HSBC - Hongkong Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 19, 2014
Updated Aug 19, 2014
86 interviews

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  1.  

    Summer Apprenticeship Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    online application with CV and cover letter, then I was contacted by email for some online assessment. (verbal and numerical). after passing the test I was contacted by email again for a phone interview

    Interview Questions
    • biggest competitor of HSBC? fairly easy but I did not prepare for that   Answer Question
    No Offer
  2.  

    Summer Intern - GB&M Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  London, England
    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at HSBC - Hongkong in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    First round phone interview by HR
    1. Walk me through your CV
    2. What are the values of HSBC
    3. Why do you think values are important to a firm
    4. What are your strength?
    5. What research have you done on HSBC?
    6. What makes you suitable for the role

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
  3.  

    Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at HSBC - Hongkong.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, very easy and get interview. Want to know the progress of the wok of HR. How long need to wait for feedback since the jod ad is unposted 2 days after the interview.

    No Offer
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Graduate analyst position at Asset Management department. Applied online with competency questions to fill in.
    I was offered phone interview which lasted for around 30 minutes. Standard question which requires you to research about HSBC's culture and the reason you fit in it. General questions about your knowledge in the financial industry.
    Told I had passed the phone interview, waited for few months without reply and rejected after nearly half year's wait. Not impressed

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
  6.  

    Senior Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at HSBC - Hongkong.

    Interview Details

    The candidate will be required to describe the deliverable in detail on his / her past role. In addition, the candidate will need to show his / her career direction is aligned with the company direction

    Interview Questions
    • The candidate needs to be very clear on the requirement of a Business Analyst   Answer Question
    No Offer
  7.  

    MA Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at HSBC - Hongkong in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    Apply online and wait and wait and wait, then you will receive an email, then wait for a phone call. It was about 45mins phone interview.Apply online and wait and wait and wait, then you will receive an email, then wait for a phone call. It was about 45mins phone interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a scenario that you demonstrate your openness   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Co-op Student Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at HSBC - Hongkong in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    After submitting the online application, they immediately give a chance for the Online aptitude test. I did it and survived it. After a few weeks, they sent me an email to arrange a phone interview, and that is where I ended.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Management Associate -- Commercial Banking Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at HSBC - Hongkong in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    1) Online Test (Verbal and numerical)
    2) Phone Interview (Motivational and Behavioral Questions)
    3) Accessment Centre (Group Discuss, Role play, lunch meeting, final 1 on 1 interview)

    There is no any technical question, they are looking for the right kind of person. Never get anxious as it will affect your performance.

    Interview Questions
    • Role play: It is hard for the ones who have no experience in this field.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Management Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Application Details

    interviewed at HSBC - Hongkong in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    The process is comprised of typical online verbal and numerical tests, phone interview with HR, then Assessment Centre where you will come across different types of tasks and challenges with a number of interviewers from the bank, who are often senior managers who are also Management Associates themselves.

    Offer phone call was made the next day after the interview.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at HSBC - Hongkong.

    Interview Details

    After submitting a online application, I received invitations for two online tests. Few weeks later, I received an invitation for a phone interview. The lady asked me why I chose HSBC. Name some competitors. Experience on heavy analysis/ pressure. etc.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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