Freddie Mac
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www.freddiemac.com Mc Lean, VA 5000+ Employees

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Overall, my experience with Freddie Mac was positive.

Business Projects Director (Former Employee)
McLean, VA

ProsSome of the best reasons to work at Freddie Mac included the opportunities to work in different job functions, receive training, develop professionally. The benefits package included tuition reimbursement that I applied toward earning a graduate degree.

ConsSr. Management made some very bad decisions during the last decade that severely damaged the credibility, reputation, and financial standing of the enterprise. Subsequent layoffs were poorly planned and executed.

Advice to Senior ManagementRemember your core values when making risk-based decisions. Be aware that workers will be less inclined to share and collaborate if they feel they are in competition with one-another to keep their jobs.
Annual waves of layoffs mean that your best skills will leave on their own. Plan better; stop the practice of chipping away. No one ever knows when it is over.

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    McLean, VA

    I have been working at Freddie Mac


    Pros: There is Work and life balance. Company provides Career opportunities… Cons: Limited training opportunities are available to the employees. Information Technology is lagging behind in software versions… Advice to Senior Management: Current leadership is very transparent and communicates promptly and honestly about issues… More
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    Conservatorship has created a cautious atmosphere that constrains collaboration

    Business Project Director (Former Employee)
    McLean, VA

    I worked at Freddie Mac


    Pros: Freddie Mac has fairly competitive benefits including 401K, health, dental, vision and good mid-career vacation.… Cons: Actions to control costs through waves of annual layoffs have… Advice to Senior Management: Last June, the company laid off an entire organization, from VP all the way down to junior analysts, including its entire six-sigma/process improvement group. … No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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