Southern Company
3.7 of 5 102 reviews
www.southerncompany.com Atlanta, GA 5000+ Employees

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Great Opportunity for Devoted Employee

Civil Engineer (Current Employee)
Birmingham, AL

ProsSecure company with good benefits. Southern Company has a company/employee pay incentive where they match up to six percent of your salary. Free money is hard to beat. They also have a stock plan that is hard to beat. Southern company is a great public utility company to invest. Never has Southern Company taken a drastic drop on the stock market.

ConsLong hours with no comp time. It is tough to work ten to twelve hours a day as well as weekends. You are paid for the time you put in but there is little time left for yourself. If there was a way to add vacation time for the long hours it would be a great incentive to work the long hours.

Advice to Senior ManagementSupervisors need to give job description and leadership to new employees. When you begin work there is little leadership from your supervisor. That is not a bad thing until you are expected to be doing things the way they want it done.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A Decent company with highs and lows

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Southern Company


    Pros: Great place to work low stress Onsite gym and nursing station Cons: Engineers don't test new hardware; expect sys admins to test Lack of training every year - we always have money for training then strangely it disappears Politics… Advice to Senior Management: Please change the mentality in the departments; Support staff not appreciated. Contractors are not appreciated within their own… More
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    Great work environment.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Southern Company as an intern for more than a year


    Pros: Great opportunities for moving up within the company. Great… Cons: Limited to living in Alabama, Georgia, panhandle of Florida, and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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