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Updated Jun 12, 2021

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4.2
91%
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93%
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The World Bank President David Malpass
David Malpass
69 Ratings
Pros
  • "Large platform with good work life balance(in 124 reviews)

  • "Great work environment provided by WBG(in 112 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Unless you are staff (which only economists or high executives are) you have virtually no benefits(in 72 reviews)

  • "Work life balance can be improved(in 56 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee
      Featured Review

      Amazing work culture and Good pay

      May 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing work culture and Good pay

      Cons

      Nothing in particular to say

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good Experience

      Jun 9, 2021 - Consultant in Washington, DC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good Salary global exposure to development

      Cons

      Unstable environment and work schedule

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Professional development

      May 28, 2021 - Extended Term Consultant in Washington, DC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Learning new knowledge and things every single day; work is challenging and interesting; fantastic operations experience and client interactions; feeling mission driven and impactful about my work

      Cons

      Taking patience, timing, and connections to move up the ladder

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      For career growth

      Jun 2, 2021 - Economist in Washington, DC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Rewarding, respectful, many opportunities for growth and development

      Cons

      Lots of travel, much bureaucracy

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Work

      Jun 12, 2021 - Operations Analyst in Washington, DC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Global and diverse work. Exposed to many cultures and work for a good cause.

      Cons

      Burocracia and hard to move up in the organization

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      A very good working environment .

      May 24, 2021 - Data Analyst/Business Analyst in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Helps in enhancing your learning curve by working cross the departments .

      Cons

      There are no cons that can think of .

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Bureaucratic

      Jun 11, 2021 - Analyst in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      International opportunities Multicultural staff Good benefits Interesting clients

      Cons

      Poor growth prospects Low accountability of management Very political office environment

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      World Bank

      May 26, 2021 - Senior Financial Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      A multi-lateral institution with a diversified employee base

      Cons

      Not a purely financial institution

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good

      May 18, 2021 - Inventory Manager in Miami, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work environment compensation package Work/life balance

      Cons

      lack of growth opportunities Staff does not rotate enough in certain positions

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Ok

      Jun 8, 2021 - Financial Analyst in Washington, DC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Interesting work overall, relaxed environment

      Cons

      Bureaucratic institutions, difficult to get new things done

      1 person found this review helpful
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