Southern States

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12 Reviews
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    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate  in  Chapel Hill, NC
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Chapel Hill, NC

    I have been working at Southern States part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work environment, fair pay, good benefits.

    Cons

    Not many full time opportunities=.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    This Carrboro location is under great management.

Southern States Interviews

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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Harrisonburg, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Harrisonburg, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Southern States in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview, face to face interview, personality test, and presentation to managers about why they should hire you. Process was less than 2 weeks long. Work culture was great, Managers starting from the top down really care about employees. Be prepared to answer questions about your experience and how you would add value to the team.

    Interview Questions
    • How could you find new ways to create new business? What are some new strategies for creating new sales?   View Answer
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Website www.southernstates.com
Headquarters Richmond, VA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1923
Type Company - Private
Industry Agriculture & Forestry
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Founded to provide affordable, high-quality seed for Virginia farmers, Southern States Cooperative has grown into an agricultural powerhouse, serving its approximately 300,000 member/farmers, mainly in the mid-Atlantic and southern US states. The co-op makes and/or offers just about everything agricultural to its farmer/owners, including animal feed and fertilizer; seed processing; grain marketing; diesel, propane, and home-heating services; wholesale farm supplies; financing, and even bib overalls. Its Southern States and Garden South stores sell farm supplies, garden... More

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