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American Express

Courtesy of 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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    Company Info

    Rank last year23
    Years on list
    19
    HQ location
    New York City
    Employees55,000
    Job openings (as of February 2019)-
    Industry
    Financial Services & Insurance
    Revenue, 2018 or most recent year ($M)$43,281
    Year founded
    1850
    Type of organization
    Public
    Number of work sites-
    Websitehttp://www.americanexpress.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Telecommuting
    yes
    Job sharing
    yes
    Subsidized childcare
    yes
    Compressed work weeks
    yes
    Fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    On-site fitness/subsidized gym
    yes
    On-site medical care facility
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
    yes
    Health insurance for part-timers
    yes
    Sick days for part-timers
    yes
    College tuition reimbursement
    yes
    Student loan debt repayment
    no
    Medical facility at all locations
    no

    Diversity

    % Minorities-
    % African-American/Black-
    % Asian-
    % Caucasian/White-
    % Hispanic/Latino-
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races-
    % Unknown ethnicity-

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO-
    # Sick days-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)-
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth-
    # of job applicants-
    Avg. # of applicants per opening-
    # New graduates hired-