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Hong Leong Bank Reviews

Updated July 11, 2017
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Quek Leng Chan
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Pros
  • Good place to learn and expose yourself (in 4 reviews)

  • Good working environment and learning environment (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Very basic benefits as compared to its competitor and not promoting work life balance (in 4 reviews)

  • heavy workload, little increment, need to do sales even as operation staff, less headcount (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Competitive & Fast Paced"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Staff benefits, competitive product rates

    Cons

    Low approval rate for loans


  2. "Not too bad"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hong Leong Bank full-time

    Pros

    Friendly and helpful staff.

    Cons

    Communication is an issue, most of the time important messages are not cascaded properly.

  3. "Database Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Database Administrator in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Database Administrator in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hong Leong Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The best technologies
    Team work
    Friendly colleague
    Flexible working hours

    Cons

    No outside activities, etc. sports, annual dinner, team building.


  4. "Vice President"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hong Leong Bank full-time

    Pros

    Very good culture and the management is very understanding which take care of the employees.

    Cons

    Very basic benefits as compared to its competitor and not promoting work life balance

    Advice to Management

    To improve the benefits to be competitive to market


  5. "Executive"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good , kind and helpful colleagues

    Cons

    no career advancement in the bank


  6. "manager"

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

    I have been working at Hong Leong Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    learning and opportunity to climb the ladder

    Cons

    politic and lack of man power

    Advice to Management

    nil


  7. "Credit Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Credit Analyst in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Credit Analyst in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hong Leong Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment for learning and working.

    Cons

    Employee benefits should be better.

  8. "Anonymous HR"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hong Leong Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Monotonous day in day out
    8.45am to 5.45pm - normal.working
    Not much stress

    Cons

    Too Conventional, Legacy processes hard to make a change.
    Not structured, Poor Management style
    Chinese concurred

    Advice to Management

    Be a leader with a passion not biasness. Be a leader with focus mindset.


  9. "Hong Leong Bank at Branch Level"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service in Cheras (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Cheras (Malaysia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hong Leong Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Different work challenge, colleague are helpful. Stress level is medium to high at branch level.

    Cons

    Work is usually overload, you really need to be patient most of time, as most customer walk into bank are uneducated

    Advice to Management

    Learn up Organisation Behavior.


  10. "Restructuring and improving"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Trainee in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Graduate Trainee in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hong Leong Bank (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Could see that Initiatives are taken to improve work culture , with slight changes in the group's managing directors . But culture is still pretty bad in general

    Cons

    Hierarchy game is still strong, big boss don't talk to small Kacangs. hardly given access to the bosses . No opportunities for voice to be heard

    Advice to Management

    Please change the whole hierarchy status authority


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