HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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HSBC Holdings Interim CEO Noel Quinn
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  1. "GOOD"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    GOOD career path, good enviroment

    Cons

    nothing, everything is very good

  2. "Slow and boring, but okay"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Analyst 
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay, global mobility opportunities

    Cons

    Slow and boring work, lots of entrenched bureaucracy and fake people

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  3. "good"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    most parts of working there is good

    Cons

    inefficient and conservative in many areas

  4. "Great company to work for"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Personal Banking Executive in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    multi-culture, flexibility , good package

    Cons

    Out-dated technology, not enough branches, too many compliance

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  5. "Na"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Package salary, fair insurance plan

    Cons

    Lack of prgression, not transparent

  6. "Policy"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good protection from financial crime

    Cons

    Procedure too complex, not customer friendly enough

  7. "Review"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Premier Relationship Manager in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    top 500 company, good location.

    Cons

    Low salary package, old system, favourable management level.

  8. "It’s a great company to work in"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Personal Banking Executive in Chatswood
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Culture diversity, friendly staff, great location

    Cons

    Below average salary , product is not competitive enough

  9. "Would think twice before joining!"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    No weekend job. Friendly colleagues and lots of birthday celebrations :)

    Cons

    First to start work and last to walk out. Applications are not reliable. No opportunity to grow within an organisation because most is handled from sydney.

  10. "Good place to work"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Global exposure and good place for opportunities.

    Cons

    Workload and there are too many management layers.

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