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Express Scripts Minnesota Reviews

Updated September 29, 2017
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Express Scripts President & Chief Executive Officer Tim Wentworth
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Pros
  • Great work life balance/ Work From Home ability (in 195 reviews)

  • Embracing agile has promoted work life balance (if you want that) or if you want to work more projects you can get involved with other teams (in 55 reviews)

Cons
  • The company is struggling to define a work-life balance (in 222 reviews)

  • no work life balance despite company rhetoric to the contrary (in 81 reviews)

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  1. "Fast Paced"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Program Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Contractor - Program Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Express Scripts as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work teams. Constant change with new challenges- never time to be bored.

    Cons

    High turn over requiring onboarding new team members frequently.


  2. "Post-Merger Details"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Senior Government IT PM in Bloomington, MN
    Former Contractor - Senior Government IT PM in Bloomington, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Express Scripts as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People work collaboratively to get the job done, minimal hierarchy, strong Agile SDLC ethos

    Cons

    Constant changes in workforce based on adding and removing contract employees, slow SDLC change from Waterfall to Agile (get it done!)

    Advice to Management

    Work to retain your contract employees in whom you've invested time & training.

  3. "Great Turn Around in Culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Information Technology in Bloomington, MN
    Current Employee - Information Technology in Bloomington, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Express Scripts full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Terrific focus on customer
    - Engaged leadership
    - Transformational

    Cons

    - Systems and processes catching up with direction


  4. "Former employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic team in Bloomington, MN and Franklin Lakes, NJ offices

    Cons

    MN and NJ employees treated like "outsiders" (outside of St. Louis)

    Advice to Management

    No comment.


  5. "SFA"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SFA in Bloomington, MN
    Current Employee - SFA in Bloomington, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Express Scripts full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great team collaboration, good senior leadership, Benefits are mid range.

    Cons

    Lacks mutual respect within certain functional positions.


  6. "Project Coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - IT Project Coordinator in Bloomington, MN
    Former Contractor - IT Project Coordinator in Bloomington, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Express Scripts as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Direct manager was good and honest. Staff were great to work with.

    Cons

    Upper management didn't have a clear vision of the company at the time. A lot of employee layoffs occurred with lost knowledge.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your knowledge and staff and have more rapport.


  7. "Good place to work at ESI"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Senior Delivery Manager in Bloomington, MN
    Former Contractor - Senior Delivery Manager in Bloomington, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Express Scripts as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fast pace development, new development key to business growth, direct leadership

    Cons

    project scope not always clearly defined, time based delivery

  8. "Love working here"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Express Scripts full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Innovation is at the heart of all the work that is being done to improve health care and better patient outcomes.

    Cons

    Unstable performance environment. Constant shift in priorities results in lack of focus and creates unhealthy disruption in the employee base.

    Advice to Management

    Its about people

    Express Scripts Response

    Feb 14, 2017 – Content Coordinator

    Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. It's great to know you find Express Scripts to be a rewarding place to work. We love hearing you've found innovation to be at the heart of... More


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Good & Bad"

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Patient Care Advocate in Bloomington, MN
    Former Employee - Patient Care Advocate in Bloomington, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Training was excellent in the beginning. Fun people to work with. Some fun activities. Was nice to be recognized also in the beginning.

    Cons

    After the merger with Medco things went downhill from there. Just seemed to lose the ability for helping the patient.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "pcs"

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    Current Employee - Pca in Bloomington, MN
    Current Employee - Pca in Bloomington, MN
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Good management team at esi

    Cons

    Very high turnover, underpaid for expectations of pos.


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