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Principal Financial Group Reviews

Updated 2 Apr 2020

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Principal Financial Group President and Chief Executive Officer Daniel J. Houston  (no image)
Daniel J. Houston
258 Ratings
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  • "Des Moines is not an ideal place for young people and foreigners(in 35 reviews)

  • "There are no cons as from my personal experience(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "One of the best place to work in Pune"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group

    Pros

    Good work-life balance and wonderful office.

    Cons

    Lot of technical legacy to deal with

    Principal Financial Group2020-02-07
  2. "Overall Good"

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    Former Employee - Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Principal Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance is good, Job Security is good

    Cons

    No wfh, Need more technical work

    Principal Financial Group2020-03-12
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to learn"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Pune
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great place to learn, 6 hours working policy, good amount of leaves.

    Cons

    Bad management from service oriented mindset

    Principal Financial Group2020-03-11
  4. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Team Lead in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good culture. Helpful colleges. Making conscious efforts to change as per industry.

    Cons

    Not too many that I can remember.

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    Principal Financial Group2020-02-12
  5. Helpful (2)

    "Senior Management need improvement"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Pune
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    1. Benefits and compensation are decent 2. Office Infrastructure is good

    Cons

    1. Senior Leadership is not what you expect. 2. Promotion and talent has no relation. 3. Opportunity is provided only if you make good terms with leadership. 4. Appraisals are based on your relationship with management and not based on your work and talent.

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    Principal Financial Group2020-03-14
  6. "Great opportunity working with PGS"

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

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

    Pros

    Friendly environment. No such managerial pressure of meeting the deadlines. Works in a systematic manner.

    Cons

    No Cons as such.

    Principal Financial Group2020-02-05
  7. "good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Principal Financial Group part-time

    Pros

    its good to work in this company

    Cons

    good working environment to freshers to get work

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    Principal Financial Group2020-02-04
  8. "Good ethical company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ethical company with conservative culture

    Cons

    Sometimes too risk averse and conservative.

    Principal Financial Group2020-01-16
  9. "Actuarial & Analytics"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    One of the best financial company of US

    Cons

    Upcoming Senior Management do not contain the expected core values of a company .

    Principal Financial Group2020-01-25
  10. "HR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Principal Financial Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great work life balance, once you build a rapport, the org is very supportive and cares about its people. benefits are excellent

    Cons

    seems to be dominated by views of certain people in the management. if you are in good books great, else its difficult to survive there

    Principal Financial Group2019-12-04
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