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A Great place to Work

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Former Employee - Financial Representative in Downers Grove, IL
Former Employee - Financial Representative in Downers Grove, IL

I worked at Principal Financial Group full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

A very personable and respectful work atmosphere. The managers are completely dedicated in your success.

Cons

I do not have any negative comments.

Advice to Management

Everyone in the office did a great job.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Worse place I have ever worked

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Principal Financial Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Benefits were the only positive thing I had while employed there

    Cons

    Horrible management. They talk down to you and bully you. The HR dept seems to only be there to support the managers.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Some good, some bad

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    Former Employee - Senior Client Transaction Tech in Des Moines, IA
    Former Employee - Senior Client Transaction Tech in Des Moines, IA

    I worked at Principal Financial Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Mostly good people to work with.

    Cons

    They keep taking things away that made it a great place to work. They say that they offer telecommuting and the opportunity to change your hours as needed. But that's not true. Also they do not offer changes for advancement as much as they say they do. Knew many people stuck in the same job for 20 years. I was there for five and could not get moved to a more challenging position.

    Advice to Management

    Give back what you took and work with those who want to advance.


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