HSBC Holdings Reviews

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HSBC Holdings Chief Executive Stuart T. Gulliver
Stuart T. Gulliver
288 Ratings

    Decent place to work on Wall St.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time (more than an year)


    Good compensation
    Mobility inside the group
    Footprint in Latin America


    Some groups are too territorial
    Ability to hire high caliber people is not the best

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep investing in the markets business to compete with the likes of Citi/JPM

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

HSBC Holdings Interviews

Updated Oct 23, 2014
Updated Oct 23, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    I had a phone interview with 3 associates. Then was invited to meet with the group's head. After this HR contacted me again to meet with 4 more people, one Managing Director and 3 Associates. HR has been giving me feedback all along and has kept me up to date on the progress of the process.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions have been mostly about fit and previous experience, no hard technical questions (yet).   Answer Question
    Declined Offer

HSBC Holdings Awards & Accolades

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Best Banking Performer in United Kingdom, Global Brands Magazine, 2013
Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
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Additional Info

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Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1865
Type Company - Public (HSBC)
Industry Finance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

HSBC would be a real alphabet soup if the company's name reflected its geographic diversity. One of the world's largest banking groups by assets, HSBC Holdings owns subsidiaries throughout Europe, Hong Kong and the rest of the Asia/Pacific region, the Middle East and Africa, and the Americas. All told, the company has some 7,500 locations in more than 80 countries. Its activities include consumer and commercial banking, credit cards, private banking, investment banking, and leasing. Its North American operations comprise HSBC USA, HSBC Bank Canada, HSBC Bank Bermuda, and... More

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