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Freddie Mac – Why Work For Us?

Be A Game Changer!

Do important work to shape the future of housing finance.

 

Join Freddie Mac and you’ll do important work to shape the future of the housing finance system. You’ll be part of a dedicated team that is working to solve complex, challenging problems and deliver positive results that have a big impact.

Freddie Mac makes homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the country. We help families own, rent and keep their homes. Our commitment extends to communities and stabilizing neighborhoods. And, we continue to focus on returning value for the nation.

As we meet new challenges, we seek talented individuals who want to do work that matters in an inclusive environment of diversity, accountability, collaboration, and high achievement.

Be Valued!

Enjoy flexibility that supports your work and life.

At Freddie Mac, you’ll enjoy a highly competitive benefits package that you can customize to meet the needs of you and your family.

Our benefits are designed to keep our most important asset – our people – moving ahead. We offer a full suite of wellness options, and we place a high priority on supporting flexibility and work-life balance.

Be Outstanding!

Realize your full potential to learn, grow, and succeed.

We’ll help you realize your full potential with professional development opportunities that keep you moving ahead.

You’ll hit the ground running, with on-the-job learning and the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of development opportunities that keep you moving ahead.

Join our team and be ready to jump in on Day 1! It's our culture.

 

Enhance Your Knowledge

■ Freddie Mac University classroom and e-learning

■ Educational assistance program, with tuition reimbursement and support for continuing education

Grow Your Network

Our Employee Resource Groups offer professional development, networking, outreach, volunteerism, and cultural enrichment for all our employees. These groups provide a forum for us to share our differences, build on similarities, collaborate more effectively, think creatively, and strengthen professional relationships.

More than a quarter of our employees participate in these groups, and many more attend network-sponsored activities each year.

Share Your Skills

You’ll also be able to develop your talents and leadership skills while making a positive difference through our Home Team Volunteer Program.

Many Freddie Mac employees give their time and share their expertise on activities that support our mission and strengthen the communities we serve.

Freddie Mac Reviews

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Freddie Mac CEO Donald H. Layton
Donald H. Layton
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  • 10 Year Employee

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    Current Employee - Applications Support Director
    Current Employee - Applications Support Director
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    I have been working at Freddie Mac full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great work-life balance. Flex schedules and easy to accommodate different work schedules. Good people to work with although the current organizational flattening makes it very difficult for promotion. company is stressing lateral movements to keep developing.

    Cons

    High performers are not rewarded much more differently than average performers (1-2% in salary raises). The need to improve and innovate is reduced due to the lack of true competition and all profits being taken by the government.

    Advice to Management

    Align incentive and compensation structure more with the corporate goals to achieve organizational change objectives.


Freddie Mac Interviews

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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Freddie Mac in July 2015.

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    It was casual but strange. I was suppose to meet with 3 people on the team. Ended up talking to just the associate, who doesn't make the hiring decision so I was pretty sure I wasn't going to get the job.

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Freddie Mac Awards & Accolades

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100 Best Companies , Working Mother Magazine, 2014
Top Companies for Executive Women , National Association for Female Executives, 2014
Top 25 Companies for Multicultural Women , Working Mother, 2014
Best Practices - Employee Growth and Advancement , Asia Society, 2014
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality , Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, 2015
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Additional Info

Website www.freddiemac.com
Headquarters Mc Lean, VA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1970
Type Company - Public
Industry Finance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Sallie Mae, Fannie Mae

Freddie Mac was established by Congress in 1970 to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the nation's residential mortgage markets. Freddie Mac supports communities across the nation by providing mortgage capital to lenders. Today Freddie Mac is making home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily ... More

Mission: Freddie Mac helps people own, rent, and keep their homes by providing liquidity, stability and affordability to the nation's residential mortgage markets.

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