Inter-American Development Bank

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Good place to work but...

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Current Employee - IT Consultant  in  Washington, DC
Current Employee - IT Consultant in Washington, DC

Pros

Nice people, great experience, great city (Washington, DC).

Cons

Low salary for consultants, too much bureaucracy.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Worked here for more than 2 years

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    Current Employee - Investment Analyst  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Investment Analyst in Washington, DC

    Pros

    Great work environment, possibilities of mobility across countries and business areas. Great chances of traveling and good work-life balance

    Cons

    Lot of bureaucracy and political consideration, many short term contracts and not many possibilities of becoming part of the staff. Non-staff employees do not have complementary health insurance

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Politics, personal agendas and little work

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    Current Employee - Consultant  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Consultant in Washington, DC

    Pros

    Incredible place with lots of potential. Money is not a problem.

    Cons

    Political institution. Nobody (staff) is fired for commiting the same mistakes over and over or for being extremely inconsequent managers/chiefs. Hierarchy always prevail over meritocracy. Knowing someone is the key for grow. Money is wasted on stupid and non-sense projects. Nobody is serioulsy accountable and there's little compromisse with real results. Almost all energy is spent on politics and defending "territories".

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire some new people. Get rid of latino mambo-jambo and do the work, for the sake of the money you earn.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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