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HSBC Holdings Marketing Manager Interview Questions

Updated Oct 6, 2016
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Marketing Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee in Salinas, CA
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at HSBC Holdings (Salinas, CA).

Interview

Contacted by a recruiter from posted resume on Monster. Received invitation to interview. Interview lasted all day long, really!
I received an offer 2 days later. Started work 3 weeks later.

Interview Questions

  • There were several proprietary questions I could not answer. Most others had to do with experience or what would you do if . . .   1 Answer

Negotiation

Reasonable. Brief

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    Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at HSBC Holdings (Portland, OR) in September 2009.

    Interview

    Long interview process with multiple teams.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation

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    Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at HSBC Holdings (London, England (UK)) in April 2014.

    Interview

    Phone interview followed by a face to face competencies based interview, standard questions, SMART approach when answering is favoured.Whole process took about 15 days. No salary negotiation. I got a response within 3 days.

    Interview Questions

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    Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at HSBC Holdings (London, England (UK)).

    Interview

    There is a lack of human contact in the recruitment process at HSBC.

    I've done 4 on-line tests - 2 verbal reasoning, a numerical reasoning, a proofreading. I was informed I'd passed the tests when I emailed. I also inquired whether that meant that I would be interviewed. I didn't get a response and it's been months since passing the tests.

    Interview Questions

    • Awkward, clunky and inconvenient automated recruitment process with a lack of human interaction

      Automated electronic messages - making you log on to their website to read their message each time. If you don't read each of them in time, you could miss out on an on-line test which they give a short time frame to do. All the automated messages emailed to you look the same - rejection, thank you for application, test invitation all read as below:

      You have received a message from HSBC which has been delivered to you via our secure message service as a continued effort from us to protect your personal information. To access your message, please click here, enter your login details then click on the My Messages tab.

      If you experience any difficulty using the link, simply access your profile to view your messages. You will be notified each time you have a new message.

      Kind regards,

      HSBC

      Automated telephoning - call are made to your number and no clue is given regarding which job application it is referring to or whether you have an interview. When you call back, there's an automated message saying the voicemail box is full and you are asked to call back another time. Of course when you call back another time, the voicemail box is still full!!  
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