Principal Financial
3.5 of 5 165 reviews
www.principal.com Des Moines, IA 5000+ Employees

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Great learning experience.

Intern (Current Employee)
Des Moines, IA

I have been working at Principal Financial as an intern for less than a year

ProsThey have lots of opportunities and event just for the interns - networking, continuing education, and fun activities.

ConsI don't have anything bad to say about it at all.

Advice to Senior ManagementN/A

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

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Financial Advisor (Current Employee)
Minneapolis, MN

I have been working at Principal Financial full-time for more than a year


Pros: Midwestern sensibilities. Well managed. Great culture. Support and encourage entrepreneurship. Best or next best-in-class… Cons: At times cautious to their detriment. With few exceptions their platform--pricing and client solutions--are available to captive and non-captive advisors alike. Captive advisors, while we are… Advice to Senior Management: Mine has a tendency to over-promise. I think they could also benefit from making more of an effort to keep the stresses of management, particularly… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

 

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Equity Analyst (Former Employee)
Des Moines, IA

I worked at Principal Financial full-time for less than a year


Pros: people are friends in there Cons: everything is fine, i just do not like des moines Advice to Senior Management: no More

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