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HSBC Holdings Interview Questions

Updated Dec 16, 2014
Updated Dec 16, 2014
297 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Relationship Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    three rounds of interview, with HRs, interview with test of writting skills and interview with direct managers.

    Interview Questions
    • what you will see yourself do in five years?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Credit Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Consisted of several questions from a panel of judges, some personal and technical:

    1. Tell me about yourself.
    2. Why HSBC?
    3. something about how you solved a problem
    4. some technical questions like: if you were to lend money to a business, what factors would you consider?
    5. If a client is very angry, how would you handle the situation?

    Interview lasted more than 30 minutes. The panel then said I would have to wait for 2 weeks to 1 month for a reply if accepted.

    Interview Questions
    • "If a client is very angry, how would you handle the situation?"

      I tried to answer it to my best ability. Just said whatever came to my head at that time.
       
      View Answer
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Global Development Programmer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Online Application?Online Test)----Phone Interview 1----Phone Interview 2----Onsite Interview

    Interview Questions
    • What can you see in 2050 for the world?   View Answer
    No Offer
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  5.  

    Global Client Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Typical fit questions and competency questions to test how you reacted in certain scenarios

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  6.  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Nothing happened much, everything was done on the phone as I live abroad.Very nice and pleasant, I had a great time discussing markets and economics during half an hour

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Management Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    there are three rounds of interviews - HR, group assessment, assessment centre. HR interview was largely competency based questions. We were given mini-cases for the group assessment and the interviewers sat in the room while we discussed, before presenting our solutions to them. We were each asked one question regarding the cases.

    Negotiation Details
    still pending final assessment centre
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Summer Analyst - Trading Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Online application - CV / cover letter / motivational questions
    1st round telephone interview
    2nd round AC

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to do trading, without using any of the following phrases: fast-paced, markets, etc (all the usual reasons)   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
  9.  

    Bank Development Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at HSBC Holdings.

    Interview Details

    self-introduction, why hsbc, why this position, what's your strengths, previous internships, leadership experience, teamwork experience. Adaptability
    GreatestAchievements
    Howto manage a task
    Demandinggoal and get through
    such kind of phone interviews, I have more than two and do not know why, but still did not make it to the second round, the assesment center.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  10.  

    Management Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at HSBC Holdings.

    Interview Details

    This was organized through a collaboration between my uni. and HSBC, and was instrumental in making me realize what I want to do.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to go to financial markets at this time of crisis?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
  11.  

    Global Markets Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Had a phone call from HR to setup an interview. 1st round interview with 2 heads of desks. 2 second round interviews with executives and heads of desks. Mostly technical and fit questions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer

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