HSBC Holdings
3.3 of 5 937 reviews London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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Good working culture

Assistant Vice President (Former Employee)

ProsA nice environment to work. People are nice, helpful and approachable. Makes you feel comfortable. Emphasize alot on work life balance. Have good non-monetary benefits.

ConsMay take quite a while to get promoted. All depends on whether there are vacancies at the top.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good career opportunities but you need to fight super hard and you are on your own to make it happen

    Senior Vice President (Former Employee)

    I worked at HSBC Holdings

    Pros: - decent (but not great) overall compensation package - huge organization with plenty… Cons: - SUPER SUPER bureaucratic (10 layers of approvals to buy a roll of toilet paper) - as a result, strategies are very "safe" but… Advice to Senior Management: - okay to continue this bureaucratic structure and rely on approvals over approvals for decision making but don't expect double digit… More
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    The big elephant is too heavy to move forward.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings

    Pros: Have good benefits and comprehensive systems in all areas engage staff… Cons: Too conservative and bureaucratic Many new initiatives cannot move forward due to… Advice to Senior Management: It will take lots of painful measures to make this big fat company in… More
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