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Have questions about working at HSBC? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at HSBC.

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70 English questions out of 70

August 17, 2021

Does HSBC offer massages?

Pros

Learning opportunities Benefits Stong training Good facilities Friendly Supportive Lots of free coffee and a vending machine Cafeteria is not bad

Cons

Low pay High work pressure Long hours of work Rotational shifts messes up your health International clients can be a handful

Lots of free coffee and a vending machine

August 17, 2021

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August 27, 2021

Does HSBC offer dental insurance?

Pros

Good benefits in terms of medical insurance coverage and annual leaves

Cons

Low pay, slow progression, people are unwilling to take responsibilities

Good benefits in terms of medical insurance coverage and annual leaves

August 27, 2021

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August 29, 2019

Does HSBC have a pension plan?

Pros

Great coworkers, good benefits (health and pension plans), work from home when needed.

Cons

Very lengthy process, no clear guidelines, heavy administration with no value added. Pay is below market.

Advice to Management

Business first, cut off lengthy process.

Great coworkers, good benefits (health and pension plans), work from home when needed.

August 29, 2019

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August 3, 2021

Does HSBC offer a wellness program?

Pros

Opportunity for learning is good, culture and people are good. Intangible benefits are also good, much focus on wellness and mental health.

Cons

No mobility for career progression internally. Tend to hire external talents. Existing staff need to find progression outside of organization

Intangible benefits are also good, much focus on wellness and mental health.

August 3, 2021

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August 11, 2021

Does HSBC offer life insurance?

Pros

Flexible working was the norm even before the pandemic Good benefits package such as life insurance and private health care 7% match pension Good colleagues to work with

Cons

Older and more expensive staff are too often let go when cost cutting targets are demanded High turnover in many departments where staff are viewed as commodities rather than individuals with a combination of skills

Advice to Management

Get a better understanding of which senior managers are responsible for creating staff loyalty and keep them

Good benefits package such as life insurance and private health care 7% match pension

August 11, 2021

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