American Express

American Express-best companies to work for 2019
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

    Read Great Place to Work review here.

    Company Info

    Rank last year23
    Years on list19
    HQ locationNew York City
    Job openings (as of February 2019)-
    IndustryFinancial Services & Insurance
    Revenue, 2018 or most recent year ($M)$43,281
    Year founded1850
    Type of organizationPublic
    Number of work sites-


    100% health coverageNo
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    Job sharingYes
    Subsidized childcareYes
    Compressed work weeksYes
    Fully-paid sabbaticalsNo
    On-site fitness/subsidized gymYes
    On-site medical care facilityYes
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientationYes
    Health insurance for part-timersYes
    Sick days for part-timersYes
    College tuition reimbursementYes
    Student loan debt repaymentNo
    Medical facility at all locationsNo


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