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"Interesting work, few opportunities for advancement for junior staff"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Yohave ample opportunities for travel and the work is typically interesting and moderately challenging. While hours can be long at times, there's down time around the holidays and over the summer that make up for it. Good vacation time

Cons

there no clear career track for junior staff. You really need to stick around for many many years to get a staff position or you need a PhD.

Advice to Management

Create more opportunities for young people to adcance

Other Employee Reviews for The World Bank

  1. "Great experience working in a multicultural environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The World Bank as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Multi-cultural international working environment, diversity. Great and interesting people.

    Cons

    Long work hours in IT. It can be draining


  2. "Big organization, lots of opportunities"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay, lots of opportunities if you seek them out

    Cons

    Bureacracy and hierarchy, lack of career development,

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