American Express

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8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"Friendly, helpful and caring."
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.
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
 

What insiders say about...

"Research the company beforehand. Know what you're passionate about and demonstrate..."

"It's an easy-going culture where you're not afraid to ask any questions and everyone..."

"The dress code is smart casual with a dress down day on Friday. The office space..."

"Your work hours can differ depending on what team you are in and the deliverables..."

"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."

"I was asked technical questions regarding a tech task as well as questions about..."

"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..."

"There is a lot of diversity with respect to women and a relatively good level of..."

"You reap what you sow. Put in the work and there is potential for promotion."

"I am given a good level of responsibility and encouraged to question the work I am..."

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

"Changes can take time to be implemented."

"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..."

"I think the system for training brand new hires could be more comprehensive."

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