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CalPERS Overview

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Sacramento, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1932
Government
Finance
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Fidelity Investments, Principal Financial Group, TIAA

Working at CalPERS

California's public-sector retirees already have a place in the sun; CalPERS gives them the money to enjoy it. CalPERS is the California Public Employees' Retirement System, the largest public pension system in the US. It manages retirement and ... Read more

CalPERS Reviews

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CalPERS Interim CEO Douglas Hoffner
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at CalPERS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people who are very helpful in acclimating you to the differences of working for the state. Very respected state agency, people aim to work here.

    Cons

    No formal training in the unit I joined.

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CalPERS Photos

CalPERS photo of: View of CalPERS headquarter offices at Lincoln Plaza in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Coolcaesar - available under under CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 & GFDL, v1.2)
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CalPERS photo of: CalPERS Headquarters
CalPERS photo of: Lincoln Plaza North at CalPERS. Balcony area.
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CalPERS Interviews

Experience

Experience
57%
35%
7%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
33%
25%
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16

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at CalPERS (Chicago, IL) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Asked 5 questions which are basic and straight forward and the timeframe was 25 minutes. 5 minutes for me to ask questions. five people were present and I was asked 5 different set of questions. They answered my questions and told me they get back to my candidature in a week or two.

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