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Careers & Culture

Meet the faces behind BCBSNC and learn more about what we’re doing in North Carolina and beyond.

Serving Those Who Serve Durham

What makes Durham a great place to live and work? You could name a lot of things, but the most important is that Durham is a community that cares. Durhamites look out for one another and the city boasts a network of churches and nonprofits that extend a hand – or food or clothing or shelter – to those in need.

The open workspace: Is it really that bad?

Pity the open workspace. It has been criticized by everybody from The Washington Post to Fast Company magazine for creating office distractions, destroying privacy and even making employees sick. So when BCBSNC transitioned out of its well-known Chapel Hill...

America’s Health: A Smart Investment

When I received the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s 2015 “Investing in America’s Health” report recently, the title struck me. Specifically, the word “investing” started me thinking. Impact across America The report outlines the combined community impact of the...

Bringing your true self to work

Bringing your whole and best self to work is an aspirational goal for some. But for others, it’s a daunting challenge. According to a study by the Human Rights Campaign in 2014, 53 percent of the LGBTQ community concealed their sexuality at work and 35 percent lie...

Month of Thanks 2014: #GivingTuesday Wrap-Up

Thinking Thanks on #GivingTuesday “Thanks” is a word we use many times a day – at least, our mothers would hope we use it many times a day. We say it so often, it has lost some of its impact, just like “interesting” or “dynamic.” Those words really don’t communicate...

Welcome to Month of Thanks 2014

“To improve the health and well-being of our customers and communities.”   We adopted that mission statement in 2014, and at first glance, it may seem odd that “health insurance” isn’t mentioned. But the words of our mission statement were very purposefully chosen, as...

The Skinny on Narrow Networks

The old marketing phrase “one size fits all” has fallen on hard times. Whether shopping for smartphones or sweaters, consumers want their choices. That’s true even for health insurance. Partly in response to the Affordable Care Act, health insurers...

5 Tips to Jump Start Your Career in 2014

By now, many of us have vowed to do a number of things in 2014. You may have resolved to be healthier and save more money. Those are important goals for sure. But don’t let your career take a backseat. These five pointers will help you jump-start your career with...