Category Archives: Job Search & Transition

LaunchCode Partnership Produces...

October 19, 2017 | Express Scripts

Earlier this year, leaders on our technology teams recognized an immediate hiring need at our St. Louis headquarters: Pega developers. But the problem was programmers proficient in that platform were in short supply. Fortunately, St. Louis is the headquarters of LaunchCode, an innovative nonprofit that provides learning resources and job opportunities to students in the […]

Come Sit With Us: 3 Career Stories...

October 5, 2017 | Express Scripts

The inspiration to choose a career in technology could come from anywhere. It could start by taking a challenging college course, playing with an old computer or being inspired by parents who work in the field. No matter what sparks the interest, technology benefits when women and men contribute and implement ideas together. That’s why […]

From Supermarket Cashier to Coder

September 20, 2017 | Express Scripts

Gail F. is an associate programmer analyst supporting the supporting the Specialty team as they transition to newer architecture. One year ago, I was a supermarket cashier with a bachelor’s degree in English, taking software development classes at a local community college. Today, I’m a programmer for Express Scripts – a Fortune 22 company. How […]

The Recruiter Scoop: Flipping the...

September 5, 2017 | Express Scripts

Chris K. is a senior recruiter responsible for hiring the technology talent to drive Express Scripts’ culture and technology transformation. When walking into an interview, candidates are typically well prepared. They’ve studied up on the company, prepared answers for standard behavioral questions and pulled out specific examples from their work experience that demonstrate their strengths. […]

The Intern Files: The Importance...

August 29, 2017 | Express Scripts

Ashley S. is an intern on the HD Web Optimization team working on epics. What do you want to be when you grow up? This is the one question that I, along with my fellow millennials, are constantly asked. As more of us are entering college and earning degrees, we’re searching for jobs that not […]