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HSBC Holdings CEO John Flint
John Flint
660 Ratings
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  • "To be careful with balance between work / life balance(in 294 reviews)

  • "Probably long working hours during peak period, but as an intern I didn't have to work long hours(in 216 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bank Manager in Newham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 19 years

    Pros

    Great place to be great people

    Cons

    None at all been with them 10 years no issues

    HSBC Holdings2019-04-20
  2. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    overall a good company to work for

    Cons

    Bonus and first line management culture

    Advice to Management

    Value your employees for the long term

    HSBC Holdings2019-04-22
  3. "Excellent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Friendly team & fun helping customers

    Cons

    Some of the managers are miserable and depressed

    Advice to Management

    Don’t take it on employees working on shopfloor

    HSBC Holdings2019-04-20
  4. "Great base to learn"

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    Current Employee - Investment Banking Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong management and HR function.

    Cons

    It can be overly bureaucratic.

    HSBC Holdings2019-04-17
  5. "HSBC Management"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 19 years

      Pros

      Staff Engagement is a high priority, consistently improving customer service and desire to be the best.

      Cons

      Global Company means it can take some time to see changes

      HSBC Holdings2019-04-17
    • "Typical big bank"

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        Current Employee - Associate Director 

        I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

        Pros

        Pretty flexible, no face time

        Cons

        All aspects of a bulge bracket but less successs and pay

        HSBC Holdings2019-04-17
      • "I enjoy my role"

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        Current Employee - Pension Administrator in Fareham, England
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

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

        Pros

        Benefits, the People, the facilities

        Cons

        The role is very administrative based

        HSBC Holdings2019-04-12
      • "A bank with a conscience"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

          Pros

          Rather than pay lip-service to being a better corporate citizen, HSBC shows genuine concern for both its employees and customers.

          Cons

          It can be a bureaucratic, but that is largely a side-effect of being a large organisation

          HSBC Holdings2019-04-12
        • "Manager"

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          Current Employee - Team Manager 

          I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

          Pros

          Excellent company to work for

          Cons

          No downsides to discuss for me

          HSBC Holdings2019-04-09
        • Helpful (1)

          "Head of Solution Architecture"

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          Current Employee - Head of Solution Architecture in London, England
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 19 years

          Pros

          Flexible working, great benefits, encourage learning and development, large scale projects, global job opportunities , dynamic environment

          Cons

          Too slow to implement technolgy solutions, too many legacy applications

          HSBC Holdings2019-04-05
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