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"It was the greatest experience I had in my work so far."

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Former Employee - Operations Officer in Sanaa (Yemen)
Former Employee - Operations Officer in Sanaa (Yemen)
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Pros

An international environment with colleagues from around the world working with an inspirational mission and mandate, Team work, easy access to information on best practices in many fields,

Cons

Dominated by developed countries, and in some times a bureaucratic institution.

Advice to Management

Listen to the developing countries members of the Board, and give more rights to the ST consultants.

Other Employee Reviews for The World Bank

  1. "okay place to be"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    smart colleagues, diverse group, professionally challenging, easy access to information on best practices in development economics and many other fields

    Cons

    many staff underperform but remain and even advance due to internal politics often related to nationality groups, many lack practical expertise in their professional field

    Advice to Management

    recruit better, train better, assign better, reduce benefits (too much leisure time) and business class travel to be able to recruit and retain staff better aligned with poverty reduction mission


  2. "It had its pros and cons, good work life balance but not much opportunities for development"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    work life balance, international colleagues, pension

    Cons

    bureaucracy, hierarchy, lack of trust of young ppl

    Advice to Management

    Listen to younger employees

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