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"Short term Consultant"

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Former Contractor - STC Consultant in Washington, DC
Former Contractor - STC Consultant in Washington, DC
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Neutral Outlook

I worked at The World Bank as a contractor (Less than a year)

Pros

very interesting place to work and to make a contribution. I liked that you work with intelligent and experienced people form all over the world.

Cons

can be bureaucratic such that decisions can be slow to make. however this is only to be expected in an organisation of this nature (public sector international civil service)

Advice to Management

Try to lessen bureaucracy

Other Employee Reviews for The World Bank

  1. "Oversee financial and private sector development"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Vice President in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great development organization fit for passionate folks

    Cons

    Bureaucratic and sometimes too political

    Advice to Management

    Always keep talent at the forefront of strategy


  2. "HR policies are very inconsistent."

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    Current Contractor - Social Development Specialist in Washington, DC
    Current Contractor - Social Development Specialist in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The World Bank as a contractor (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.

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