Principal Starts Search for 10 Best

July 25, 2013 ( – The Principal Financial Group seeks small to medium-sized companies that excel in giving their employees financial security.

The 12th annual search for The Principal 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security will showcase the top 10 growing companies (with five to 1,000 employees) for their commitment to their employees’ total financial security. Winning companies receive national recognition and the ability to use this honor in their marketing and recruiting efforts. An independent panel of experts selects the winners. 

“As we kick off the 12th year of this important recognition program, we have the chance to spotlight 10 new companies that recognize an investment in their employees boosts their own bottom line,” said Luke Vandermillen, vice president, The Principal. “Principal 10 Best Companies are role models and provide inspiration for other growing businesses that want to become an employer of choice. These companies stand out not only for their commitment to their employees but also for their innovation in creating a workplace culture that fosters total employee financial security.”

A new shorter, simpler entry form allows companies to quickly complete the information needed to enter. The Principal encourages financial professionals to work with clients to enter as a way to recognize and celebrate their overall employee financial security. 

Enter by visiting Deadline for entries is August 30, 2013. Winners will be announced in the fall of 2013.