HSBC Holdings

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HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated December 13, 2014
Updated December 13, 2014
990 Reviews
3.4
990 Reviews
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HSBC Holdings Chief Executive Stuart T. Gulliver
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work-life balance gets much better starting second year when you are more adapted (in 117 reviews)

  • Work from home is always a plus, but you can't always do so (in 25 reviews)


Cons
  • Terrible work life balance for a great deal of the employees (in 37 reviews)

  • Lots of senior management changes and their dedication in investing US is not clear (in 50 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    very satisfied

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings

    Pros

    good opportunities, nice reputed staff

    Cons

    none, itis vry good and flexible

  2.  

    Great company, great vision for the future with their emerging markets strategyin Asia

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Summer Intern in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Summer Intern in Sydney (Australia)

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great vibe, friendly environment and people

    Cons

    Nothing so far as is. Thats a good thing !

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - User Experience Designer/Researcher in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - User Experience Designer/Researcher in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    relaxed environment, Had varied projects to handle

    Cons

    team members were on different sites, but communication via chat and video conferencing was very helpful indeed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Premier Relationship Manager - HSBC UK GCB5

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Premier Relationship Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Premier Relationship Manager in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    very good company to work

    Cons

    training period and interview process is very tedious

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    please simplify interview process

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    One of the best employer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    work life balance, employee friendly.

    Cons

    salary structure should be reviwed. specilly in Kolkata HSS - COE.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    salary structure in Kolkata HSS should be more in all level as per market standard.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good place to work for and friendly working environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HSBC Holdings as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Peaceful and friendly working environment and culture

    Cons

    the working place is a little far away

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good company to work for

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings as a contractor

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    Good company to work for

  9.  

    Excellent company.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Legal Entity Review Representatvie in North Pomona, CA
    Former Employee - Legal Entity Review Representatvie in North Pomona, CA

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent company to work with. Overall, i really enjoyed working for this company.

    Cons

    Really there was nothing to complain about this company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
  10.  

    interesting place to work these days

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    training you can learn allot if you can find someone wiling to teach you

    Cons

    too many changes happening people dont want to stay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    good luck and try to listen to your staff for a change occasionally

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent employer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in London, England (UK)

    I worked at HSBC Holdings as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Interesting work
    Very good working conditions and environment, largely shielded from the corporate politics
    Very nice people

    Cons

    Limitations on the technology allowed to be utilised in finding the best solution to the problem at hand.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Limitations on the technology allowed to be utilised in finding the best solution to the problem at hand mans you do not end up with the best solution.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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