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HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated Oct 18, 2019

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82%
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HSBC Holdings CEO Noel Quinn
Noel Quinn
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  1. "Good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager, FCR Analytics 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lot of good opportujities within. Good management.

    Cons

    Nothing specifc i could think of now.

    HSBC Holdings2019-09-13
  2. "My two cents"

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    Current Employee - Commercial Banker 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits And work life balance

    Cons

    Limited advancement opportunities and work culture

    HSBC Holdings2019-10-17
  3. "Stressful challenging"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative 

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, work environment is attractive

    Cons

    stressful, work overtime due to system mistakes

    HSBC Holdings2019-10-02
  4. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Premium Banker in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good time off Good benefits Nice colleagues

    Cons

    Repetitive Low pay Inadequate training, you need to figure it out yourself

    HSBC Holdings2019-10-15
  5. "Hsbc bank canada"

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    Current Employee - Premier Officer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company with alot of flexibility

    Cons

    There arent any cons for real

    HSBC Holdings2019-09-26
  6. "Personal Banker"

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    Former Employee - Personal Banker in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Easy working environment and good place to start career.

    Cons

    bank system needs to approve.

    HSBC Holdings2019-09-26
  7. "Lean team and a lot of opportunity to learn if you want"

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    Current Employee - Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    If you want to learn - you will. Good culture and "flat" environment especially comparatively to other Canadian banks

    Cons

    Very procedural, not the most proactive culture however good work life balance

    HSBC Holdings2019-09-25
  8. "good company"

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    Current Employee - Credit Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    team culture is positive. vacation days are good. lots of jobs in the company.

    Cons

    tech system is slow. process is long. hard to switch departments.

    HSBC Holdings2019-09-21
  9. "Good for Parents"

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    Current Employee - Business Systems Consultant in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great range of benefits for families. Flexible hours. Bonuses can be good, if you had a great you and the company had a great year

    Cons

    You won't be able to advance your career on merits alone if you are not in a major market (UK, HK, US), You'll need to change cities/departments/leave and come back to advance. Low base pay for technology Massive organization with too many voices. All global directions are lead out of the UK.

    HSBC Holdings2019-09-16
  10. "too much workload"

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    Current Employee - Premier Relationship Manager 

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    diversified environment good bonus friendly staffs lots vacation leave

    Cons

    high sales target lots compliance difficult customers

    HSBC Holdings2019-09-20
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