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Principal Financial Group Reviews

Updated 4 Dec 2019

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3.7
77%
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93%
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Principal Financial Group CEO Daniel J. Houston  (no image)
Daniel J. Houston
236 Ratings
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  • "Des Moines is not an ideal place for young people and foreigners(in 35 reviews)

  • "No onsite opportunities for 95% of employees(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Best place to work"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best work life balance....good pay scale

    Cons

    No knowledge gain from work

    Principal Financial Group2019-12-01
  2. "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
  3. "Awesome Workplace"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance, employee friendly, good work.

    Cons

    There are no cons as from my personal experience.

    Advice to Management

    Give importance to laterals also, stop treating trainees as Gods.

    Principal Financial Group2019-11-11
  4. "One of the bestest captive organization to work in Pune"

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    Former Employee - Senior Programmer Analyst in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance Great Learning Free Transport Over time allowance Experienced Architects for support Onshore teams are good Not much work pressure Explore and use new technology without restrictions

    Cons

    Politics Few people consider it there home as they will retire from here and don't work properly.

    Advice to Management

    Management is giving ample opportunity to employees. Only thing I would like to highlight is managers should also focus on learning curve and keep themselves updated as per latest industry trends rather than being Orthodox personalities.

    Principal Financial Group2019-11-06
  5. "Best work life balance"

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

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

    Pros

    All you can think of.

    Cons

    Slightly backdated technology used here

    Principal Financial Group2019-10-30
  6. "Principal global service"

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    Current Employee - Tech Lead in Pune

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

    Pros

    Employee benefits, open culture. Moving to New technologies

    Cons

    Laterals are paid very less as compared to one who joined as fresher when compared to year of experience. Management is weak

    Principal Financial Group2019-11-11
  7. "Senior Consultant"

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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

    Pros

    Great leadership and vision and good colleagues

    Cons

    Being a financial organization to much IT focused than business.

    Principal Financial Group2019-10-26
  8. "Good Company Policies"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Principal Financial Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Cab facility Subsidized food Overtime policy friendly environment best people

    Cons

    They should stop forcing people for innovation and should offer latest technology to work on!

    Principal Financial Group2019-09-28
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Salary is good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Principal Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Salary is good here than market

    Cons

    Growth is slow and this is a trap.

    Advice to Management

    Growth

    Principal Financial Group2019-10-05
  10. "Good work place"

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    Current Employee - Quality Assurance 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

    Nice office to work with the new infrastructure. Good work culture Appreciable salary

    Cons

    No work from home Less recognitions

    Principal Financial Group2019-10-04
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