Principal Financial Group

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satisfactory, although a bit boring, corporate experience

Graphic Designer (Current Employee) Des Moines, IA

Prospeople are authentic and the work environment is healthy

Conscompensation can be an issue. HR always wants to fall a bit below the curve.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Started good, ended bad.....

    Business Analyst (Former Employee) Des Moines, IA

    I worked at Principal Financial Group full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: I did go through a training program and I appreciate… Cons: No hope for advancement unless you are in good with the management team. The pay is low and they wont let you apply for jobs… Advice to Senior Management: Nothing... it is what it is. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great company, if you happen to be in the right clique...

    Sales/Service (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Principal used to be a great place to work. They had great benefits and promoted their culture as a positive reason to… Cons: There's a reason Principal is no longer named on the Forbes list. The atmosphere has really been degraded since 2008. Mid-management has gotten weaker and… Advice to Senior Management: Clean up the "good old boy (and girl)" network in middle management. It's a… More
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