The Glass Hammer: Tara Stafford, Project Manager, PGIM Operations & Innovation
“Don't be afraid to be authentically you." says Tara Stafford, project manager, Operations & Innovation at PGIM.
At PGIM, we care about our employees and we are committed to seeing them succeed. We provide our employees with access to professional development and support to help drive their success and ability to innovate.
With a history dating back almost 145 years, and experience through more than 30 market cycles*, PGIM takes a long-term view, not only in our investment philosophy, but also in how we develop our talent. We want to see our employees excel from their first day with the firm and throughout their tenure with PGIM. We will inspire you, support you, and help you reach your greatest personal and professional aspirations. If PGIM sounds like the place for you, join us.
We provide employees with the workplace experience of a small firm and the resources of a top-10 global asset manager. At PGIM, talent development takes place each day, and young professionals have the unique opportunity to work alongside senior leaders. The collaboration of employees at every level of our organization enables us to deliver innovative solutions that solve our clients’ investment challenges.
PGIM employees are supported and encouraged to leverage the resources of our global network. We provide professional development support throughout employees’ career journeys by offering targeted opportunities to learn, grow, network and be challenged.
Diverse ideas, perspectives and people are the foundation of PGIM’s enduring success. By promoting an equitable workplace, and a welcoming and inclusive environment, we nurture a “low ego” culture that allows all employees to bring their authentic self to work, and to harness our collective intelligence for the benefit of our clients.
PGIM cares about and supports the global communities in which we operate, combining the aspirations of our employees and clients with meaningful firm-wide projects that leave a lasting impact on our world. Through community engagement, as well as sustainable and responsible investing initiatives, employees can explore their passions and help drive positive change.
PGIM is a future-focused workplace fueled by innovation. We approach technology with a forward-thinking mindset to help our employees strike the right balance between being productive and having flexible work arrangements that fit their unique life circumstances. Technology is also used to meet client demands and deliver a great client experience.
Our forward-thinking extends to our sense of stewardship, reflected in our LEEDs certified workplaces that ensure the safety and comfort of our employees.
PGIM is comprised of seven distinct asset management businesses, specialized by asset class and investment style. This unique multi-manager model allows us to deliver diversified solutions with global depth and scale to our clients, and provides our employees with access to a variety of roles across our autonomous asset managers. Learn more about each of our businesses and explore opportunities in investing, business development, and other functional roles.
The global asset management business of Prudential, Financial, Inc. offering investment solutions across public and private markets.
A leading provider of global fixed income solutions.
A leading fundamental active equity and fixed income manager.
A pioneer of quantitative investing, providing equity and global multi-asset solutions.
A leading manager of private fixed income and alternative portfolios.
A global manager of real estate equity, debt, and securities investment strategies.
A leading provider of actively managed investments including mutual funds, ETFs and UCITs.
Combining asset-liability management expertise with portfolio strategy and asset allocation to develop integrated solutions for institutional investors.
* PGIM is the investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (PFI). 30 market cycles represent PFI’s asset management expertise through PGIM and its affiliates and its predecessors. A market cycle refers to the fluctuations of the economy between periods of growth and recession. For additional information related to market cycles visit: www.nber.org