American Express
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Interviews at American Express

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

Interview experience

Based on 181 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 175 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 166 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at American Express

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 8.

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

Interview process length
About a day or two
28%
About a week
26%
About two weeks
25%
About a month
11%
More than one month
10%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
71%
On-site interview
69%
Background check
60%
Written test
34%
Problem solving exercises
34%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
4%
Other
4%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at American Express

  • Panel interview of two - role playing.
    Shared on 18 June 2019 - Credit Specialist - Markham, ON
  • Fast and efficient
    Shared on 22 May 2019 - Credit Analyst - Markham, ON
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Interview questions at American Express

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Strong Customer service experience
    Shared on 5 October 2020 - Online buisness travel agent - Montréal, QC
  • Ask me about work experience.
    Shared on 16 December 2018 - BUSINESS DEVELOPTMENT EXECUTIVE - Mumbai India
  • They ask about your life goals and where you are
    Shared on 9 November 2018 - Travel Counselor - Montréal, QC

Interview tips at American Express

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)48%
  • Formal (business suit)45%
  • They didn’t have a dress code5%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)2%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at American Express

  • hire better leader
    Shared on 30 January 2021 - Administrative Clerk - Toronto, ON
  • Be positive and specific to job related questions
    Shared on 29 February 2020 - Inbound Customer Service and Sales Representative - Toronto, ON
  • Be friendly, upbeat, and show how ambitious you are for overachieving.
    Shared on 29 June 2019 - Lifestyle Consultant - Toronto, ON

The first interview at American Express

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral33%
  • Recruiter contacted me24%
  • Other19%
  • Through Indeed14%
  • Other online job site5%

How candidates received their first interview at American Express

  • My friend refer me.
    Shared on 16 December 2018 - BUSINESS DEVELOPTMENT EXECUTIVE - Mumbai India
  • Business casual
    Shared on 11 November 2018 - SQL Database Developer - Markham, ON
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