Southern Company

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3 people found this helpful  

A good place to work if you are good at relationship building

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Southern Company

Pros

Good benefits,
ok salaries,
concern for employee health and safety
Community involvement opportunities

Cons

good old boy network
very conservative
Decisions are very slow
unwritten rules that can bite you

Advice to ManagementAdvice

practice what you preach
Where are the women and minorities in officer levels?

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    A Nice Rut

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Analyst in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Southern Company

    Pros

    Opportunities to work with interesting technology
    Nice people
    Nationally recognized company
    Financially stable
    Desirable location

    Cons

    Middle management that is clueless
    Upper management that depend too heavily on middle management 's clueless assessments
    Upper management with serious "I got mine, good luck getting yours" mentality
    Only open to new ideas that were conceived 10 years ago

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Become more dynamic.
    Look for a CEO that is young and forward thinking.
    Quit rewarding ignorant do-nothing "yes men" middle managers
    Seek more direct input and involvement of your front line troops

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good place to lay low and get paid!

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Southern Company

    Pros

    low key, work at your own pace, good benefits

    Cons

    no recognition for exceptional workers, not challenging

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Challange your employees more

    Approves of CEO
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