ePl06y

Go ahead and apply. Claims processors are rarely laid off.

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Post ID: @2fsy+14ePl06y

Thank you for the responses. I'm talking about claims processing or auditing. I know another company who had off shore in claims for a bit, but it was data entry.

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Post ID: @2exv+14ePl06y

Do not apply to any IT jobs on the commercial side. Most of those jobs (over 50%) are moving offshore.

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Post ID: @1tcm+14ePl06y

It depends what you mean by "Claims". If it is for an IT area job, the prospects of you getting laid off are pretty high. Same for some supporting areas, like Enrollment and Billing, etc. Also depends upon how badly you need a job. In this current environment, I don't think there is very much secure at this, or any, company.

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