Principal Financial Group

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Exited the Medical Marked too soon.

Sales Support Specialist (Current Employee) Atlanta, GA

ProsPrincipal is a very conservative and ethical company

ConsI was downsized because Principal exited the Medical Market, along with about 1500 other employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementI believe we should have stayed in the medical business for at least another year. It was a bad idea to be the first carrier to exit the business because of Obama care.

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    Good place to work if you don't mind no recognition for the work you do.

    QA Analyst III (Current Employee) Des Moines, IA

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group


    Pros: Work/life balance is great Flexible work weeks Telecommuniting Benefits are good Cons: Low pay for level of work expected Little to no recognition for above average work Promotions not a all based on job requirements, but… Advice to Senior Management: Start looking at your job requiremets and look at the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Good place to start a career but advancement opportunities end quickly.

    IT Analyst Senior (Current Employee) Des Moines, IA

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group


    Pros: Flexible work schedules for non call center employees. Flat organizational structure in IT gives everyone a voice. Benefits have been recently cut but would still… Cons: Flat organizational structure in IT limits advancement opportunities at a point just below management level. At that point, your career becomes a job. Heavy process… Advice to Senior Management: People who make extraordinary efforts to implement projects on dates arbitrarily set by management need to be rewarded beyond their base compensation. When people… More
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