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"Tons of opportunity for the initiated"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Creative culture with opportunities to experiment and learn. Lots of leadership and development opportunities

Cons

Lots of process as a bank holding company

Advice to Management

Keep innovating

Other Employee Reviews for American Express

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Great Entry Level Corporate Experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at American Express full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work environment. Great place to learn the pitfalls of Corporate America.

    Cons

    Limited advancement potential unless you give up any independent thinking. Self-serving Leadership environment...most Leadership ideas are poached from subordinate sources and presented as their own or not supported until there is a clear risk/reward outcome.

    Dangerously close to a huge age-discrimination class action lawsuit.

    Advice to Management

    Stop the bleeding...you are losing your best people and the ones left behind are self-serving drones. Contrary to your stated goals...innovation, self-initiative and risk taking are not encouraged unless there is something in it for Leadership.


  2. "Work experience reflects the amount of effort you are able to put into the role"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Portfolio Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Portfolio Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Express full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Ability to work virtual, great benefits, paid vacation time

    Cons

    Industry specific focus makes it difficult to move between groups

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