There are newer employer reviews for United Nations

 

my experience

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Program Assistant in Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire)
Current Employee - Program Assistant in Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire)

I have been working at United Nations full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

friendly environement, great office , the work was structured

Cons

Pressure due to the politic situation

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Nothing

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

277 Other Employee Reviews for United Nations (View Most Recent)

Sort: Rating Date
  1.  

    Interesting work and well-paid, but bureaucratic and long hours

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in The Hague (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in The Hague (Netherlands)

    I have been working at United Nations part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - Interesting work, knowing your work in a small way can help humanity forward
    - Great, very international work environment
    - Training for some jobs is amazing
    - Amazing benefits, both the financial and non-financial benefits
    - Exit opportunities for legal officers can be very, very good, depending on specialty

    Cons

    - Very bureaucratic work environment
    - Some very odd policies (e.g. unpaid international interns -> only rich kids can intern at the UN is a questionable policy to say the least;)
    - Sometimes very, very long and unpredictable hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cut down on bureaucracy

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Excellent job, good way to develop yourself in multinational organization

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineeting Technician in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo)
    Former Employee - Engineeting Technician in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo)

    I worked at United Nations as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    good environment, great opportunity to get professional work experience.

    Cons

    sometimes you work in the field conditions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    they must be focused more on effective hiring staff

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
There are newer employer reviews for United Nations

Work at United Nations? Share Your Experiences

United Nations

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.