American Express Overview

  • www.americanexpress.com
  • New York, NY
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1850
  • Company - Public (AXP)
  • Financial Transaction Processing
  • $10+ billion (USD)

At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, ...
Mission: Become essential to our customers by providing differentiated products and services to help them achieve their aspirations.

Company Updates

April 13, 2022
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Our #TeamAmex colleagues are constantly redefining what’s possible – and because of them, we ranked #8 on the 2022 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For by Great Place to Work US and Fortune Magazine. We’re proud to have their backs and continue to make investments in the colleague experience – fostering an inclusive environment where colleagues can grow and develop in ways that are unique and meaningful to them and have the support and flexibility they need to be and deliver their best, both professionally and personally. “Our colleagues put their heart into backing our customers and the communities where we live and work,” said Monique Herena, our Chief Colleague Experience Officer. “As a company, we put the same heart into backing our colleagues—placing them at the center of everything we do, focusing on the whole person, their well-being, and fostering a strong sense of belonging. From hiring and onboarding to growing their careers and everything in between, we are committed to making the moments that matter great for them.”
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American Express Ranked 8th on Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work's® List of 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2022
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March 31, 2022
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#TeamAmex colleagues came together at our New York headquarters and other offices this month as part of our new way-of-working model, Amex Flex. Offering flexibility has always been part of our culture, and since we announced Amex Flex, the majority of our colleagues in the U.S. have chosen a hybrid schedule that combines both an in-person and virtual presence, while more than 40% have opted to be fully virtual. Thank you to our colleagues for their enthusiasm, camaraderie, and collaboration this week!
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American Express Officially Launches Amex Flex, Our New Way of Working
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American Express Reviews

4.2
87%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
Approve of CEO
Stephen J Squeri
Stephen J Squeri
3,251 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"Great employer"

May 10, 2022 - Manager in Singapore
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Hybrid working model working in office and home

Cons

Global policies and hierarchy delays decision making
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Diversity & Inclusion at American Express

4.4
(3107 reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Diverse and inclusive teams, empowered voices

Our differences are what shape the world, and we’re committed to ensuring everyone is seen, heard, and feels like they truly belong. That’s why we’re actively cultivating an inclusive and diverse workplace where every voice is

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American Express Interviews

Experience
Positive65%
Negative18%
Neutral18%
Getting an Interview
Applied online50%
Campus Recruiting18%
Recruiter11%
Difficulty
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  1. Associate Product Manager Interview

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    Negative Experience
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    Interview

    Phone screen and 30 minute interview
    Feedback was promised within 48 hours. It’s been a week, no email or communication at all.
    Salary bands are essentially non-negotiable and below market.
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American Express Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune2013
  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune2012
  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune2010
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT EqualityHuman Rights Campaign2010
  • Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to WorkGlassdoor2009

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Does American Express offer relocation assistance?

...Excellent benefits package leading the way for parental leave, IVF, pension scheme, car allowance, employee discounts...

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