The World Bank Reviews

Updated 30 Jun 2020

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The World Bank President David Malpass
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Assistant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    Competitive package , work life balance

    Cons

    Work load ,rotating shifts contracts

  2. "Great Organisation"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Programming Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The World Bank full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    great work environment and smart people

    Cons

    Not much room to grow

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Probably the most diverse office in the world"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    -Highly Diverse -Not patriarchal -Good benefits for term staff (nothing for consultants unfortunately) -Good number of annual leaves -Intrinsic motivation

    Cons

    -Highly bureaucratic -Unfair practices between staff that are on older contracts vs recent ones -Highers way too many consultants instead of regular staff -Too many internal rumors, both in corporate and personal level. -Too many reorganizations

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  4. "I am satisfied with my job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The World Bank is a good employer

    Cons

    I do not have any opinion

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  5. "good experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Governance Specialist 

    I worked at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    salary, int experience, diversity, inclusion

    Cons

    political, no work-life balance, performance evaluations

  6. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior HR-Executive in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The World Bank full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great company to work with

    Cons

    Too bureaucratic and heavy processes

  7. "Great place for work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Help Desk Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great chance to learn great on a resume Professional and fun for IT work speaking

    Cons

    contractor's don't get benefits hard to get converted

  8. "To undertake monitoring and controlling the implementation of the programme"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Project Coordinator 

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Opportunity to develop project management skills.

    Cons

    No access to directly manage contractors and consultants

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  9. "Stagnant positions"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at The World Bank part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly work culture. Premier experience. You work with people all over the world

    Cons

    Flat organization. Stagnant positions. Largely term positions

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  10. "Jobs requirement"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Finance in Kabul

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Interest and my field of study

    Cons

    Pre-job experiences requirement for freshers

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