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19 days ago

Lineman in Training (LIT) for Distribution

Southern Company Atlanta, GA

• Candidate must be available for travel outside the state to support storm emergencies as needed. NOTE: Subject to the Georgia Power… Southern Company

6 days ago

SHIPS (PeopleSoft) Specialist

Southern Company Atlanta, GA

The HR Service Center provides an array of transactional and administrative HR services for HR Business Consultants, Recruiters, Executives… Southern Company

4 days ago

IT Field Ops Technician

Southern Company Columbus, GA

The IT Field Operations Technician is responsible for the installation, maintenance (both reactive and preventive) and project support on the… Southern Company

10 days ago

Substation Physical Engineer

Southern Company Overland Park, KS

The Substation Physical Design Engineer produces substation design packages needed to construct new or modify existing electric substations. Design… Southern Company

17 days ago

Refinery Technician - Mechanic

Southern Company De Kalb, MS

Kemper County Generating Facility, a state of the art Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) plant located in Kemper County, MS, is currently… Southern Company

21 days ago

Plant Auxiliary - Plant

Southern Company Bucks, AL

The Plant Auxiliary position is an entry-level position that accomplishes a wide variety of work, often physically demanding, throughout an entire… Southern Company

14 days ago

Administrative Rep

Southern Company Juliette, GA

• Perform timekeeping duties by entering employee time via a timekeeping application • Process expenses and… Southern Company

14 days ago

Government Affairs Manager/Director - Washington DC Office

Southern Company United States

This position exists to represent Southern Company’s interests primarily before the United States Congress and various Administrative Agencies within… Southern Company

6 days ago

Engineering Analyst - Plant Farley

Southern Company Columbia, SC

• Oversight of analyses and engineering products in support of design and licensing activities. • Perform… Southern Company

6 days ago

Plant Project Engineer – Plant Barry (Mobile, AL)

Southern Company Bucks, AL

• Provide outage/project management, project budget management, long term maintenance strategies and technical support to the plant • Monitor… Southern Company

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Southern Company CEO Thomas A. Fanning
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    Definitely more good than bad

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    Former Employee - Computer Systems Analyst in Birmingham, AL
    Former Employee - Computer Systems Analyst in Birmingham, AL

    I worked at Southern Company full-time (more than 5 years)


    Seriously great people working at this company. Family atmosphere. Relaxed, low pressure working environment. Great benefits. You become very familiar with an industry that many people take for granted. Lots of different areas to work in and you are encouraged to try new things. Made some great friends working here.


    I left about a year ago and it came down to just feeling stifled in my job. There was a hiring freeze and "cost containment" i.e no training budget. I wasn't really feeling challenged in my job and my skills were getting stale. Combine that with the fact that pay is just perfectly average. Promotions are very hard to come by, and you get caught up in the HR grinder that happens at many huge companies. You have no idea if you are doing what you need to do to advance or not. Looking back, leaving was the right decision.

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    This is by nature a conservative company. Many benefits don't really pay off until you have worked there forever. Unfortunately nowadays people don't work anywhere forever, especially in IT. Pay to keep top talent and make sure people are staying up to date with skills and training relevant to their jobs. There comes a point when the comfort of working here and the "stability" is only worth so much.

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