Freddie Mac

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It's a mixed bag.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Analyst in McLean, VA
Current Employee - Analyst in McLean, VA

I have been working at Freddie Mac full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Interesting industry, great benefits and very capable co-workers. Top management is attempting to turn things around and create a more dynamic and efficient organization.

Cons

Despite management's mission to change the culture of Freddie Mac, it still operates similar to that of any other stereotypical government agency. Still too much bureaucracy to feel you can make any real difference on your own. There is a culture clash between those who have been at Freddie Mac for many years and those who came on after conservatorship. My experience has been that long-term employees often like to minimize, micromanage or withhold information from newer employees to make themselves feel like they have the upper hand. One's experience at Freddie Mac greatly depends on what division and department one ends up in.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

If you really value everyone's opinion on how to improve the organization, create incentives that reward creative thinking or managers who listen to the suggestions of all direct reports.

Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

393 Other Employee Reviews for Freddie Mac (View Most Recent)

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    Good place for a family oriented person

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Freddie Mac

    Pros

    Freddie Mac is a good place for someone who is seeking good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Not a place for growing your career or knowledge. No support for professional development and being in conservatorship equals zero benefit

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Have been there over a decade.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Freddie Mac full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, everyone is really nice. Friendly atmosphere. Great work/life balance.

    Cons

    Future is somewhat unknown. Work load varies based on divisions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value employee opinions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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