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Freddie Mac Reviews

Updated June 12, 2018
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Freddie Mac CEO Donald H. Layton
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  • "You usually won't see or hear much from senior management" (in 31 reviews)

  • "Work/life balance can be compromised at times" (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "A great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Freddie Mac full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people, culture, mission make Freddie a great place.

    Cons

    I have no real cons.


  2. "The first time in my class and was a little better and now that they have been many more years of being able to get rid"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Freddie Mac full-time

    Pros

    I will think about it and then yes because they are ya

    Cons

    The only way we ate cheese

    Advice to Management

    Never go here with cheese

  3. "Lead"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Freddie Mac full-time

    Pros

    Everything was awesome n great

    Cons

    nothing was wrong but could deal with better location


  4. "best work and life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Freddie Mac full-time

    Pros

    best thing about freddie is you can manage your family priorities while still have a decent career, very nice pay and very good hours

    Cons

    not so much upward movement after manager


  5. "Decent place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good company to work for.

    Cons

    No cons to speak of


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Nice corporation to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Freddie Mac full-time

    Pros

    Benefits gym holiday commuter friendly cafeteria

    Cons

    Hierarchical management, streesed managers, greed for power

    Advice to Management

    Please dont misuse power and confuse with leadership


  7. "Quantitative Analytics Prof"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Freddie Mac full-time

    Pros

    Good Work Life Balance
    Stable company to work for

    Cons

    Work place too slow
    Pay is okay but no raises despite excellent performance

  8. "Overall Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Mc Lean, VA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Mc Lean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Open communication, talented peers, opportunities to learn, good benefits

    Cons

    None so far. Its a good organization to work for.


  9. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Testing Professional in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Testing Professional in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Freddie Mac full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, good benefits

    Cons

    Old school, too many inexperienced people


  10. "Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Director in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Freddie Mac full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy and overhead


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