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HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated October 18, 2017
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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. "Good Investment in People"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Depew, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Depew, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Training is offered and encouraged, both internal and external, including Tuition Reimbursement.

    Cons

    Loss of institutional knowledge due to excessive offshoring of processes.

    Advice to Management

    Review your criteria for Reductions in Force, putting single households out of work can be devastating to the individual and the community.


  2. "Good..."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at HSBC Holdings as an intern

    Pros

    Very knowledgeable people about finance and life in general. Good and exciting culture in Capital Markets teams

    Cons

    Not much to learn in the quantitative side. It is really hard to do something new due to the fact that you have to get permission for every single thing from your supervisors

  3. "Senior Manager, Business Systems"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities outside US. Current CEO has fantastic w business strategy senior along with his direct reports. IT management focusing only on India based skill set.

    Cons

    IT career only in London and India. US used to be a great place to work. Changes in strategy have made US very light weight


  4. "Foreclosure/Affidavit Specialist"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Foreclosure Specialist in Brandon, FL
    Former Employee - Foreclosure Specialist in Brandon, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits; Opportunity for growth MUST BE adaptable to change

    Cons

    Relocating from the United States

    Advice to Management

    Open Transparent Ethical Standards are a most in order to work for this organization


  5. "Customer Service Quality Analyst"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elmhurst, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elmhurst, IL

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and ability to grow

    Cons

    Reasonable pay and flexible environment


  6. "Branch Relationship Banker"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Branch Rel in San Mateo, CA
    Current Employee - Branch Rel in San Mateo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Career and growth opportunities

    Cons

    Not the most advanced company out there.


  7. "great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - KYC Analyst
    Current Employee - KYC Analyst
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    development
    involvement and holiday pay benefits

    Cons

    salary, career enhancement and management

    Advice to Management

    be consistent

  8. "Great benefits"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fair on procedures/Policies, great benefits, fair compensation

    Cons

    too many fire drills due to poor planning, multiple hats


  9. "Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, decent salary, great set of people working there, culture.

    Cons

    Long hours and not much of work life balance.


  10. "Finance intern"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings as an intern

    Pros

    Great staff and learning opportunities

    Cons

    Low pay and long hours


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