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"Smart people, but self-entitled... missing moral compass"

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Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Washington, DC
Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Washington, DC
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Diverse, well-paid, challenging, and fast-paced (a rarity for an NGO)

Cons

Highly political, corrupt, and management is a mess or self-interested.

Advice to Management

Check into your corruption with projects and contracting.

Other Employee Reviews for The World Bank

  1. "It's a good balance of life and work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    very balanced. colleagues are very smart. good location. working on developing countries

    Cons

    maybe not as challenging as private sector, after all it's more like a government agency


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    "Being an STC (Short Term Consultant) at the World Bank"

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    Current Contractor - Short-term Consultant (STC) in Washington, DC
    Current Contractor - Short-term Consultant (STC) 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 a year)

    Pros

    Great access to high level policy makers, resources available for staff and in debth experience in developmental health and economics internationally.

    Cons

    No benefits for STCs, and a capatation on the number of days you are allowed to work with little to few opportunities to transition into permanent staff unless you have a PhD.

    Advice to Management

    Extend the number of days for STCs (more than 150 please), and provide more mentorship and leadership opportunities for younger staff to be long term members of the Bank.

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