Category Archives: Job Search & Transition

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 […]

From Combat Medic to Recruiter

July 20, 2017 | Express Scripts

Juan R. is a recruiter supporting Operations working to hire nurses, eligibility specialists and patient service coordinators. When people find out I’m a recruiter they usually ask me why I chose that field. My answer is simple: I didn’t choose recruiting, recruiting chose me. However, my path to this career looks a little different than […]

Get with the Program: 3 Life Hacks...

May 24, 2017 | Express Scripts

Phil is the vice president and chief technology officer at Express Scripts, working to build a core competency in technology that differentiates Express Scripts in the health care industry. When I take the time to look back at my early years, going back as far as my pre-college days, I have to chuckle at how […]