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American Express Overview

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New York, NY (US)
10000+ employees
1850
Company - Public (AXP)
Finance
$10+ billion (CAD) per year
Visa Inc., Mastercard, Discover
We’re a company of inclusion—built on service, secured by trust and driven by forward thinking. For more than 160 years, we’ve helped our customers reach their goals. And today, as we continue to transform and lead the way in a digital universe, our ... Read more

Mission: We work hard every day to make American Express the world's most respected service brand.

American Express Reviews

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    Pros

    Great place to work with. Lots of opportunity, as long as willing to show dedication

    Cons

    Hidden Agendas which results in lots of stress

    Advice to Management

    be transparent with all departments

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American Express Interviews

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  1. Featured Interview

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    Senior Manager Interview

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    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at American Express in January-2017.

    Interview

    There was an initial phone interview, followed by an in person by the hiring manager. Then a 2nd interview with the hiring manager & the final interview with the Director. The entire process took about six weeks.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you know about American Express & why do you want to work here?   2 Answers
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Company Updates

  • Great people are at the heart of any great company. We are always looking for ways to improve our community and continue to be a place where great people want to be: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQFdY

    The 25 Best Global Companies to Work For

    Google's employees in Argentina think it's a great place to work. So do its employees in Brazil, Canada, India and Switzerland-not to mention the U.S. That's what the research and consultancy firm Great Place to Work, a Fortune partner, found in their most recent analysis of thousands of employee surveys from hundreds of multinational companies.

  • Recognizing our 5 month maternity/paternity leave policy and the additional ways that we strive to support new moms and dads at American Express, Fatherly awarded us the #3 spot on this list: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQFdy

    The 50 Best Places for New Dads to Work 2017

    The "50 Best Places to Work for New Dads" is 's annual list of the large companies, businesses with 1000 employees or more, providing the best benefits and programs for working fathers.

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American Express Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2017
  • Top Companies for Women Technologists, Anita Borg Institute, 2017
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