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Interviewing at HSBC

See what people said about the interview process at HSBC.

Interview experience

Based on 1,151 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 1,241 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 1,079 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at HSBC

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
More than one month
About a month
About a week
About two weeks
About a day or two
Most reported steps
Not enough data
Least reported steps
Not enough data

What candidates say about the interview process at HSBC

  • Standard interview process
    Shared on 24 October 2018 - Senior Project Manager (Contract) - London
  • Long... apply online then telephone before face to face
    Shared on 18 July 2018 - UB - Lincoln, Lincolnshire
  • Like to hear you career history.Why you wanting to change jobsWhy do you think you are suitable for this role
    Shared on 5 April 2018 - Operations Team Leader (Temporary position) - Redditch, Worcestershire
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Interview questions at HSBC

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Role play Why choose the role Past experience
    Shared on 14 February 2019 - Customer Service Advisor - Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • When can I start
    Shared on 30 October 2018 - Premier Relationship Manager - Haywards Heath, West Sussex
  • Dress smart
    Shared on 23 September 2018 - Customer Service Agent - Coventry, West Midlands

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The first interview at HSBC

How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me23%
  • Through Indeed20%
  • Other17%
  • Other online job site16%
  • Employee referral14%

How candidates received their first interview at HSBC

  • Applied through the online website for the role. Then you get invited to complete a series of questions. If successful you get an interview which is based on the SMART technique.
    Shared on 8 October 2019 - Customer Service Advisor - Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Applying through the HSBC website
    Shared on 17 May 2019 - Mortgage Consultant - Leeds
  • Via Agency
    Shared on 17 February 2019 - Regulatory Reporting Accountant - London, Greater London

Common questions about interviewing at HSBC

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