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    1. 5.0
      Apr 10, 2023
      Porfolio Manager
      Former Employee
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      You learn a lot from the investements team


      Sometimes you have to work more hours due to the deadlines

      1. 5.0
        Sept 16, 2022
        Front Desk Receptionist
        Former Employee
        CEO Approval
        Business Outlook


        work at your own pace


        not enough money to work in a day

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      Principal Financial Group has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 2,301 reviews left anonymously by employees. 75% of employees would recommend working at Principal Financial Group to a friend and 72% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

      According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Principal Financial Group employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Principal Financial Group. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

      75% of Principal Financial Group employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Principal Financial Group 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.8 for career opportunities.

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      I interviewed with a company (2 interviews of 1h each) more than 15 days ago. In the company's portal my application shows as "in progress" and I haven't heard back from anyone (HR or interviewers). Is this normal?



      When sending a post interview follow up email to a hiring manager, is it appropriate to address the manager by first name, or is it more appropriate to use Mr. or Ms. X (assuming they have not invited you to address them informally and that their gender identity is clear)

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      Leah Johnson

      How do i phrase it on an interview why I'm leaving my current employer after only 4mos due to not being comfortable with the company ethics on how they handle some things? The only reason I am mentioning my current employer on my resume is I want to apply for the same position at a competitor I know is more ethical (confirmed by employees). I don't have much background in this position so I feel putting it down is important when I normally would not for positions held for less than 6 months.

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