Having been laid off from the company and then coming back in as a contractor, applied for positions. Wasn't making it to any interviews. Asked a recruiter as to why I wasn't making it to any of the interviews that I applied to the position. Pretty much told that I had too much experience, when directly asked if I was too old to get back in, said "I didn't say that" but it was pretty much implied.
Anthem Inc. is an American health insurance company founded in the 1940s, prior to 2014 known as WellPoint, Inc. It is the largest for-profit managed health care company in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
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