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HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated July 16, 2018
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  1. "HSBC bank - Branch level"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    nice people
    student tuition re-imbursement
    good corporate culture
    good people

    Cons

    nothing to complain, similar to other big banks


  2. "Personal Banker"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    world wide reach, good banking benefits for employees

    Cons

    accounts, systems, and management are way behind the times compared to other banks in the grouping

  3. "Information Security Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, flexible work options

    Cons

    Lengthy and constant restructuring and reorganizing. limited opportunities.


  4. "Universal banker. Open accounts, find needs, develop report, work cash till."

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Port Jefferson Station, NY
    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Port Jefferson Station, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, internal promotions, good pay.

    Cons

    Old systems, no tools to help be successful, micromanagement on things out of your control.


  5. "Corporate Banking Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    great compensation. dont work more than 1 year there

    Cons

    Poor management / culture / team / role


  6. "Project manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Bright people in front office

    Cons

    Minor decisions require escalation, unaware of how to utilize top resources


  7. "AVP"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Good learning and people are nice to work with. Great team work

    Cons

    lack of balance of life and work.

  8. "Senior Financial Crimes Compliance Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Flexable work enviroment, competitive pay, continuous education and advancement

    Cons

    They closed their Delaware location.


  9. "Interesting work and future strategy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    the financial crime risk area is looking to future and buying in to a smarter more tech-savvy, future-focused way of identifying and mitigating risk. Exciting times.

    Cons

    Lots of constant change. Lots of restructuring to make room for new investments in financial crime. Comms about the restructurings are happening often but not sure how well they are landing


  10. "CSR"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Diamond Bar, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Diamond Bar, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Not busy at all in some branch

    Cons

    system is very difficult to use


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