Principal Financial Group
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Headquarters Des Moines, IA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1879
Type Company - Public (PFG)
Industry Finance
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The Principal Financial Group (The Principal ®) is a retirement and global asset management leader. The Principal offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, investment services and insurance through its diverse family of financial services companies. A member of the FORTUNE 500®, the Principal Financial Group serves some 16.4 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Principal Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York... More

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Principal Financial Group Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Larry D. Zimpleman

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Pros: They have a great culture, good benefits and treat their employees really well. Top notch HR department. Worldwide opportunities. Full Review

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Interview Details – Interviewed for their summer technology program. Interview was over the phone, asked general questions like my skills, toughest challenges, resume specifics, etc. Nothing really that difficult, and it was very non-technical. Didn't get to another round of interviews, don't know how technical they…Full Interview

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Top Companies for Executive Women, National Association for Female Executives, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2009
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