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Frantic and short staffed, little time for proper training
Administrator (Former Employee) –  Victoria, BC19 July 2017
Unreasonable staff cuts has resulted in frantic environment where support staff are expected to know an extensive lot of controls, regulations, and procedures, with little to no training. During probation period, if mistake occurs, Management does not assist in resolving, but rather shames the staff member in a group environment. Excessive rules become obstacles to onboard new clients. Branch environment somewhat toxic.
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Challenging work enviroment
Analyst, Corporate Banking (Current Employee) –  Markham, ON18 July 2017
job includes:Credit proposals customer due dilligence
managment is adequate
culture is not well organized
advancement opportunites are not prominent
management does not feel supportive of advancement
lots of training offered
low ceiling, good access to CEO
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Fun and Challenging
IT Consultant (Former Employee) –  Burnaby, BC11 July 2017
Multicultural Environment. Most time are challenging work.

Must willing to work with people across the globe.

Minimum of 7.5 hrs and work longer hrs.
Pros
can work from home
Cons
multi country meeting time
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Hsbc
Senior Manager, Commercial Financial Services (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON21 June 2017
HSBC is a Schedule II Bank. It is part of British banking giant HSBC one of the largest banking groups in the world. HSBC Canada is the seventh largest bank in Canada, with offices in every province except Prince Edward Island, and is the largest foreign-owned bank in the country
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Lots of Heirachy
Customer Service (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON20 June 2017
Lots of heir achy and hard to get anything done. All decisions must go through multiple layers of management before anything is decided. Always cost cutting
Pros
Global Business
Cons
Too many layers of management
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Managers are not up to date with procedures and hide behind their desks
ASSISTANT MANAGER DIRECT SERVICES (Current Employee) –  Burnaby, BC17 June 2017
Work environment could be more supportive. Employees do not get full support from their managers who hide behind their desks and are not up to date with procedures sometimes.
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Good
Account Services Representative (Current Employee) –  Markham, ON30 May 2017
The company hires great coworkers and everyone gets along well. The management needs improvement. There islack of clear communication. no room for advancement.
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great culture work place
Compliance Officer (Current Employee) –  Montreal29 May 2017
great place to work, supportive management, not micromanaged, you are free with your choices, great team, and a great manager. Highly recommended to work there
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Good place to work
Assistant Branch Manager (Former Employee) –  Vaughan, ON17 May 2017
good place to work, you get to meet lots of different types of people, learn a lot about several different professions, work with good people and managers
Pros
good advancement opportunities
Cons
some late nights
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Company with multi-cultures
Premier Officer (Current Employee) –  North Vancouver, BC7 May 2017
Busy at the Branch yet it is the place where to learn multi-tasking from handling Customers at the front to completing administrative works at the back office.
Pros
multi-tasking
Cons
long commute
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Solutions Architect
Cloud Architect (Current Employee) –  London, UK6 May 2017
I currently work with a team of developers to come up with use cases and cloud adoption techniques; to migrate all of the Banks services to the cloud across multiple providers including AWS, Google Cloud, and Cloud Foundry.
Pros
Opportunity to learn and work with the latest technologies.
Cons
Long Hours and continuous short project deliveries
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Other than being an international organization this company is not ideal to work with
Application Support Analyst (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC5 May 2017
Do expect hit by normal big comapny culture (office politics). Complex reporting line structure. Sudden job elimination. Promotion of diveraity / give back to local community at the cost of working overtime.
Pros
Flexible wotk hours on certain roles
Cons
Not organized work environment. No formal training documentation on certain support roles
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Overall satisfied
Business Analyst (Former Employee) –  London, UK28 April 2017
Good Place to work, bank with latest and greatest technologies in the world. Real worlds local bank as the slogan says. Management is ver good. Colleagues really mean friends.
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Global enterprise
Senior Business Analyst Consultant (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BC26 April 2017
Global Matrix Organization, interesting projects and programs that are transforming and changing the way the business operates. Politics are part of the challenges faced.
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Safe workplace and good environment
Analyst Programmer (Former Employee) –  Burnaby, BC20 April 2017
It is a good company. They support you starting to your career, and benefits is competitive. Leaders took care of the employees well being. Physical fitness area also available.
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Great company to work for.
Associate Commercial Account Opening (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC11 April 2017
HSBC is a great place work. Good pay and good benefits. Hard work pays well. Community service is encouraged and appreciated. Multicultural place and everyone is well respected. Hardest part is pressure of work - too much to do and hard to complete within the given time.
Pros
Team lunches
Cons
Long hours
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Diverse and progressive company
Project Manager (Current Employee) –  London, ON8 April 2017
Overall a good place to work, but a complex organisation to work in. I got to be involved in interesting work and had good management.

Diverse and inclusive workforce in my area of the bank
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Nice work culture
Business Analyst (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON29 March 2017
Flexibility in technology and skill sets. Nice coordination between technical team, business analysts, business partners and the testing team. Good working environment.
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A nice place to work and gain experience
Red Deer, as a Personal Banker (Former Employee) –  Red Deer, AB28 March 2017
Its a good place to work, pay is not that great. People are nice, I learnt alot working there. Clients are very nice people and that makes life much easy there.
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Good environment
AML QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON27 March 2017
Easy to blend in as the staff is helpful and make it comfortable for the new hires. The downside is that the IT department is very inefficient and to fix something it takes weeks.
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