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HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated August 17, 2017
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HSBC Holdings Chief Executive Stuart T. Gulliver
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  1. "Loved my experience there"

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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

    Great atmosphere, great work condition & work/life balance. I loved my experience there.

    Cons

    International mobility was not really impossible


  2. "Business wind down"

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    Current Employee - Risk Management in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Risk Management in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Employees are provided with 60 day notice, career transition service, and severance

    Cons

    Very limited internal movement appetite for employees impacted by the closure of the business line. Lots of talent is getting away.

    Advice to Management

    Give more consideation to the employees with proven track record to have remote work opportunities

  3. "Quality Assurance Compliance Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Compliance Analyst in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Compliance Analyst in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exceptional Employer unfortunately Tampa Office will be close

    Cons

    Get lay off from current employer

    Advice to Management

    None


  4. "VP"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brandon, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brandon, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture and benefits. Respect work life balance

    Cons

    Not much opportunity in US as left several markets

    Advice to Management

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  5. "Management Trainee"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment, good insurance coverage, afterwork event with free drinks

    Cons

    Long working hour, good quality worker not recognised by top management

    Advice to Management

    If a department has high employee turnover rate, try to check if there's any problem with the department head.


  6. "Sr Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment and benefits

    Cons

    Portfolio is liquidating and closing there doors soon


  7. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Elmhurst, IL
    Former Employee - Manager in Elmhurst, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits,

    Cons

    long hours, many monthly reports to complete.

    Advice to Management

    none

  8. "Summer Analyst"

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    Current Intern - Summer Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Intern - Summer Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture! Very smart, capable and accomplished employees, especially at the senior level.
    A great deal of diversity at the bank in any possible category one can think of.
    Encourages each intern to explore the other divisions of the bank.
    Strong commitment to doing the right thing and banking the right way.
    Very warm and humane atmosphere at such an established finance institution.

    Cons

    Masters students are interning with Undergraduate students. Hence, there is the occasional awkwardness during interns-only events and social gatherings due to the age gap.

    Advice to Management

    You have an amazing intership program, keep up the excellent work.


  9. "Summer Analyst"

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    Current Intern - Summer Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Intern - Summer Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Pay, Hours acceptable,

    Cons

    Expectations unclear at times, took a long time for full access to all systems


  10. "HSBC experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Great training provided, opportunity for growth and great people

    Cons

    location, office relocated to Arlington Heights IL


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