The World Bank - Has been a good place to work over the years, but lately, the changes and old thinking are holding it back | Glassdoor
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"Has been a good place to work over the years, but lately, the changes and old thinking are holding it back"

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Former Employee - Information Analyst in Washington, DC
Former Employee - Information Analyst in Washington, DC
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Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

good benefits, and multi-cultural environment. Contributing to a good cause. Work is rewarding.

Cons

doesn't promote telework or flex time. not a 9-5 job. No work-life balance.

Advice to Management

management needs to be more flexible in their thinking and management styles.

Other Employee Reviews for The World Bank

  1. "International environment to work there with multinational people from all over the world."

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    Former Employee - Program Assistant in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Program Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You can improve your skill very easily

    Cons

    No comments on this matter

    Advice to Management

    Upper Management are help ful but they can do more.


  2. "Great exposure"

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    Current Employee - Program Assistant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Program Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Make contacts all over the world
    Great benefits
    Good-looking employees with sexy accents
    Very gay-friendly
    Diverse culture
    Great job security if you have staff contract

    Cons

    Extremely heirarchical structure
    Difficult to get buy-in on interesting projects.

    Advice to Management

    Give junior staff more opportunities to prove themselves

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