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Express Scripts Rewards Mediocraty

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Current Employee - Pca in Missoula, MT
Current Employee - Pca in Missoula, MT

I have been working at Express Scripts full-time (more than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Great PTO, good benefits, some flexible scheduling such as work at home as long as your manager gets behind work at home.

Cons

There is almost no opportunity for advancement unless you know the right people and that isn't saying much. Rewards go to those who follow scripting but don't think much. Just saw someone get "circle of excellence" who regularly screws up and can barely compose a sentence. It makes it difficult to give your all to a company that rewards you with average reviews when you are a work horse and try hard to give the very best customer service. . Its fine if you don't expect to much but the stress level for a front line job is terrible. I make about $3 more an hour than I did 8'years ago. The only reason I stay is I'm tired of the job hunt and getting ready to retire. Also I love my coworkers. Since the merger it's gotten worse and I think it's safe to say there is a fair share of bitterness from former Medco employees. I don't know how long I'm going to be able to keep it up.

Advice to Management

I think upper management has their hands tied but if not, remember the front line people. Don't insult them by rewarding them with food. You have alot of professionals who needed jobs during the job slump. Treat them as such and pay them a living wage. Quit rewarding those who read the scripting but do little else correctly. You are headed for a massive turnover. Wake up.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Express Scripts full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits, Leadership at the top was excellent

    Cons

    Poor Leadership and Training in the position I was in. New manager had no clue about the industry. Before accepting a position with them keep in mind that you will no longer be able to work in the industry for at least one year due to their non-compete agreement. I have 18 years of experience in the industry and now have been handcuffed for 12 months.

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    The Jury is still out

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    Current Employee - St Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - St Manager in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at Express Scripts full-time (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    ESI management is very unqualified..MSH management will be called upon to make the big decisions..PTO time is generous.

    Cons

    Very long hours. There is no balance vs. company and home life. Too many egos in upper management to make it a cohesive environment.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the people that are doing the work.....Don't sit back and wait to "scream" at someone.

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