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8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"Friendly, open and a place where you can learn a lot."
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...

"There were online tests, a CV review, a video interview and an assessment centre...."

"The culture at AMEX is its strongest facet. Most people across the organisation have..."

"The offices are clean and tidy."

"It's flexible. If I have an appointment or volunteering work, my team is understanding...."

"It's a good salary with an excellent pension plan and private healthcare. There are..."

"Exciting team events such as cooking exercises or acrobatics."

"Why do you want to work at AMEX? Describe a time you had to lead. Describe a time..."

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

"It feels like a family as I can ask them anything without hesitation."

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

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

"I generally work on exciting things that help me to learn and improve. It's very..."

"The people you work with are very friendly and collaborative. Most leaders care about..."

"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."

"Friendly, helpful and caring."

"The strength of the brand."

"There are some skills workshops run by the recruitment team but their relevance to..."

"Specific training for different departments such as finance, marketing, technology..."

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