Freddie Mac Reviews

Updated July 28, 2015
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Freddie Mac CEO Donald H. Layton
Donald H. Layton
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Pros
  • Freddie continues to offer a favorable work/life balance environment (in 61 reviews)

  • The company offers great benefits and flexible work hours (in 31 reviews)

Cons
  • Company is currently under conservatorship and company future is uncertain (in 12 reviews)

  • Hierarchical structure to senior management (in 23 reviews)

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  1. Good Training Environment

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Default Expense Analyst in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Default Expense Analyst in McLean, VA

    I have been working at Freddie Mac (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good learning opportunity and nice work environment

    Cons

    Not enough chance to transfer to full-time position


  2. Business Analyst

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Research Analyst in Mc Lean, VA
    Current Employee - Business Research Analyst in Mc Lean, VA

    I have been working at Freddie Mac (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Quickly let you learn a lot of information of MBS and condo projects nationwide.

    Cons

    Long working hour, hard to have personal life.

    Advice to Management

    Could use more technical skills to improve the work procedure.


  3. n/a

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA

    I have been working at Freddie Mac full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    work life balance is good

    Cons

    Good place to work at, no Cons.


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  5. Financial Analyst

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA

    I worked at Freddie Mac (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Telework opportunities. Flexible work schedule

    Cons

    No raises. Constant re-organization. No stablity

    Advice to Management

    Pleas stop feeding fat cat top management


  6. QA Analyst

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Frederick, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Frederick, MD

    I worked at Freddie Mac (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Remote work Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities lacking Constant changes


  7. Good place to work - no longer a great place to work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Freddie Mac

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work-life balance Diverse work-force Still trying to hold true to the mission

    Cons

    Uncertainty regarding future state of the business Restrictions regarding employee benefits, salary, etc

    Advice to Management

    Do what you can to retain your top performers Encourage innovation


  8. freddie

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Freddie Mac full-time

    Pros

    Ability to move within the organization. Smart, friendly people

    Cons

    Management very slow to make decisions, turnover


  9. Potential Of Company

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Springfield, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Springfield, VA

    I worked at Freddie Mac full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Has a lot of smart people and has a great mission to make a difference.

    Cons

    Compensation levels are low and occasionally a lot of stress.

    Advice to Management

    Have consistent policies and compensate employees fair.


  10. Contractor Loss Mitigation Analysis Over Allowable/Consultant / REO Property Preservation Speciali

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contractor Loss Mitigation Analysis in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Contractor Loss Mitigation Analysis in Baltimore, MD

    I worked at Freddie Mac (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great and wonderful place to work. My skills has grown during the time I have worked for the company.

    Cons

    Being a contract worker you are only able to work for a limit amount of time.


  11. Great People, Too much red tape

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Freddie Mac full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Lots of great people; solid cafeteria :)

    Cons

    too much red tape, bureaucracy and WAY too much executive turnover which led to constant change in priorities, company vision/direction, and corporate objectives.



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