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HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated Jun 19, 2019

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HSBC Holdings CEO John Flint
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  1. "Great Place to Work"

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      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

      HSBC Holdings2018-12-21
    • "Excellent"

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      Former Employee - Manager 

      I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Excellent company to work for

      Cons

      Nothing specific to state as con

      HSBC Holdings2019-06-18
    • "Decent part time job"

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      Current Employee - Personal Banker 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Pretty good vacation policy , benefit and working environment

      Cons

      Could benefit from systems update

      HSBC Holdings2019-06-16
    • "Interesting tasks"

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        Former Employee - Fund Accountant 

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

        Pros

        Get to know about various funds

        Cons

        Some tasks can be repetitive

        HSBC Holdings2019-05-30
      • "Good work life balance"

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          Former Employee - Senior Relationship Manager in Calgary, AB

          I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 5 years

          Pros

          Advancement available if willing to look for it. Calgary is a good office with exposure to management.

          Cons

          Big organization, slow to move sometimes.

          HSBC Holdings2019-06-05
        • Helpful (1)

          "Premium banker"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Recommends
          Neutral Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

          Pros

          Good management, competitive salary, lots of room for growth

          Cons

          Outdated system, lack of trainings

          HSBC Holdings2019-05-13
        • "N/A"

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          Former Employee - Financial Crime Analyst in Vancouver, BC
          Recommends
          Negative Outlook

          I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 8 years

          Pros

          Good flexibility and reasonable remuneration.

          Cons

          Constant cost cutting measures that result in job losses

          Advice to Management

          N/A

          HSBC Holdings2019-05-14
        • Helpful (1)

          "PERSONAL BANKER"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I worked at HSBC Holdings part-time

          Pros

          nice colleague, good benefit, low sales target

          Cons

          system maybe outdated , promotion opportunity limited

          HSBC Holdings2019-05-10
        • "Worst culture I've ever seen"

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          Current Employee - Corporate Banking Analyst in Toronto, ON
          Doesn't Recommend
          Negative Outlook
          Disapproves of CEO

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

          Pros

          The place pays well (the only reason anyone stays)

          Cons

          Impossible to do anything. Place is too hung up on policy. Most political place on earth with the most toxic culture I've ever seen

          Advice to Management

          None - they all need to be sacked

          HSBC Holdings2019-06-17
        • Helpful (1)

          "Decent culture, too much politics"

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            Current Employee - Premier Relationship Manager 

            I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

            Pros

            great staff members at certain branches

            Cons

            no one willing to help, every man for themselves

            HSBC Holdings2019-05-17
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