The World Bank Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 24 Jan 2021

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The World Bank President David Malpass
David Malpass
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Pros
  • "Large platform with good work life balance(in 124 reviews)

  • "Great work environment provided by WBG(in 112 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "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. 5.0
      Former Employee

      It was a great experience, the people were friendly and supportive

      12 Mar 2014 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Work life balance is great, together with the benefits and people

      Cons

      It depends one which department you're in but overall it's ok

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Analyst

      8 Apr 2015 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great organization to work with if you are passionate to work for a cause. Knowledge sharing organization and accesses to the database. Great people and good work life balance.

      Cons

      Difficult to grow internally and have a certain level of bureaucracy.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Best place to work in development

      21 Jan 2021 - Senior Energy Specialist in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very professional, human capital, career

      Cons

      DC-centric, poor performance review, work-life balance with too much travel

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Evaluacion ETC World Bank

      17 Jan 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Learning, Network. Independence to do your work

      Cons

      Low Work-Life Balance, I do not have more cons

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      HR job review

      15 Jan 2021 - Senior Human Resources Business Partner in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great mission and career opportunities

      Cons

      Work life balance can be improved

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Place to Work

      9 Jan 2021 - IT Analyst in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work Culture, Positive environment, Pay, Mission, Work-Life Balance

      Cons

      Growth opportunity, No other con

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    7. 5.0
      Current Contractor

      great experience to work on development

      20 Nov 2020 - Economiste in Washington, DC
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      Pros

      work environment, multicultural, plenty of resources to conduct impactful projects

      Cons

      difficulty to find a work life balance

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    8. 4.0
      Current Contractor, more than 1 year

      Good but not enough

      13 Jan 2021 - Senior Consultant 
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      Pros

      Easy to work in an international contexte, interesting missions, free to propose ideas, good work/life balance

      Cons

      Not enough contact with management, feel isolated within the missions,

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    9. 3.0
      Current Contractor

      okay

      24 Jan 2021 - Analyst in Washington, DC
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      Pros

      provides relatively better work-life balance

      Cons

      less to no room for growth and promotion

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Easy to get stuck

      11 Jan 2021 - Analyst in Washington, DC
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      Pros

      Good work life balance. Thats it.

      Cons

      Political, slow growth. It is easy to get stuck at the same position for years.

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