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HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated November 21, 2017
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  1. "Good Money, Week Middle/Senior Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Very competitive salaries, nice office

    Cons

    Too big to fail, too many chiefs and not enough Indians

    Advice to Management

    Lack of fresh blood


  2. "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

  3. "Real global company"

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    Former Employee - Dev Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Dev Manager in Chicago, IL

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    You would gain real global work experience here

    Cons

    Not doing so great in terms of competition

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent


  4. "Excited"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture and employment benefits

    Cons

    Too risk averse and sometimes do not capitalise on market opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Innovation


  5. "Customer service manager"

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

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

    Pros

    excellent training / excellent computer and support staff

    Cons

    Should be more performance based


  6. "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.


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    "Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and ample opportunity to work overseas.

    Cons

    Always a scandal brewing there

    Advice to Management

    Learn ethics

  8. "Manager Finance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    work life balance, flexibility work hours, benefits, market pay, great people to work with

    Cons

    many changes in last few years, lay offs


  9. "One of the best banks"

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

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    It's a very very organized, customer and employee oriented! It pays well

    Cons

    Nothing which I find as cons


  10. "Spring Intern"

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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

    generally no over time problem

    Cons

    work are mostly assigned routinely


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