The World Bank

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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)

Pros

Great development organization fit for passionate folks

Cons

Bureaucratic and sometimes too political

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Always keep talent at the forefront of strategy

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    HR policies are very inconsistent.

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

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

    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.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Short term Consultant

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    Former Employee - STC Consultant in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - STC Consultant in Washington, DC

    I worked at The World Bank as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    very interesting place to work and to make a contribution. I liked that you work with intelligent and experienced people form all over the world.

    Cons

    can be bureaucratic such that decisions can be slow to make. however this is only to be expected in an organisation of this nature (public sector international civil service)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to lessen bureaucracy

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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