American Express

Get the inside buzz from graduates at American Express

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"A large and energising industry leader."
Culture
9.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.2 / 10
 
Hours
9.4 / 10
 
Salary
8.2 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.8 / 10
 
 
Training
6.8 / 10
 

Pros

  • A supportive and open culture helps people to feel comfortable in the company.
  • Flexible working hours means that people are able to keep a good work/life balance.
  • Graduates are happy with the level and variety of work they are given.
  • The salary is seen as competitive and fair for the industry.

Cons

  • Some offices are considered to be small and occasionally crowded.
  • Processes in the company make some feel that changes can be slow to be made.
  • While a lot of training is provided, many feel that it could be better tailored to individuals.
  • Past the manager stage, some find progression to be competitive.

What insiders say about...

"It's the standard process of an online application and, if successful, an assessment..."

"It feels like I'm at home as everyone is so relaxed and really friendly. My current..."

"The Burgess Hill office is nice and modernised with good facilities. The Brighton..."

"It's relatively flexible, as long as you complete your assigned hours."

"It's good. It could be higher as the rent is so expensive in the surrounding cities,..."

"Health insurance, pension and discounts at local pubs."

"There were no technical questions for me as the focus was on my CV and what I could..."

"I haven't heard of anything specific but the company's values encourage it."

"Everyone is very accessible, you get feedback often and people are patient with new..."

"This is a big strength of the company. There's a lot of diversity across the organisation..."

"Being promoted from analyst to manager is common. Beyond the manager level, opportunities..."

"I'm involved in month-end reports, financial valuation, evaluation of new investments..."

"Flexible hours, personal development and training, good people, a friendly environment..."

"Despite the fact that it wants to be one of the leaders in technology, it can sometimes..."

"AMEX started as a shipping company and is not a bank."

"A large and energising industry leader."

"The strength of the brand."

"There is a bit of formal training but you pick up most of the knowledge on the j..."

"A bit more formal training to acquire the specific skills before you start your job..."

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