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WORST PLACE I'VE EVER WORKED AS A CONTRACTOR/CONTINGENT WORKER

Project Manager - Contractor (Current Employee) McLean, VA

ProsGood contractor rates if you negotiate well

ConsDesktop, no laptop
Landline, no mobile phone
Lotus Notes for email
No wireless in buildings
Word 2000 and Excel 2000 - in the year 2011
Dollars are spent on people 'walking around' building to building
Paper intense, hard copy is the norm
No VPN for off hours work
No on-site parking
Clear distinction between W2 salary employees vs. contract workers (CW)
Jurisdinctional battles among management peers in same department derails efforts
Projects too large in scope and too aggressive in timeline to be successful
Unproductive meetings

Advice to Senior ManagementGo work for other organizations and see how others are doing things. You are decades behind.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    its a good one for freshers

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Virginia Beach, VA

    I worked at Freddie Mac


    Pros: company benefits and people are very friendly Cons: work hours and career growth Advice to Senior Management: treat everybody the same More
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    Dysfunctional Talent Acquisition Department

    Human Resources (Former Employee) McLean, VA

    I worked at Freddie Mac


    Pros: Great Benefits. Fantatstic cafeteria. Several divisions within the… Cons: When I walked through the Talent Acquisition area, there were actually Recruiters sitting at their desks with their heads down crying. Sr. Management… Advice to Senior Management: Interview Internal Candidates for HR promotions. Check Internal references. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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