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HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated 21 August, 2018
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  1. "Great place to work, great colleagues."

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    Current Employee - Trading Associate in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Trading Associate in Toronto, ON

    Pros

    Career development prospects and helpful management

    Cons

    Slow onboarding and checks take time.


  2. "Premium Banker"

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    Former Employee - Premium Banker in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Premium Banker in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great environment with talented teams. Engaging work and a high potential from promotion if you work hard enough

    Cons

    Long working hours. Demanding Clients. Tough compliance team that might hamper business opportunities if they are not justified properly

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your people

  3. "work enviroment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good salary, good management

    Cons

    stressful on sales targets, much more than other bank


  4. "Sr Manager"

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

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    If you want to be able to work in different countries, this is the place.

    Cons

    Salaries are lower than average.


  5. "Assistant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Good career prospect, good benefit

    Cons

    low pay, pay range is too large between colleagues with same seniority


  6. "contact center"

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    Current Employee - Contact Center Representative in Moncton, NB
    Current Employee - Contact Center Representative in Moncton, NB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great place to work, lots of good training

    Cons

    far from my house but still great place

    Advice to Management

    management is great


  7. "Good Place for a Career"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Customer focussed, constantly innovating and streamlining processes for the better, good work-life balance, decent compensation

    Cons

    too many levels of hierarchy can inhibit quicker decision making; overlaps in job descriptions between teams can cause weaker accountability

  8. "Wealth manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    A good place to work

    Cons

    needs more open policy to talk to higher management


  9. "Large scale corp"

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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

    Opportunities of exposing to large scale projects

    Cons

    Complexities in processes and procedures


  10. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    global company with opportunities for career progression

    Cons

    skillset and mindset of mid-level management


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