The World Bank

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Amazing - a blessing

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at The World Bank full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

The best place - we are a family

Cons

There is no cons - thank you

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the great performance

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    The place thats takes earnest young people and slowly turns them into cynical drones

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    Current Employee - Short-term Consultant (STC) in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Short-term Consultant (STC) in Washington, DC

    I have been working at The World Bank as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Really multinational work atmosphere. Fantastic cafeteria.

    Cons

    Really multinational ... Restricted upward mobility

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer clear career trajectories

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Lots of noise, little substance

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    Current Employee - Short-term Consultant (STC) in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Short-term Consultant (STC) in Washington, DC

    I have been working at The World Bank part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    -get to work with diverse set of ppl, from many diff countries and professions..some foremer govt offcials or future ones
    -great level of interaction with leadership in developing countries
    -get to see/witness/participate in development firstahand

    Cons

    -little thought paid to career progression on a systematic-institutional way
    -too much is left to the discretion of managers, allowing them to play favorites
    -unclear senior management structure and startegy, demoralizing to staff

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    THINK ABOUT WHO IS GOING TO LEAD THIS ORGANZATION TOMORROW, not just your own well-bieng and your personal egos..
    TRy to remember why you wanted to wark in development in the first place..you are KILLING that energy now

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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