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Sr. Operations Specialist, Derivatives, GBM (Current Employee), TorontoFebruary 18, 2014
A good learning experience. A smaller setup and overlooked the various functions of Trade capture, confirmations and Settlements.
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Working at a worldwide bank.
Security and Fraud Specialist (Current Employee), MarkhamFebruary 18, 2014
Pros: close to home
Cons: no comment
Most enjoyable is there are nice coworkers.

There are not much opportunities in this bank to advance, need to look for new challenge elsewhere.
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Enjoyable work environment
Personal Banker (P/T) (Former Employee), Toronto, ONJanuary 8, 2014
• Delivered exceptional banking services to both personal and commercial customers to ensure satisfaction
• Processed transactions efficiently and proposed solutions in a professional manner to 100+ customers daily
• Proactively recognized opportunities to cross sell other bank products by determining suitable products for customers and encouraging – more... investments
• Enhanced operational efficiencies by identifying and implementing process changes
• Helped increase branch product sales by 50% in first 3 months, surpassing objectives and resulting in top salesperson award every quarter – less
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Productive workplace
Specialist count (Former Employee), Montréal, QCDecember 17, 2013
My typical day at work was: Enter information about the numbers of documents in databases.Photocopy, scan and staple documents for distribution, the mailing and filing.Sort, verify and process application forms and other administrative documents learned how to work with the team and how to improve myself..The management was very supportive.The co-workers – more... was really fun to work with.The hardest part of the job was to create new project.The most enjoyable part of the job was to be a part of the team. – less
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Good Workplace
QA Analyst (Former Employee), Toronto, ONDecember 13, 2013
Liked working in the small team environment.
New projects with prospects for learning more.
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Technical job
Premier Officer (Former Employee), Montréal, QCNovember 26, 2013
Esteemed company, great team. High competitive spirit in the offices.
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Product and Fun Place to Work
Summer Intern Business Performance (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCNovember 18, 2013
Good salary and management was always available to help you out when needed.
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I found it generally a well rounded cohesive place to work
Customer Service Represenative/Greeter (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCOctober 15, 2013
Pros: good flexible working hours
Cons: nothing to note
I found it a generally well rounded cohesive place to work. I enjoyed the customer contact and new challenges that came every day. My co workers were agreeable and team players. The management for the most part was well trained and cordial. The hardest part of the job was keeping up with new mandates and courses, but kept you challenged.
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Casual fun environment
Operations Department Manager (Former Employee), Montreal, QCOctober 15, 2013
Great for young leaders
Dynamic workplace
Great work life balance
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Learning Opportunties ~ Sucess of employees = Success of institution
Premier Relationship Manager (Former Employee), Red Deer, ABOctober 15, 2013
Pros: hours; involvement
Cons: nothing!
Having worked for HSBC for one year and moved up quickly from personal banker to Premier Banking Manager showed the dedication of HSBC to see its employees succeed. Tools required for furthering knowledge provided to employees to succeed.
Great crew of employees, an amazing Manager, Corrine W, whom I had the priviledge of working under. She was very – more... knowledgeable on all things HSBC and always willing to share with her staff. – less
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Busy and stimulating
Personal banker - full time (Former Employee), MontrealAugust 28, 2013
This job allowed me to use my interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills. The hardest part was the amount of work to do on a daily basis. The best part was the realationship you get to build with collegues and clients.
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Be cautious: Relationship management does matter
Credit Risk Manager (Current Employee), Vancouver, BCAugust 25, 2013
Difficult to belong. Work with the right entourage, then you may be able to emotionally continue. A lot of favoritism, but if you like your job like as I do, should not matter.
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Sweatshop
Manager - Business Systems (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCAugust 23, 2013
Pros: good people
Cons: bad company
I encountered active discrimination. Very negative culture.
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will never work in there again
Project OFFICER (Former Employee), HSBC,VANCOUVERAugust 14, 2013
Cons: depression
a place full of politics
micro managers
unreasonable demand
most people came out of there super stressed
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Worked like a sweat shop
Application Architect (Former Employee), Burnaby, BCAugust 10, 2013
The center of excellence, was based on a typical sweat shop environment. No work life balance.
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Working as a Senior Business Consultant with a leading Fortune 50 bank
Senior Business Consultant (Current Employee), Vancouver, BCAugust 2, 2013
Pros: deep knowledge of retail banking
Cons: long hours and working across different timezones
A typical day in office involves coordinating with Business,Offshore teams from China and India.Sometimes have to undergo requirement meetings with Brazil.

Learnt to work effectively work with global teams,understand their culture, respecting the working style and yet getting the best professional results.

Have really enhanced my management capabilities – more... as I have to undertake work across 3-4 countries,ensure functional and technical completeness of a project,manage diverse cultures.

The most hard part of my job was to create behemoth Functional specifications for a truly global product,getting the global requirements,convincing the regional sites to entail the additional cost. – less
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One of the best place i ever work with.
Mail Room Clerk/Messenger (Former Employee), Toronto, ONAugust 1, 2013
Pros: long breaks
Cons: working from 7 a.m.- 4:30 pm
it was more going out and getting things done but i got a check to do it. some days will be long but some will be slow. but it was very busy during month end and year end.
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AAA
Regulatory Reporting Manager (Current Employee), London, UKJuly 18, 2013
AAA.

Working for HSBC is a privelege. I recomend HSBC to anyone who is seeking to develop Career within Banking and Management.
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Too bad they closed
Branch Manager (Former Employee), OttawaJuly 17, 2013
Company was a good place too work.
they closed too early

cared about the employees
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Excellent Stepping Stone in Overall Career Path
Account Executive & Assistant Branch Manager (Former Employee), Mountain Road, MBJune 26, 2013
Working for HSBC was a challenging and positive experience for me.

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HSBC is a universal bank and is organised within four business groups: Commercial Banking; Global Banking and Markets (investment – Read more