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Updated 9 Oct 2019

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3.8
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64%
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The World Bank CEO Jim Yong Kim
Jim Yong Kim
315 Ratings
Pros
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  • "No benefits for contractors (not even parking)(in 56 reviews)

  • "Very hard to be hired full time permanent(in 53 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    God experience and good ctc..best industry

    Cons

    Very good company... happy to work

    Advice to Management

    No

    The World Bank2019-10-04
  2. "Senior accounting specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chennai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The World Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Salary and benefits, team outing

    Cons

    Worst management and no work life balance, discrimination as per caste basis

    The World Bank2019-06-20
  3. "6 yrs of exp in IT and 4 yrs of exp in SCCM"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    very good environment for work

    Cons

    there is nothing .everything is very good there

    The World Bank2019-04-20
  4. "Very good work life balance sans growth"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chennai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Amazing work culture. Friendly staff. Ideal place to settle down

    Cons

    No growth opportunities in terms of promotion as well as monetary.

    The World Bank2019-04-18
  5. "Work Culture"

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    Former Employee - HRM in Chennai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best Medical benefits you get to know more about WBG and what it stands for

    Cons

    No work life balance high level of bureaucracy not realy a place for young minds or creative minds

    The World Bank2019-04-24
  6. "Senior Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good exposure and experience. And good tax free salary

    Cons

    Erodes Market Value and "Employability' .

    Advice to Management

    Train Managers in Management

    The World Bank2019-03-18
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Senior HR Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Senior 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

    Excellent place to work, Opportunity to grow, approachable management

    Cons

    None I can think of.

    The World Bank2019-02-25
  8. "Good learning experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    Exposure to huge knowledge and resources.

    Cons

    Low salary compared to other UN organisation.

    The World Bank2019-02-04
  9. "WBG STC role"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    1. High Impact (negative or positive)

    Cons

    1. Poor management across different verticals

    The World Bank2018-12-16
  10. "Good work culture"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Chennai
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    respect to the individual. if you seek, there is no dearth for learning opportunities

    Cons

    career growth and promotions are rare

    The World Bank2018-11-23
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