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HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated 15 December, 2018
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  1. "Investment banking analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Long hours is the one


  2. "Personal Banker"

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Victoria, BC
    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Victoria, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    nice working environment
    friendly people
    fair hourly payment

    Cons

    cannot guarantee 40 hours per week. usually is around 20+ hours for teller

  3. "Compliance Analyst - Anti-Money Laundering"

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    Current Employee - Compliance Analyst in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Compliance Analyst in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, compressed summer weeks.

    Cons

    Not too many cons. Maybe could be more of an effort to further your education.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  4. "Great coworkers, flexible hours, need to put in the hours during crunch times"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Flexibilty, friendly staff. Develops personality working with different people. Global exposure.

    Cons

    Pressure when working on flagship projects, many processes and virtual paper work to fill out to get things done.


  5. "Good company but there is room for improvement"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - International opportunities
    - Flexible training program
    - Long retention within employee

    Cons

    - Pay is quite below the market average
    - Lack of flexibility in certain positions

    Advice to Management

    Be more flexible to what your employees want and acknowledge the effort given


  6. "Great Envionment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings part-time

    Pros

    Supportive Staff and Great environment

    Cons

    No cons. Great place to work.


  7. "HSBC Teller"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HSBC Holdings part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours and good pay.

    Cons

    Schedule could vary week to week.

  8. "Security manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great career cycling opportunities, continuing education

    Cons

    None known at this time


  9. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Great mentors. Great work life balance

    Cons

    Nothing negative to say about this company


  10. "Average"

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    Current Employee - Senior Operations Specialist in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Operations Specialist in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Usually Good work life balance

    Cons

    Limited opportunities to move roles