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Have questions about working at United Nations? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

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55 English questions out of 55

15 May 2021

Does United Nations offer relocation assistance?

Pros

30-days annual leave. Great benefits package.

Cons

Work culture sucks. Hierarchical and top-down. The system doesn't encourage creativity or risk-taking. The bosses tend to be micro-managing.

Great benefits package.

15 May 2021

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7 December 2021

Does United Nations offer massages?

Pros

International working teams, great exposure to multilateral decision-making, great benefits and salaries, free language classes

Cons

Very limited opportunities for professional growth, extremely poor management, benefits and salaries are pretty outrageous given the lack of professional ethics at the highest levels of management

Advice to Management

Accountability should not be an empty word.

making, great benefits and salaries, free language classes

7 December 2021

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11 July 2022

Does United Nations offer dental insurance?

Pros

Great benefits such as 30 days annual leave, good medical insurance and flexible schedule.

Cons

low pay, centralization, poor management and not much career opportunities.

Great benefits such as 30 days annual leave, good medical insurance and flexible schedule.

11 July 2022

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16 August 2022

Does United Nations have a pension plan?

Pros

Besides competitive benefits and compensation packages, the UN is also a family-friendly workplace, and staff is entitled to flexible work arrangements, maternity and paternity leave, family health insurance, a pension plan, and extensive professional development and learning programs.

Cons

Highly competitive + complex and hard to navigate structure (often unclear)+ sometimes toxic leadership and colleagues.

Advice to Management

Some leaders needs training on team management and communication!

friendly workplace, and staff is entitled to flexible work arrangements, maternity and paternity leave, family health insurance, a pension plan, and extensive professional development and learning programs.

16 August 2022

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16 August 2022

Does United Nations offer parental leave?

Pros

Besides competitive benefits and compensation packages, the UN is also a family-friendly workplace, and staff is entitled to flexible work arrangements, maternity and paternity leave, family health insurance, a pension plan, and extensive professional development and learning programs.

Cons

Highly competitive + complex and hard to navigate structure (often unclear)+ sometimes toxic leadership and colleagues.

Advice to Management

Some leaders needs training on team management and communication!

friendly workplace, and staff is entitled to flexible work arrangements, maternity and paternity leave, family health insurance, a pension plan, and extensive professional development and learning programs.

16 August 2022

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