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A learning experience.

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Greensboro, NC
Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Greensboro, NC

I have been working at Principal Financial Group

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Flexibility and control of your own schedule without a lot of direct supervision. If you can handle that responsibility, it is a good career.

Cons

Just like any large corporation, there is a ton of bureaucracy and red tape that makes doing your job a little tough. Coupled with FINRA and it can be a beast at times.

Advice to Management

Those who can, do; those who can't, manage. Management, for the most part, has never been in the field selling so often there is a disconnect.

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  1. Strong company, Advancement Opportunities

    • 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

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance at PFG.

    Cons

    Project Prioritization and scheduling of work.

    Advice to Management

    Emphasize employees as much as shareholders.


  2. Decent with few opportunities.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Dorado Hills, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Dorado Hills, CA

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group

    Pros

    They seem to actually care about the employees

    Cons

    There is very little opportunity for advancement.


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