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Virtual volunteer opportunities connect BCBSNE employees with community

During the month of April, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) supported communities and nonprofits on the frontlines of the pandemic through United Way of the Midlands’ (UWM) Day of Action. UWM, a nonprofit helping those most vulnerable work toward independence through programs fostering basic needs, education and financial stability, hosts Day of

By |2021-05-14T10:15:52-05:00May 19th, 2021|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Virtual volunteer opportunities connect BCBSNE employees with community

University of Nebraska at Omaha launches unique corporate partnership with BCBSNE

Employees at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) will have the opportunity to pursue a degree at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) without paying upfront tuition costs thanks to a new innovative corporate partnership. This partnership removes any barriers related to cost or affordability by enabling BCBSNE employees to take courses

By |2021-05-06T10:22:16-05:00May 6th, 2021|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on University of Nebraska at Omaha launches unique corporate partnership with BCBSNE

Career coaching program offers one-on-one support for employees

Customized, one-on-one support. That’s what Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) career coaching program offers employees. BCBSNE’s human resources department launched the program in February of 2020 to provide employees with a new outlet for professional growth opportunities, Rebekka Erks Byrne, organizational development specialist, said. Through the program, employees connect with a coach

By |2021-03-09T13:49:18-06:00March 11th, 2021|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Career coaching program offers one-on-one support for employees

BCBSNE releases workforce diversity statistics

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recently released its 2020-2021 workforce diversity statistics, providing insight to the makeup of the company. Key data include the number of women and people of color in the workforce and on the executive leadership team, the generational differences of employees and the percentage of employees who agree

By |2021-03-10T11:37:21-06:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE releases workforce diversity statistics

A look back at our 2020 Wise & Well nominees

While 2020 was a year of new experiences and changes, one thing stayed at the front of these nominees’ minds: Wellness. Every month, our Wise & Well series highlighted a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employee’s dedication to their health and wellness. Here’s a look back at who we recognized in 2020:

By |2020-12-29T08:38:11-06:00December 30th, 2020|Categories: Health and Wellness, Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on A look back at our 2020 Wise & Well nominees

New remote-work positions created in 2020 benefit BCBSNE and employees alike

Sarah Van Buskirk said she didn’t know losing her old customer service position would be a blessing. Living in Humphrey, Nebraska, a town of roughly 800, most job opportunities available to her were located in Norfolk and Columbus, both about 25 miles away. Her new employer as of August, however, is even further from home.

By |2020-12-16T16:02:12-06:00December 17th, 2020|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on New remote-work positions created in 2020 benefit BCBSNE and employees alike

BCBSNE acts on pledge to make meaningful change in fighting racial injustice

In June, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), along with the rest of the 36 Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies, joined the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association in pledging to make meaningful change in fighting racial injustice. BCBSNE is acting on its pledge by hosting diversity and inclusion trainings for employees.

By |2020-11-10T14:47:47-06:00November 11th, 2020|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE acts on pledge to make meaningful change in fighting racial injustice

BCBSNE ranks among Nebraska’s best employers

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) was recently ranked as a best employer in the state by Forbes. Forbes, in collaboration with market research company Statista, surveyed 80,000 Americans working at businesses with at least 500 employees to identify the best employers in each state. Results were compiled for all 50 states, plus

By |2020-10-20T13:06:14-05:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE ranks among Nebraska’s best employers

Claims intern finds growth, joins family members working at BCBSNE

Teana Hamilton came to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) in 2019 as part of the summer intern program. “I had heard great things about BCBSNE,” said Hamilton, an intern in the claims department on the quality team. “I knew working here would be a great opportunity and experience for me to build

By |2020-10-12T13:57:18-05:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Claims intern finds growth, joins family members working at BCBSNE

BCBSNE talent acquisition manager talks recruiting, company culture on employment podcast

Colin Hayworth, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) talent acquisition manager, was recently featured on the Employment Gurus podcast. Kelly Adams, who has more than 30 years of employment experience, hosts the podcast, which aims to provide job seekers and human resources specialists with information on the employment world. During his interview with

By |2021-03-12T10:07:31-06:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE talent acquisition manager talks recruiting, company culture on employment podcast