The World Bank Reviews

Updated 27 Feb 2021

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The World Bank President David Malpass
David Malpass
44 Ratings
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  • "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. "Work Life Balance"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great Place to work. Excellent top-level management

    Cons

    Nothing at this moment to disclose

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  2. "Good place to work"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Senior Finance Assistant in Chennai

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance and good people

    Cons

    Pay is extremely low and not comparable to industry standards


  3. "Senior Finance Assisstant"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Finance Assistant in Chennai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance is good

    Cons

    Salary is not as per industry

  4. "Worldbank"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Consultant in New Delhi

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

    Pros

    Tax free income and benefits

    Cons

    Hiring from within network and nepotisms are the ways you can get ahead.

  5. "good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Architect in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    good, helpful, wise, speaking good , user friendly

    Cons

    needs to collaborative , ventilation , environment needs to be better.

  6. "Great place to work for someone looking for stability"

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

    I worked at The World Bank full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    work culture, bi-monthly salary, pension, medical benefits

    Cons

    Skills gained may not be transferrable

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Salary"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Block Project Manager in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

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

    Pros

    Grassroots experience, management skills, development project experience

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, less flexible, rigid management

  8. "Employee view"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Information Security Analyst in Chennai

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    Mature process, inspiring leadership, great learning experience and knowledge gaining

    Cons

    Slow professional growth and promotions

  9. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Assistant in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    Employee friendly No-tax salary Great pension and superannuation benefits

    Cons

    No bonus, pay scale is not that great

  10. "Very good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT ASSISTANT in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    - Incredible staff benefits - good environment - learning opportunities

    Cons

    - slow growth - management needs to adapt and adopt new technologies

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