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HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated 19 February, 2019
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  1. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    - International opportunities
    - Great benefits
    - Incredible people leading to great culture in the organization

    Cons

    - It is still a bank, so bureaucracy can be high in certain teams/positions


  2. "Premier banker"

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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 full-time

    Pros

    Good environment to work on

    Cons

    No annual leave for mAny

  3. "Senior Software Engineer"

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

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Best work culture, senior management really works for the benefit of the employees, very considerate and open. Best place to work!

    Cons

    No issues working for this company, it is indeed the best!!!

    Advice to Management

    You really think for the employees, the best in class technologies have been used and sincerely advise you be the best.


  4. "work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    good place work, mostly filtered customer segment, enjoyed with meeting clients and you can grow network.

    Cons

    some management not ok, may be specific branch, new hires get forced to work extra work and dominating by front line employees.

    Advice to Management

    better to have line of command.


  5. "AML investigator - Transaction Monitoring"

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

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    The working atmosphere is good, the salary is above the average level

    Cons

    pecking order and limited career development


  6. "personal banker"

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Burnaby, BC
    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment, friendly co-workers, reasonable salary, great benefits

    Cons

    Unpaid overtime happens a lot


  7. "Great International Opportunities"

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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 full-time

    Pros

    Good international opps, fast paced, lots of resources, lots of training

    Cons

    complex reporting structures, some systems are complicated

  8. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Management is great, caring, and supportive. good pay and benefit.

    Cons

    I have no words on this.


  9. "Premium Banker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and overall company benefits

    Cons

    old fashioned and the structure to move up takes a long time


  10. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    good benefits, easier to move around

    Cons

    long working hours without OT pay