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Principal is a patronage-ridden, old-line insurance company which is incapable of doing anything new and is unethical.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in El Dorado Hills, CA
Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in El Dorado Hills, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Salary and benefits were good

Cons

Lousy, timid, self-serving management, tolerates unethical sales practices, weak leaders

Advice to Management

Dissolve the old-boy network in Des Moines and dump the management in El Dorado Hills, Cal.

Other Employee Reviews for Principal Financial Group

  1. Tough business to start, but worth it when you make it.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company and support. Independence wihout being on your own entirely. Great group of producers and advisors to lean on and learn from.

    Cons

    More than half will burn out or give up. Toughest job ever. Do not try if you are not commited.

    Advice to Management

    Get long time producers involved in training earlier on. Focus on investment knowledge for new producers as well as insurance.


  2. Great Place to Work.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Place to Work and they offer great benefits

    Cons

    Promotions are difficult to obtain


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