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HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated 22 October 2018
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  1. "Executive Director at HSBC GBM"

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    Current Employee - Director in London, England
    Current Employee - Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Highly political, large and fragmented


  2. "Project Lead"

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    Current Employee - Project Lead in London, England
    Current Employee - Project Lead in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent place to work and career development

    Cons

    Subject to many regulations where the bank has its branch or subsidiaries operating.

    Advice to Management

    Process standardisation

  3. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Culture, working environment, trainings, mentoring, work life balance

    Cons

    Pay, progression, hiring process, senior management


  4. "Good Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Team environment and office was nice

    Cons

    Team environment was made by managers


  5. "Investment Associate"

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    Former Employee - Investment Banking Associate in London, England
    Former Employee - Investment Banking Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Large company and benefits. Opportunities for training and growth.

    Cons

    Need to be assertive in salary negotiations.


  6. "Customer Service Representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There were many opportunities for growth.

    Cons

    Too many responsibilities for CSRs as compared to other companies.


  7. "Overall very positive experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, the managers in particular were very approachable and understanding.
    Good benefits.
    Building was well looked after.

    Cons

    The department itself was very unorganized and procedures were poorly thought through.

  8. "CDD Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Laid back and professional environment - would highly recommend.

    Cons

    Pay was very low compared to other firms.

    Advice to Management

    Pay higher wages to retain staff


  9. "Good company with good benefits"

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    Current Employee - Relationship Support Officer
    Current Employee - Relationship Support Officer
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great team who are keen on supporting and developing your skills. My coworkers are very happy to help and guide me.

    Cons

    Although a modern take on working is trying to be taken, i.e. flexible working and working from home, this completely depends on your own management within the centre you work for. My management seem less willing/trusting of working from home.


  10. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Environment, culture, senior management, balance

    Cons

    Career progression, salary, competition, colleagues


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