The World Bank Reviews

Updated 5 Jul 2020

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The World Bank President David Malpass
David Malpass
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  • "Unless you are staff (which only economists or high executives are) you have virtually no benefits(in 66 reviews)

  • "work/life balance, not a clear path to advance for younger contributors(in 48 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent"

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

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    Providing minute information about a particular role. Overall very accurate

    Cons

    The website is asking too much details rather than getting to the matter

  2. "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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  3. "Senior Accounting Analyst"

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

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

    Pros

    Good working environment No tax on salary

    Cons

    Slow or no growth at all. As it is an NGO, so no yearly bonus.

  4. "Good company'"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Manager in Chennai

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    Environmental free work free stress free

    Cons

    Politics Leadership not new technology No good Hike

  5. "Good place"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    Stable work and good salary

    Cons

    Hierarchy is set, rigid institutional structure

  6. "sadsd"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    It is good place to work

    Cons

    I dont have anything as of now

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good Organization but lack of upward mobility"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to share a higher purpose (ending extreme poverty) Good work life balance Decent pay Good medical benefits

    Cons

    Lack of career growth due to very limited upward mobility Senior Management requires huge improvements

  8. "Amazing experience, Young and talented people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Computer Sales Specialist in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    everything is a pro. Package and people are the best though

    Cons

    Not many comments on this part

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  9. "HR Assistant"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and learning opportunity.

    Cons

    Management not supportive..Work life balance becomes difficult..

  10. "Working at The World Bank Group"

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

    I worked at The World Bank full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great employee welfare policies Work-life balance Diversity and international exposure Autonomy Contributing to significant developmental projects Workplace culture

    Cons

    Absence of competitive compensation policy Slow growth opportunities Low salary hikes

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