HSBC Holdings Reviews

Updated 8 Aug 2020

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3.7
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HSBC Holdings Interim CEO Noel Quinn
Noel Quinn
447 Ratings
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  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good culture and colleagues

    Cons

    opportunities for growth is limited depending on the role.

  2. "Good and inclusive culture, a good place to stay for long"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    - Very good culture, people are willing to help and teach and support your progression - Pay package varies widely across teams, good if you are in the right team

    Cons

    - pay package may not be as competitive as other banks


  3. "Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Singapore
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    This place has very good work life balance

    Cons

    Not ambitious enough to learn

  4. "Not bad"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Singapore

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Really not bad for a big company

    Cons

    Slow moving during times of change

  5. "Good culture, process-oriented"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Singapore

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Company culture is good. Colleagues are generally nice, friendly and committed.

    Cons

    Typical challenges associated with large companies - too many reporting lines, processes, etc.

  6. "Fairly nice place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Singapore
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Nice people. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    Job security is a common staff concern hence morale is Low

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  7. "okay place"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Learn from some very dedicated people

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, like any large organisation

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Red tape"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Manager in Singapore

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Can't think of any currently

    Cons

    Lots of internal reporting and red tape

  9. "Strong diversity and process management"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Singapore

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Clear direction in dealing with issues. Professional colleagues

    Cons

    Sometimes, the manual cannot handle the issue at hand, need innovation

  10. "HSBC Mortgage Sales department"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance, attractive remuneration

    Cons

    For a sales person, the commission scheme is basically a bonus scheme with their current policy. There is no transparency as to how you get your commission, and a huge downfall of their policy is that your remuneration for your sales is at the discretion of your line manager. That means, if your manager does not like you and is not impartial, you will not be justly rewarded for your efforts.

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