The World Bank Reviews

Updated 9 Jul 2020

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The World Bank President David Malpass
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  1. "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

  2. "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

  3. "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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  4. "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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  5. "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

  6. "Great compensation and prestige"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Economist in Washington, DC

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great compensation and benefits. Very prestigious and influential

    Cons

    It is a large bureaucracy, with hierarchies, and sometimes lack of clarity on deliverables

  7. "Pay stcs more"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Washington, DC

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    opportunity to make a high impact

    Cons

    compensation is low and no healthcare

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  8. "Good carrier opportunity"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Team Assistant 

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good carrier opportunity, world wide opportunity

    Cons

    Long hour work and very competitive environment

  9. "Good place"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Economist in London, England

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    interesting people, lots of work

    Cons

    they requite a lot of work

  10. "STT at the world bank"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Short-term Consultant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great exposure - Ability to eventually develop your network - Beautiful on the resume

    Cons

    - hard to get promotions - extremely competitive - short-term consultants are only allowed to work 150 days a year!

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