United Nations Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2021

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United Nations Secretary General António Guterres (no image)
António Guterres
236 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work environment and people(in 115 reviews)

  • "excellent work environment and good work-life balance(in 62 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "unpaid internship lots of work and pressure(in 57 reviews)

  • "no chance to get a return offer, no pay(in 34 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good work environment

      Apr 14, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
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      Pros

      Benefit & good people & knowledgeable

      Cons

      unexpected schedule but it is manageable

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      good

      May 25, 2021 - Test Analyst in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good company good salary good

      Cons

      need more employer and managers

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Best job

      Jan 8, 2021 - Logistics Coordinator in Sydney
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      Pros

      Everything was great, best job I ever had

      Cons

      no cons to this job

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Fantastic culture

      Apr 5, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Loved working with people from all over the world.

      Cons

      Slow, bureaucratic, burdened by admin.

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Officer

      Nov 17, 2016 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Some interesting work and people. Had good benefits, but is changing. Can have interesting travel. Can meet interesting people. Sometimes can contribute to improvement of important issues.

      Cons

      Very politicized working environment. No accountability for management. Advancement often depends on nationality or other political interests, not professional reasons. Majority of time is spent filling in forms and bureaucratic reports that are a waste of time. Rarely felt like my time was well used by the organization.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Very interesting work.

      Feb 26, 2012 -  in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Meeting a great variety of people.

      Cons

      Travel and long hours worth of work.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Jul 29, 2021 - Finance in Monrovia
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Feels good working for UN. It's a place away from home with great co-workers and a good environment. Feels good working for UN. It's a place away from home with great co-workers and a good environment.

      Cons

      I find absolutely nothing bad when working for this organization, only that it is not an environment for people who are differently able to assess.

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    8. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Working At UN for Team people

      Jul 28, 2021 - Production Worker in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Interesting information, Politics, world events an international work environment. In New YoK city.

      Cons

      Team People who were running freelancers is disorderly and don't give you enough hours. They will call at the last minute to fill in. Not a lot of growth. unable to work with freelancers in a meaningful way

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Salary

      Jul 24, 2021 - Senior Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It has an international atmosphere where you respect and being respected by others. Very good place to work.

      Cons

      There are no any cons that i can think of now. Might be promotion will not be an easy task

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      UN is a great employer

      Jul 23, 2021 - Development Coordination Officer in Podgorica
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      Pros

      Mission of the organisation, professional staff

      Cons

      Bureaucracy, slow and robust processes, sometimes had a feeling that effort was in vein

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