Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
3.0 of 5 103 reviews
www.gatesfoundation.org Seattle, WA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Great benefits, comfortable working envt. but constant changes in strategy

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsThe foundation offers a very comfortable working envt, great benefits and fantastic learning opportunities.

ConsMost departments spend a considerable portion of their time articulating their new strategy rather than implementing their current strategy! The skills and talents of many smart people remain underutilized.

Advice to Senior ManagementSpend more time actually implementing your strategy and understanding how much impact your work is having rather than in developing new strategy.

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    Golden Handcuffs-- Hard to leave but not great to stay

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


    Pros: When you land on a good team with good people, you are… Cons: From the perspective of someone on the lower end of the food chain, I am floored how bad the attitude towards admins and PCs are… Advice to Senior Management: At this point I don't really expect management to worry about the little… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

     

    Good Exposure

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as a contractor


    Pros: You get to work in actual development type work and you… Cons: Quite hectic work, and may be sometimes it has too much bureaucracy. You may work on something but then realize it doesn't get read… More
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