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HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated March 24, 2017
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HSBC Holdings Chief Executive Stuart T. Gulliver
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  1. "Great company to work for"

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

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Very wide range of departments

    Cons

    Bureaucratic work environment t t


  2. "Summer Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Everything is good. Management is great.

    Cons

    nothing i can think of


  3. "bankruptcy specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brandon, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brandon, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    they are going out of business


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  5. "Solid Company"

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    Current Employee - Kyc Specialist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Kyc Specialist in New York, NY

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefit package (5-6 week salary, 401k matching, back-up daycare allotment, etc)
     Flexible work environment (largely dependent upon LOB)
    Opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    Efficiency implementation = increased job duties (doing the work of 2-3 people)
    Band-aid solutions


  6. "Business Risk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Good flexibility to work from home, great management

    Cons

    The employee morale seemed low but they were proactive about trying to improve this, like team building seminars


  7. "Nice Place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Nice place to work
    people are motivated to do what need to be done

    Cons

    too much red tape to get things done


  8. "Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Work Environment, good travel opportunities

    Cons

    Limited avenues to grow. If you are highly competitive and career oriented, probably not the best place


  9. "Always learning"

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    Former Employee - Vice President
    Former Employee - Vice President
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I worked for fair and honest people who invested in me and my future. I had a wonderful 20+years.

    Cons

    Closed my division but with plenty of advance notice

    Advice to Management

    Be humble, stay real.


  10. "System Analyst"

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

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work whole life.

    Cons

    difficulty change the level carrier

    Advice to Management

    be humanity


  11. "ops analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    easy work life balance.

    Cons

    management didn't recognize talent and promote



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