Express Scripts Data Entry Pharmacy Technician Interview Questions

Updated Aug 7, 2015
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Data Entry Pharmacy Technician Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Troy, NY
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Express Scripts (Troy, NY) in July 2015.

Interview

First you apply for the job. If they like the resume enough then you'll take a personality assessment and when they get those results if they are to standards you'll get a call back for an interview. Before interviewing they test your typing skills, if your typing meets standards they will have you interview with a group of 3. After you accept and they decide they like you then you've got a drug test. And finally you're golden!

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    Data Entry Pharmacy Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tempe, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Express Scripts (Tempe, AZ) in October 2014.

    Interview

    The hiring process was pretty painful because of the the behavioral questions. I don't think the hiring should be based only off of how well someone can tell a story. It should be based on both how well someone answers the behavior questions as well as regular interview questions.

    Interview Questions

    • What was one thing you were uncomfortable with because you didn't have all of the information?   Answer Question
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    Data Entry Pharmacy Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Harrisburg, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Express Scripts (Harrisburg, PA).

    Interview

    I have a review titled "Don't do this to yourself" on the review page. I was lied to the entire interview. I was told that I would have a phone, be building relationships with clients, be researching issues, etc. When I expressed that the pay was low, I was told that advancement opportunities were constant. Upon accepting the position, I was thrown into data entry and had no customer contact whatsoever, and was discouraged from doing any sort of research. I was denied opportunities (not even reviewed for opportunities) of advancement. The interviewer's office smelled horribly of mildew-- so much that I kept looking around for noticeable mold. They told me to type fast for the typing test, yet gave me 4 papers that were stapled together. I immediately tore them apart and set them in front of my screen. When the interviewer saw this he looked flabbergasted and then chuckled and asked why I did it. Flipping stapled pages takes quite a bit of time when seconds count.

    Interview Questions

    • Where would you work if you didn't get a position here?   1 Answer
    • Tell me in detail about a time you had to deal with a client who had sensitive and private information.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I was told that there would be room for advancement since I wasn't pleased with the pay grade. That was unfortunately a lie.

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    Data Entry Pharmacy Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mason, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeks. I interviewed at Express Scripts (Mason, OH) in October 2013.

    Interview

    1 vague phone interview, 1 detailed in-person interview. they ask the typical lame behavioral questions, such as "Tell me a time in which you were at work and had a difficult customer to deal with. What happened and how did you handle the situation?" Then they ask 4-5 pharmacy questions such as, "What is the generic name for Xanax?" and, "If a doctor writes a script for 120 tablets and to take 2 a day, what is the days supply?"

    Interview Questions

    • they ask you 4-5 pharmacy questions like brand/generics and quantity/days supply questions   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    they ask you what hourly rate you would accept. whatever your lowest rate given as long as it is in their range, you will get. i made the mistake of saying i would take 11 an hour and others that got hired with me with MUCH less experience were hired in making 13-14 an hour. so keep that in mind, they don't pay you what you are worth, just what you are willing to take.

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    Data Entry Pharmacy Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bensalem, PA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I interviewed at Express Scripts (Bensalem, PA) in October 2013.

    Interview

    Online Typing test and basic maths skills.

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    Data Entry Pharmacy Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Express Scripts (Saint Louis, MO) in September 2013.

    Interview

    online assessments (2); in person interviews

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Be prepared - read up about the company; refresh your previous experiences for the psyc questions. Be yourself, not like you're with family, more like you're with a new friend.

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    Data Entry Pharmacy Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tempe, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 days. I interviewed at Express Scripts (Tempe, AZ) in September 2013.

    Interview

    Applied online, was contacted by HR via email a few days later and asked to take two assessment tests: one to test for job fit by asking behavioral/personality questions, and another to check typing speed and accuracy. Contacted the next day for an interview. Interview process involved being asked behavioral/situational questions regarding work contribution, repetitive tasks, flexibility, detail orientation, etc. by a rotating semi-panel of lead technicians and supervisors (two interviewers will ask the first three questions, then they'll hand you off to two different interviewers who will ask the next three questions). Apparently after this process, the interviewers will all get together and discuss the interviewees. Was contacted the next day with a job offer. All in all, a quick and straightforward hiring process: I applied online Sunday afternoon and was offered a job on Friday.

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    Data Entry Pharmacy Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Express Scripts in August 2013.

    Interview

    You come in and do a data entry test. If you pass someone comes and takes you to another room to do a brief general interview. If they like what you have to say you are taken to another office to meet with a higher up for a more in depth interview. This all happened in one day.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    The hours are not for me.

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    Data Entry Pharmacy Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Trevose, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Express Scripts (Trevose, PA) in August 2012.

    Interview

    I filled out the online application and completed the online personality test. I was called by a recruiter to schedule a 1:1 interview two days later. I was told I needed to pass the typing test in order to proceed to the 1:1 interview. After passing their typing test I was interviewed by someone from Human Resources. After finishing the first interview, I was asked if I would stick around for a second interview with a supervisor, which I did. After my second interview, I was told by the supervisor that someone from Human Resources would be in touch in a few days. My interviews were on a Thursday, I received a call the following Tuesday from Human Resources with a job offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing too difficult. They ask for a lot of descriptions of when things needed to be done and how you handled the situations.   1 Answer
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    Data Entry Pharmacy Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saint Louis, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Express Scripts (Saint Louis, MO) in September 2011.

    Interview

    There was a random timed test which was a bit ridiculous covering Mathematical knowledge. After the test I interviewed with my Manager, and I was hired with in the week

    Interview Questions

    • How long do you expect to be here at Express Scripts   1 Answer
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