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Principal Financial Group Seattle Reviews

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Seattle, WA Area

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Daniel J. Houston
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  • Pay is often not competitive for like positions in the Des Moines market (in 31 reviews)

  • Drive time to work so it would be nice to work from home (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Working for Principal"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment & Product Proposal Specialist in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Investment & Product Proposal Specialist in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work time (allows for work/life balance); good benefit package; empowered environment

    Cons

    Some areas can be political


  2. Helpful (5)

    "A great place for an on-the-job vacation."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment Analyst in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Investment Analyst in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent benefit package, good work-life balance. Lots of vacation and sick time. Good retirement package. Low expectations sort of job. Friendly, easy going place to work. is is is is is is isi s is is is is is is is is is is is is is is is is is is i s is is is is is is i s -- Sorry, but they made me use 100 words and I had nothing more to say.

    Cons

    Lack of career opportunities in certain fields. Weak payscale. Not particularly ambitious when motivating employees. Work environment suited best to clerks and admin people, they don't treat professionals as well as higher-class firms.

    Advice to Management

    Raise the intellectual level of communications with employees.


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