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HSBC Bank USA Interview Questions

Updated Jan 17, 2015
Updated Jan 17, 2015
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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Legal Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at HSBC Bank USA.

    Interview Details

    I was presented this opportunity by AppleOne, a staffing agency. I interviewed once, with 3 of the legal assistants, my future coworkers. I believe I returned for a second interview for the main attorney I would be be reporting to.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked about my previous experience and how I handled conflict.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
  2.  

    Premier Relationship Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in White Plains, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in White Plains, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at HSBC Bank USA in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Slow process, Very sloppy questions, interviewer with absolutely no knowledge poor skills in how to interview. Really not happy how HSBC is screening people to hire, looks like they are not reading the resumes and instead of looking for talent they are looking for cheap labour.

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Summer Internship Sales and Trading Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at HSBC Bank USA.

    Interview Details

    had an online math test, two phone interviews, 5 consecutive 30 minute interviews. questions varied from behavioral to technical. a lot of the questions asked were fit based. few market questions asked. Know resume up and down. will be tested on it.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Audit Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at HSBC Bank USA.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and received a call within 24 hours. The job posting was newly added. Interview started off with an HR phone screen. This was followed up with one on one interviews with two peer members from the team and the direct manager. Interview was normal. Fair questions, which touched upon industry matter expertise, job specific, and some behavioral.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a difficult situation or challenge you had to overcome and what you did to resolve it?

      Your manager is unable to take an important meeting and has asked you to fill in the meeting for him/her. You are aware that this meeting is important, however you do not have all the details. He/she calls you, but only has time to answer 3 questions. What questions do you ask?
       
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    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate. Successful negotiators will either have a counter or possess sme that is highly desirable.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    SCOP Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brandon, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brandon, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at HSBC Bank USA.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process is quick and interview process is mostly bias versus qualifications

    Negotiation Details
    negotiation is there way or no way.
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Quality Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pomona, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pomona, CA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at HSBC Bank USA.

    Interview Details

    Phone Interview, then 1 on 1 followed with an offer

    Negotiation Details
    Negotiated on annual amount. I declined first offer then entered a counter offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  8.  

    IT Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Buffalo, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Buffalo, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at HSBC Bank USA.

    Interview Details

    I applied for a position on line in another city which led to being interviewed for a position in my local city. That was an unexpected entry since my attempts to get interviewed locally had failed for a few months.

    Interview Questions
    • scenario questions on how to work with internal clients, communication expectations which aligned with their culture. (do homework on their operating model - hierarchical management and strong project management   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was hired in 2004 in a challenging job environment in this local. It left little bargaining opportunity except I received an agreement to provide a salary increase at 6 months based on performance. They agreed and I was bumped up in 6 months and 12 months after joining.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Bank Teller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at HSBC Bank USA.

    Interview Details

    Was informed about an opening for a bank teller position by an employee. Interviewed with the branch manager on the same day. The interview questions revolved around work experience and past responsibilities. Was hired on spot but was told to apply online for the position in order to be extended an offer. Applied online following the interview. Received a phone call from an HR representative the same week with an offer. Accepted the offer. Did not negotiate the salary.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a dayinterviewed at HSBC Bank USA in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    This was for a consulting position. I was contacted by a recruiter for interview. When I went in I met the VP the questions were the general interview questions such as talking about my resume. Then she called another VP who I would be supporting and we had an interview over the phone. After the interview I thought it was fine and then the recruiter told me since it is a consulting role it usually moves fast. Towards the end of the week I was contacted by the recruiter that I got the position.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Credit Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The first question is to explain p-value to people who do not know Statistics. The second question is to estimate how many taxis the city has. the rest questions are about details of one project in my resume.

    Interview Questions
    • There are no unexpected questions. All are typical and reasonable.   Answer Question
    No Offer

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