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HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated October 15, 2017
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HSBC Holdings Chief Executive Stuart T. Gulliver
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  • Limited to no work life balance (in 225 reviews)

  • No work life balance in some projects (in 65 reviews)

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  1. "Overall a good experience"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings (More than a year)

    Pros

    Met a lot of good people, Learned a lot, good work/life balance

    Cons

    Was constantly reminded to sell as a CSR


  2. "Senior Mortgage Servicing Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elmhurst, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elmhurst, IL
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They paid really well. You learn a lot. Time off program was fantastic.

    Cons

    The ever changing schedules. No opportunity for advancement.

  3. "Spring Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    generally no over time problem

    Cons

    work are mostly assigned routinely


  4. "Placement Trainee"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at HSBC Holdings as a contractor

    Pros

    Big Organization, numerous resources, well-designed training

    Cons

    sometimes you may feel it bit bureaucratic


  5. "Overall Great Company for employement"

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Brandon, FL
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Brandon, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The Benefits & Salary offered to employees

    Cons

    No negative feedback on my former employer


  6. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    A place to learn

    Cons

    Few opportunities for growth and mobility

    Advice to Management

    Try to retain in-house talent!


  7. "Associate"

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

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Good salary comparable to other big banks. Nice people

    Cons

    A bit conservative. It takes a long time to get things done.

  8. "Great Bank"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Global powerhouse with multiple locations

    Cons

    Global and you better be in London


  9. "good company"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at HSBC Holdings as an intern

    Pros

    work atmosphere and job opportunities

    Cons

    sometimes there were issues with communication from the management


  10. "Average Banking company"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at HSBC Holdings as an intern

    Pros

    Not busy and the workload is light

    Cons

    not much money, no potential for technology


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