The World Bank

www.worldbank.org
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Bureaucracy rewards movement of money over truly sustainable development.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at The World Bank full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Well-paid positions are available here.

Cons

Senior management are way too full of themselves.

Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Don't join unless you are a political animal

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The World Bank (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    You feel you're a part of a greater mission and making a difference in the world. You feel proud to work with so many MBAs and PhDs. Salary and benefits used to be very competitive. Recent changes were for worse but they're still good.

    Cons

    HR is pre-historical and does not practice what they preach. As a general, appointments are biased by relations and hidden agendas, with managers manipulating normal recruiting processes to appoint preferred candidates. Very little opportunities to young staff, better join at a later point in the career, as it becomes stagnant.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Transparency please. Don't burn out staff who disagree with you. There is intelligence and diverse perspectives/opinions.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Consultant

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

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    good number of holidays/time off

    Cons

    not many opportunities for job advancement

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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