American Express
3.6 of 5 1,742 reviews
www.americanexpress.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

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Great leadership development experience!

Director (Former Employee)
New York, NY

ProsSmart and caring leaders and colleagues.

ConsNeed to build consensus for every decision.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    4 people found this helpful  

    Overall a good company but seem to be heading in wrong direction.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at American Express full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Competitive pay, promotion opportunities, benefits, flexible work arrangements Cons: Frequent layoffs, increasing workloads for existing employees, moving more and more jobs to India,… Advice to Senior Management: Get rid of the employee ranking and required "bell-curve" performance ratings. An… More
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    Great place to work but very political and hierarchical

    Manager (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    I have been working at American Express full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Good work/ life balance, nice building in a great location in Tribeca/ Battery Park… Cons: Extremely hierarchical, matrix org chart, there are probably hundreds of VP's running around and many of them are in fact redundant. Decision making is very… Advice to Senior Management: Pay more attention to your employees. Help them grow and get promoted. Instead… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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