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HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated 23 Feb 2020

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3.6
73%
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HSBC Holdings Interim CEO Noel Quinn
Noel Quinn
251 Ratings
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  1. "quant at hsbc"

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    Current Employee - Quantitative Researcher 

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

    Pros

    pleasant working environment, good values

    Cons

    working hours, system, access to online services

    HSBC Holdings2020-01-21
  2. "HSBC UK"

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    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings

    Pros

    Decent people with many years of banking experience

    Cons

    Not a meritocracy so it is difficult for top talent to flourish

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    HSBC Holdings2020-02-22
  3. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Category Manager in Sheffield, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible working culture is embedded

    Cons

    Centralised decision making and poor empowerment

    HSBC Holdings2020-02-23
  4. "Great culture"

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    Current Employee - Corporate Banking 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Leadership listens and takes action Ability to develop and develop others

    Cons

    Some bureaucracy that is frustrating Some staff have been there too long and are resistant to change.

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    HSBC Holdings2020-02-22
  5. "Good company to work far"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Good company to work far, good team and people.

    Cons

    Your not pushed and can end up staying in the same role for years.

    HSBC Holdings2020-02-21
  6. "great work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    working from home policy is good, around 2 days per week WFH but depends on the area you work in regarding applicability

    Cons

    slow to get things done but depends on where you work, massive organisation

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    HSBC Holdings2020-02-21
  7. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Reliable and very structured, clear

    Cons

    Hard work, sometimes very busy

    HSBC Holdings2020-02-20
  8. "data science"

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    Former Employee - Junior Data Scientist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good experience overall, good salary

    Cons

    beauracracy is too muct at the bank

    HSBC Holdings2020-02-20
  9. "Regional Report and Governance lead"

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    Current Employee - Compliance Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A good work life balance

    Cons

    A large and complex organisation

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    HSBC Holdings2020-02-20
  10. "Good place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager 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

    Decent people and a caring place

    Cons

    Too many layers of management

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    HSBC Holdings2020-02-19

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