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American Express

Can you have it all? Yes, if you work at AmEx, which has sharpened its focus on helping employees achieve work/life balance. The financial giant offers telecommuting, flexible scheduling, compressed workweeks, and generous parental leave—about five months. “Whatever happens in my personal life, I’ll be able to balance it [at work],” says a dad of three.

Read: How American Express Supports Working Parents

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