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Updated Sep 13, 2020

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25 Ratings
  • "Work life balance; Good benefits(in 7 reviews)

  • "good culture, stable company, good assets(in 6 reviews)

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  • "decision making(in 3 reviews)

  • "Provision for maternity leave and other related issues is uncompetitive, and management appear to be resistant to improve(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year


      Sep 13, 2020 - Management Trainee in Hong Kong
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      Work life balance; Good benefits


      Quite Traditional; Slow decision making;

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    2. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Unique, in ways both good and bad

      Feb 27, 2016 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Good compensation package, interesting and varied work, travel benefits if working for Cathay Pacific.


      Very old-fashioned, which will not suit everyone, no control over where you live or what you do, utterly shambolic personnel management, weak senior leadership with arbitrary decision making. Your career is determined by whether the people at the top like you, rather than on results.

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      3 people found this review helpful
    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Swire Summer Internship Program

      Sep 29, 2011 - Summer Intern in Hong Kong
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      It was a very structured seven week program, during which I was given real responsibilities from the beginning to the end, even though I was only an intern. The people are very nice, and offer strong support. Besides, we had plenty of opportunities to network with the professionals as well as other interns.


      The salary is slightly lower compared to its reputation and other similar companies. The decision-making process is quite slow, maybe due to the traditional British culture of conservatism.

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      6 people found this review helpful
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