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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 for 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

Other Reviews for The World Bank

  1.  

    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 for 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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    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

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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