HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated May 13, 2021

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HSBC Holdings Interim CEO Noel Quinn
Noel Quinn
1,426 Ratings
Pros
  • "Has very good working environment(in 796 reviews)

  • "The firm offers very good benefits(in 450 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "long working hours as team is expected to be nimble and agile(in 348 reviews)

  • "Senior management need to take some initiatives(in 288 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Quite good environment over all

      Apr 18, 2021 - Analyst 
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      Pros

      nice working environment. manangers open for reviews

      Cons

      quite competitive as well, everyone is working hard

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Decent

      May 13, 2021 - Personal Banker 
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      Pros

      depending on which branch staff can be supportive

      Cons

      Banking system is very dated

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great institution to work for

      May 9, 2021 - Senior Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Teams are super supportive, good work/life balance, great and comprehensive benefits package, lots of opportunities for advancement and growth - overall a great place to work

      Cons

      The bank has very strong diversity initiatives, but upper management and more senior roles still need to become more diverse

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      -

      May 11, 2021 - Premium Banker in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      good company, good benefits and reputation

      Cons

      overtime less pay, below industry average

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      May 11, 2021 - Investment Representative in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Excellent employee benefits + vacations

      Cons

      My department has Limited internal opportunities

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Put Customer first

      May 4, 2021 - Premier Relationship Manager in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      HSBC has lesser numbered sales target, and have more focus on behavioural such as being a good team player, completing trainings etc. It’s a well rounded place to be at! Fair treatment

      Cons

      System is not as advanced

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      HSBC Canada

      May 1, 2021 - Senior Solutions Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      HSBC is really good at trying to get people involved. They technology org is relatively flat so it is quite easy to talk to people in different levels of the organization

      Cons

      lots of convoluted tasks around access

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      May 12, 2021 - Premium Banker in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Good opportunity to grow career

      Cons

      Work environment is not good and too much pressure

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      N/A

      Apr 24, 2021 - Premier Relationship Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A global network and organization

      Cons

      Too much control and compliance control

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good overall as a personal banker

      Apr 21, 2021 - Personal Banker in Vancouver, BC
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      Pros

      Good Benefit and Nice Colleagues

      Cons

      There are so many complicated rules

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