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Principal Financial Group
Des Moines, Iowa [North Central]
Principal Financial Group
Why you want to work there

The spirit of collaboration can be felt throughout the IT department at this Des Moines-based financial services provider. IT professionals regularly work with colleagues in other departments on technology-driven business projects, and they carve out customized career paths with the help of their supervisors. Employees can take advantage of a variety of flexible working arrangements including flextime, telecommuting and job-sharing; they can even use personal devices to access corporate systems.

Rank by company size Large, No. 9
Employee Statistics
Total employees 10,301
Total IT employees 1,783
IT employee turnover in 2011 10%
IT employee promotions in 2011 11%
Training
Training days offered per IT employee in 2011 2
Training budget per IT employee in 2011 $437
Women in IT
Total percentage of women within IT 46%
Percentage of IT managers who are women 46%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women 46%
Minorities in IT
Total percentage of minorities within IT 8%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities 5%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities 9%