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HR policies are very inconsistent.

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Current Contractor - Social Development Specialist in Washington, DC
Current Contractor - Social Development Specialist in Washington, DC

I have been working at The World Bank as a contractor (More than 3 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

It is a huge organization. You can get good experience in international development.

Cons

But in order to do so you have to find a mentor, and the probability of finding a good mentor does not always depend on your qualifications.

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  1. Oversee financial and private sector development

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    Current Employee - Vice President in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Vice President in Washington, DC

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great development organization fit for passionate folks

    Cons

    Bureaucratic and sometimes too political

    Advice to Management

    Always keep talent at the forefront of strategy

  2. Diversity work environment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good work-life balance
    exposure to different area of knowledge
    flexible learning opportunity

    Cons

    hierarchy
    career depend largely on manager
    senior level positions are closely tied with political consideration

    Advice to Management

    Draw a clear career road map for junior employees
    Increase internal rotation opportunities

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