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Interviews at American Express

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at American Express.

Interview experience

Based on 270 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 273 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 246 interviews
About a week

Interview process at American Express

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 6.

Interview process length
About a week
28%
About a day or two
26%
About two weeks
21%
About a month
16%
More than one month
10%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
62%
Phone call/screening
61%
Background check
45%
Problem solving exercises
30%
Group interview
27%
Least reported steps
Other
4%
Drug test
1%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at American Express

  • assessment center and interviews
    Shared on 11 April 2022 - Analyst - Brighton, East Sussex
  • Easy going, be yourself.
    Shared on 16 August 2018 - Hostess and Waiter - London, Greater London
  • Meet up with 2 members of security management.
    Shared on 26 June 2018 - Security Officer - Brighton
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Interview questions at American Express

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • CBI based on leadership competencies
    Shared on 8 August 2018 - IT Prgramme Delivery Director - Burgess Hill, West Sussex
  • All the questions they asked me were concerning gay life and man love.
    Shared on 1 February 2018
  • Questions usually based on great achievemens. Why you join our company. Which kind of development you do before you happy our company
    Shared on 23 November 2017

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Interview tips at American Express

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)48%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)41%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)6%
  • They didn’t have a dress code5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at American Express

  • Do your research dress smartly be yourself.
    Shared on 1 July 2021 - PA to Marketing Manager/Junior Analyst - Haymarket London
  • Dress smart, but not too much. Be confident, practice your Amadeus before the interview, particularly 'Offers' and 'Manual reissues'.
    Shared on 8 February 2021 - Travel Consultant - Barcelona
  • Dress well and be confident
    Shared on 13 August 2020 - Client Liaison - Cape Town, Western Cape

The first interview at American Express

How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me26%
  • Through Indeed21%
  • Other online job site21%
  • Other15%
  • Employee referral7%

How candidates received their first interview at American Express

  • Applied via indeed
    Shared on 28 April 2022 - Merchant services - Brighton, East Sussex
  • Advertised on a job search site through AA Appointments. Attended the interview and started within the week.
    Shared on 26 July 2019 - Corporate Travel Consultant - Sydney NSW
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