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Principal Financial Group Reviews

Updated 15 January, 2019
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  1. "Great place to work. They care about their employees."

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    Former Employee - Marketing
    Former Employee - Marketing
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Principal Financial Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    They care about their employees, they are flexible, they help you balance work and life.

    Cons

    Hard to get back in, they sometimes are too structured.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on bringing back the Health employees who apply! It's hard to get back in.


  2. "good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    good environment, transport facility

    Cons

    no cons as such other.

  3. "Great Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Wonderful offices and work life balance

    Cons

    Work could be a tad repetitive


  4. "IT Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of various projects with agole teams.

    Cons

    Underestimated my abilities to complete tasks. Could’ve been given more challenging work.


  5. "Very good company for Mainframe developer but not for QAs"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work culture and processes
    Lots of opportunities available to learn
    Free to express your vision and ability

    Cons

    No onsite opportunity as such


  6. "vice president"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Principal Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    there are good amenities available

    Cons

    Management is poor at highest and mid levels


  7. "Great Company to work in !!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Lets you have well balanced life style

    Cons

    Didnt find any. Company is great to work in.

  8. "Associate Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Principal Financial Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Perfect Work life balance
    Good Salary
    Notice Period is 1 month

    Cons

    Since the organisation is product based, opportunities are less to grow


  9. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance!!!!
    Open culture towards work.

    Cons

    No cons as such seen !!!


  10. "Java Developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Good company and perks. Work life balance

    Cons

    Very biased, low technical exposure, average pay