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"All I can think of is potentially more flexibility around exams."
Graduate, London
"More communication between graduate teams, managers and graduates."
Graduate, Liverpool
"Provide greater support and more clarity about the breadth of roles available to graduates."
Graduate, London
"Given the company's global status, there should be opportunities for international retail banking and wealth management placements."
Graduate, St Helier
"More communication. Our graduate team needs more staff as they are over-stretched."
Graduate, London
"Be more liberal with overseas travel."
Graduate, London
"I'd like more opportunities to choose how I want to develop with a choice of professional exams/qualifications, masters degrees etc."
Graduate, Various across UK


"I would like the company to provide better sector specific training."
Graduate, London
"It would be great if HSBC offered the opportunity to complete an international rotation."
Graduate, London
"I would have liked the opportunity to do rotations in different regions."
Entry level, London
"It may be useful to have clearer direction in terms of what professional qualifications we are supported to take."
Graduate, London
"The capital financing and banking programmes could be more integrated."
Graduate, London
"I would like the company to increase level of training on technology scheme."
Graduate, London
"There could be more options for international placements."
Midlevel, Bristol
"I would like the company to make the scheme more flexible; i.e. they should give the grads the chance to express a preference on the rotations to take."
Graduate, London


"A little bit of clearer communication would be useful."
Graduate, London
"I would have liked more time spent on division specific skills."
Graduate, London
"I would have liked more time given to graduate development and mentorship, and more weight to programmes which are back office in nature."
Graduate, London
"I would have liked more international opportunities."
Graduate, London
"There could be more ability to see other functions of the bank."
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