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Insight from the Human Resources team about life and careers at BlueCross.

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10 Tips for Working From Home

April 16, 2020: With the global spread of COVID-19, many employees have been working from home. If you’ve never worked remotely, the prospect can be intimidating. Here are some tips to ease the transition.


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Chamber Program Good for Business

March 10, 2020: As one of the largest employers in Richland County, it’s no wonder that BlueCross has been one of the major supporters of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Columbia program.


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What Do Diversity, Inclusion Mean for BlueCross?

Feb. 24, 2020: At BlueCross, maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace is part of the company’s core values. A diversity and inclusion consultant offers some insight into how the company and its Human Resources department work to ensure its employees represent all the communities BlueCross serves. 


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Executive Focuses on Care, Improving Experience

Jan. 30, 2020: Rolanda Aiken, vice president of Quality Improvement and Clinical Compliance, uses her experience as a nurse to serve BlueCross members. 


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A Career That Made a Difference

Dec. 17, 2019: At the end of this year, Terry Peace will retire from her position as senior vice president of the Group and Individual Division of BlueCross. After 26 years at BlueCross, it is no secret that she has made an impact on the company and the community.


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A Call to Service

Nov. 11, 2019: Lt. Col. Bryan Tolar had a calling to serve. With more than 27 years in the military, Tolar brings his skills to BlueCross where he hopes to help the company attract and retain more veterans and military personnel like himself. 


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Executive Reflects on Work With Medicaid

Oct. 17, 2019: Dan Gallagher has worked in the health care insurance industry for more than 35 years. He shares insight on Medicaid, working for BlueCross and the industry as he nears retirement. 


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BlueCross Supports Disability Employment Awareness Month

Oct. 10, 2019: This October, for National Disability Employment Awareness Month, BlueCross joins community partners to dispel myths about disabilities.


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Five Reasons to Work at BlueCross

Sep. 3, 2019: BlueCross' director of talent acquisition shares insights into working for the company.


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BlueCross Leaders Offer Advice to 2020 Graduates

May 7, 2020: Those graduating this year have worked hard for years to reach this point. Unexpectedly, the world has changed. To help this year’s graduates get a head start, a few of BlueCross BlueShield’s leaders wanted to share some advice. 


The Importance of Building a Network During a Pandemic 

June 25, 2020: Because of the pandemic, many South Carolinians have found there has been a shift in employment, opportunities and career growth. Business networking remains an important tool for working professionals, whether looking for a new job after losing one, staying updated with business trends or connecting for career advancement. Experts from the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce offer insight into building a professional network today. 


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Interning During a Pandemic 

July 30, 2020: There’s no doubt that 2020 will be a memorable year for all of us. And for BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina’s summer interns, that will be especially true. 


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How to Clean up Your Resume

Aug. 20, 2020: Since the start of the pandemic in March, thousands of South Carolinians have lost their jobs. One of the first steps to looking for employment opportunities is to get your resume updated. BlueCross recruiter Sharon Ellington shared some of her top resume tips to get yours to the top of the pile. 


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6 Questions With Able SC 

Oct. 7, 2020: BlueCross is committed to diversity and inclusion every day. This comes to the forefront during National Disability Employment Awareness Month. All year, we work with community organizations to support employment efforts. Able SC's Sandy Jordan shares what the organization is doing to support South Carolinians with disabilities and why employers should be seeking people with disabilities for their workforce.


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BlueCross: Veterans, Deploy Your Talents Here 

Nov. 11, 2020: As one of the largest employers in South Carolina, BlueCross knows that hiring veterans will provide the company with top talent. The company’s Human Resources team works closely with military organizations across the state to support this effort. Elisa Edwards, director of employment services with the South Carolina National Guard, works with BlueCross regularly. In her role she builds partnerships with other employers and the National Guard. 


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How to Land a Summer Internship

Dec. 10, 2020: College classes may be ending but many students will spend the winter break away from campus working on applications for summer internships. Our BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina internship experts have some tips for landing that summer gig and answers to commonly asked questions. 


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Celebrating Our Women in Tech 

Feb. 11, 2021: Globally, women are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, particularly in technology. Women make up half of the workforce, but they typically make up only 25 percent of the technology field. As one of the leading technology companies in the Southeast, we know how important it is to have women at the table. Women working in technology here at BlueCross share advice and some lessons they have learned in their careers.  


Kudos for Wellness Efforts 

March 2, 2021: BlueCross offers many health and wellness programs for its employees. Two national workplace wellness groups have honored BlueCross for its work to improve staff well-being. 


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Saluting Our Nurses 

May 6, 2021: Every May, we celebrate nurses — registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed practical nurses and others — who have dedicated their work to helping others. BlueCross employs hundreds of nurses who help our members every day. Meet a few of our stellar nurses making a difference for our members. 


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