HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated Jun 5, 2020

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HSBC Holdings Interim CEO Noel Quinn
Noel Quinn
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  1. "Work life at Hsbc."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - AML Compliance Analyst 

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

    Pros

    Good place to work and learn in dept about the process

    Cons

    One have to be little outspoken to grow in the company

    HSBC Holdings2020-04-25
  2. "Overall good employer"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good team environment Vacation pays Paid leaves Opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Dealing with angry customers and low base pay for retail banking

    HSBC Holdings2020-06-04
  3. "Great Company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - HSBC Personal Banker in Penticton, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings part-time

    Pros

    Really good benefits and the bank isn't as pushy to their sales staff unlike some other banks.

    Cons

    Don't really have any cons

    HSBC Holdings2020-05-29
  4. "Good pay poor culture"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Competitive compensation, lower portfolio loadings, no micro managing, strong work life balance

    Cons

    Very political, promotions are not based on merit but politics, inconsistent credit appetite

    HSBC Holdings2020-06-02
  5. "Good experience at a global institution"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    -Generally supportive work environment -Comprehensive training to ensure you're well equipped to excel at your job -Opportunities to learn from and interact with coworkers with diverse backgrounds -Monthly one-on-ones with management to discuss performance and career development -Vacation days are well above industry average after a few years -Good, flexible benefits

    Cons

    -Limited growth opportunities -Disappointing annual salary review -Reluctant to change and improve processes

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    HSBC Holdings2020-05-15
  6. "good company to work with"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    very friendly and knowledgeable staff

    Cons

    some times slow through processes

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    HSBC Holdings2020-05-14
  7. "High turn over rate"

    2.0
    Former Employee - CDD Analyst in Vancouver, BC

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

    Pros

    HSBC provides and International work platform

    Cons

    Its hard to advance if you don't speak a Chinese language; growth is often limited

    HSBC Holdings2020-05-21
  8. "Fair place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - HSBC Personal Banker in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of business and sales opportunities.

    Cons

    Compared to other banks in Canada, HSBC Canada has very low technology.

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    HSBC Holdings2020-04-29
  9. "Work in progress"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Vice President in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    International reach and some awesome people

    Cons

    Big organization with many layers

    HSBC Holdings2020-04-28
  10. "great opportunity for students, a lot of networking is involved"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Summer Student in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    networking, great pay, interesting tasks and you get to attend many meetings

    Cons

    tasks are sometimes boring but it makes sense because you are a student

    HSBC Holdings2020-04-16
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