Freddie Mac - WORST PLACE I'VE EVER WORKED AS A CONTRACTOR/CONTINGENT WORKER | Glassdoor
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"WORST PLACE I'VE EVER WORKED AS A CONTRACTOR/CONTINGENT WORKER"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Project Manager - Contractor in McLean, VA
Current Employee - Project Manager - Contractor in McLean, VA
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Good contractor rates if you negotiate well

Cons

Desktop, 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 Management

Go work for other organizations and see how others are doing things. You are decades behind.

Other Employee Reviews for Freddie Mac

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Freddie Mac Leadership is constantly changing and immature"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very Super Smart and Intelligent Economics and Financial Modeling Folks

    Cons

    Very immature leadership and constantly changing management

    Advice to Management

    Always look inward and try to learn become mature leaders


  2. Helpful (1)

    "its a good one for freshers"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Virginia Beach, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Virginia Beach, VA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    company benefits and people are very friendly

    Cons

    work hours and career growth

    Advice to Management

    treat everybody the same

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