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  • The people are very helpful and nice

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    I have been working at Svenska Handelsbanken as a contractor (less than a year)


    The people and management are very helpful and extremely friendly


    Not very organized. Needs to be a better coordinated effort in the planning of projects

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    Communication needs to get better

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    Anonymous Employee in Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)
    Anonymous Employee in Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Svenska Handelsbanken in March 2010.

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    I was phoned by the manager within a week of applying and he wanted to see me in Stockholm within 2-3 days. I had an enjoyable one to one interview which finished with a few minutes chatting 1:1 with an employee. Very relaxed and as nice a process as interviewing can be. Was pretty aware halfway through the interview that I was certainly not the best candidate for this job. Was told the next round would be panel interviews and then some background checks and possibly a further interview. Was also told this may take a while as Easter was looming and various people would be on vacation. Received an e-mail over 2 months later thanking me for my participation but that they had gone with another candidate. Why don't people call or write when you fail to make the next round? Still, this is Sweden - generally I never hear anything at all so kudos to Handelsbanken on this front.

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Headquarters Stockholm, Sweden
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (SHB.A)
Industry Finance
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

Svenska Handelsbanken is Swedish for universal banking. The group provides corporate and individual clients with deposit products, loans, credit cards, and other banking services. Subsidiaries operate in several related areas, including life insurance, mortgages, pensions, fund management, and Internet banking. The bank has more than 730 branches, mostly in Sweden and the rest of Scandinavia, the UK, and other countries; it has a presence in countries including Austria, China, Hong Kong, Russia, and the US. Subsidiaries include corporate financing unit Handelsbanken... More

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