Life at HSBC

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HSBC offers the opportunity to develop a fulfilling career within a supportive and inclusive environment. We aim to be a place where everyone can achieve their full potential, regardless of their background.

HSBC has been connecting customers to opportunities for more than 150 years. Today, our network covers established and emerging markets. We serve customers ranging from individuals, families and start-ups, to medium-size companies, major international businesses and governments.

We are looking for people who are ambitious about making a strong contribution to HSBC’s long-term sustainable growth – whether you are dealing directly with clients or working in a role supporting the business, such as technology, legal or communications.

Fact: A total of 49 per cent of our employees said that they work flexibly.
Fact: HSBC has seven staff-led networks promoting diversity in the company.
Fact: Our employees spent a total of 6.2 million hours on formal training in 2018.

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With market-competitive benefits, HSBC offers the opportunity to develop a fulfilling career within a supportive and inclusive environment. Our unique culture has developed over many years. To ensure we achieve growth in the right way, we place great emphasis on our values, and are committed to applying the highest standards everywhere we do business. We want you to feel able to act with integrity, speak up for what is right and feel proud of working here.

As our international network covers 66 countries and territories, you will have the opportunity to build connections with colleagues and customers worldwide. Diversity is at the heart of our business in other senses, too: we aim to create an environment where everyone can achieve their full potential, regardless of their background. Seven global employee networks promote a diverse and inclusive culture within the bank.

At HSBC, we encourage our people to get involved in the life of the communities we serve. Our global policies will support you to share your skills, whether as an individual or with your team, and to seek out opportunities to volunteer near you.

We are looking for people who are keen to learn. You will find countless opportunities to train and acquire new skills, ranging from formal training and qualifications, to on-the-job experience and mentoring.

HSBC offers a truly global perspective that few other employers can match, along with extensive opportunities to develop your skills

John Flint, HSBC Group Chief Executive

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