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It is awesome and enriching

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Current Employee - Country Director in Lusaka, Lusaka (Zambia)
Current Employee - Country Director in Lusaka, Lusaka (Zambia)

I have been working at American Bar Association as a contractor (more than an year)

Pros

It is an international not for profit organisation that works with local CSOs to foster development in resident countries.Being a part of it allows me to help bring change to my country in a big way

Cons

Quiet frankly i cant think of any

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The approach taken is a good one as it allows locals to drive the process. Keep it up

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    ABA ROLI is a great place to work if you can handle some frustrations.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at American Bar Association

    Pros

    - Due to a chaotic administrative structure, there are great opportunities to learn about development work from the ground up.
    - Junior staff are given expanded responsibility versus other similar institutions.
    - Good work atmosphere with friendly, committed people.
    - ABA ROLI is one of the few institutions in the world that does international rule of law or legal capacity building programs.

    Cons

    - Insufficient focus on professional development of staff.
    - Limited institutional efforts to share knowledge about programs, successes, etc.
    - Institution is not administratively set up for international development work and does not have the planning capacity to effectively address this.

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    - More attention should be paid to how the institution is structured, rather than trying to address individual issues ad-hoc.

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    Excellent Company to work for

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    Current Employee - Junior Web Developer in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Junior Web Developer in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at American Bar Association as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    It's a great company to work for if you can land a role. I've managed to land one role and absolutely loved working there.

    Cons

    It's very hard to land a permanent role there and it seems they interview a bunch of people to just meet a quota.

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