Fannie Mae

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Decent Treatment of Contractors

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Contractor for Internal IT in Herndon, VA
Current Employee - Contractor for Internal IT in Herndon, VA

I have been working at Fannie Mae as a contractor (less than an year)

Pros

Contractors are treated with respect (there is a division between FTE & Contractor but its only in terms of information sharing on corporate activities), flexibility in work hours, overall good people to work with (pretty much everyone cares), work-life balance

Cons

Over governance of the environment, too many disparate tools used to automate governance (creates additional workload), expect a project to take 2 to 3 times longer to execute, everything is governed at the same level (creating undue burden... a project that should have taken 6 weeks took 5 months from beginning to end), exceptionally difficult to get approved for overtime as a contractor, politics (like any organization) do impact projects

Advice to ManagementAdvice

right size governance so one size does not fit all.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Fannie Mae Response

Aug 21, 2013Representative

We take all feedback seriously and would like to thank you for taking the time to review Fannie Mae.

485 Other Employee Reviews for Fannie Mae (View Most Recent)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    just OK but no Work Life Balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Fannie Mae full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good pay, some great people on team and interesting projects, great benefits

    Cons

    Managers will work 60-80 hour work weeks - no WL balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more WL balance for management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Counselor

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fannie Mae

    Pros

    Good coworkers and a leg up from friends when you need it

    Cons

    Everyone fleeing a sinking ship

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Instill more confidence for the future

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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