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American Express Reviews

Updated 19 April 2019
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Pros
  • "Work/life balance is very nice here" (in 1432 reviews)

  • "They are very understand when you have emergencies and depending on your position, they can allow you to work from home when needed" (in 267 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance and extensive office hours" (in 240 reviews)

  • "Decentralised processes lead to non availability of complete picture of decision making" (in 131 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (7)

    "Best place to work with"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Learning Specialist in Gurgaon, Uttar Pradesh
    Current Employee - Learning Specialist in Gurgaon, Uttar Pradesh
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Brand Value
    Growth opportunities
    Pay master
    Employee Cenrtic

    Cons

    People really don't want to leave unless their managers make them do so.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on talent retention within. Create more opportunities in term of individual growth.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Express full-time

    Pros

    Good organization to work with respects employees and good benefits

    Cons

    Slow to make good things happen, fast to make bad things happen

  3. "Scrum Master"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scrum Master in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Scrum Master in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Express full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent place to work
    Work life balance
    Feels like home

    Cons

    This is excellent place to work. I have ot seen cons so far.

    Advice to Management

    You are doing a wonderful job in this market.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Risk Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Express full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Working on python and pyspark

    Cons

    Too much less work so not a good company for the start of your career.


  5. "Good exposure"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work with

    Cons

    Beaurocracy culture is followed in various teams


  6. "Best place to work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Express full-time

    Pros

    Brand Value

    Growth opportunities

    Pay master

    Employee Centric

    Cons

    People really don't want to leave unless their managers make them do so.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on talent retention within. Create more opportunities in term of individual growth.


  7. "Great company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in New Delhi
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in New Delhi

    I worked at American Express full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance
    Quality of work
    Recognition

    Cons

    Less salary than competitors and career progression could be quite political

  8. "Great place to work!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Delivery Leader in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Service Delivery Leader in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Express full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Don't live life without it..

    Cons

    No cons as such. All good!

    Advice to Management

    NA


  9. "Great place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    One of the best paymasters in the world.

    Cons

    They lead the market . Can't judge for their cons

    Advice to Management

    Probably spend more in CSR and make this place a better world


  10. "Awesome company to work"

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

    I have been working at American Express full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Career Path, Attractive incentives

    Cons

    Issue with work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Make sure people work life balance should be intact