Yes background checks are required through agencies.
Answered - Various HR and Co-ordinator contract / temp roles (Former Employee) - Toronto, ON
Very extensive background checks for credit, employment and criminal history.
Answered - Premium Banker (Former Employee) - Toronto, ON
Yes. About two weeks.
Answered - Associate Commercial Account Opening (Former Employee) - Vancouver, BC
Yes HSBC requires back ground check and it takes times depending on the credentials of the employee.
Answered - Red Deer, as a Personal Banker (Former Employee) - Red Deer, AB