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Interviews at Optum

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Optum.

Interview experience

Based on 220 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 218 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 208 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Optum

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 6.

Interview process length
About a day or two
48%
About a week
25%
About a month
10%
About two weeks
9%
More than one month
8%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
75%
On-site interview
67%
Background check
57%
Written test
51%
Drug test
34%
Least reported steps
Presentation
5%
Take-home/sample work
1%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Optum

  • 1 day process only but you really have to give your best shot.
    Shared on April 4, 2019 - Associate Clinical Administrator - Taguig
  • Very quick. Initial interview, then entrance exams, then final interview. It took me just one week.
    Shared on August 4, 2018 - Provider Services - Cebu City
  • In-depth and analytic.
    Shared on January 23, 2018 - Recruitment Associate - Quezon City
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Interview questions at Optum

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Basic information about your self character
    Shared on November 10, 2020 - Engagement Specialist - Cebu City, Cebu
  • More about commitment in work and priorities
    Shared on March 1, 2020 - Pharmacy Benefits Analyst - mckinley
  • Tell something about your current role?
    Shared on September 5, 2019 - Value Stream Engineer, PSM - Taguig City

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Interview tips at Optum

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)43%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)31%
  • They didn’t have a dress code13%
  • Formal (business suit)11%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Optum

  • Be transparent. Tell them that the account is multi skilled and queing.
    Shared on January 17, 2022 - CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE - Alabang

The first interview at Optum

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In30%
  • Employee referral20%
  • Other online job site15%
  • Other15%
  • Through Indeed10%

How candidates received their first interview at Optum

  • Walk in, full day interview til i got my JO
    Shared on December 7, 2021 - Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Remote
  • Thru nezda
    Shared on August 14, 2020 - CSR - Customer Service Representative - Cebu City, Cebu
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