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Cox Enterprises Overview

Atlanta, GA
10000+ employees
1898
Company - Private
Information Technology
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues exceeding $20 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution ... Read more

Mission: For more than 100 years, Cox Enterprises has been guided by a simple belief: do the right thing for our employees, our customers and our communities.

Company Updates

  • Congratulations to the team at WSB-TV for being Atlanta's number 1 local news station! Want to join the team? Visit http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQPIL to see how you can join Life at Cox.

    Why Cox Media Group?

    Description goes here.Are you passionate about your career? At Cox Media Group, a division of Cox Enterprises, every team-member has a vital role to play in our company’s success story. Team-members are our most valuable resource and that’s why we hire the best and brightest.

  • Thanks to the Cox Conserves team, Clean Energy is now being created in West Virginia http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQPKQ

    Cox Enterprises Creates Clean Energy in West Virginia - Mar 15, 2017

    Mar 15, 2017 ATLANTA, March 15, 2017 / PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises announced today the completion of the New River Energy Facility in Beckley, W. Va. The facility captures landfill gas to generate energy and reduce methane emissions, which produces positive outcomes for the local community and the environment.

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Cox Enterprises – Why Work For Us?


Cox Enterprises’ business success is the direct result of nearly 60,000 employees across the country who serve millions of customers daily. So it only makes sense that one of the best ways to invest in our business is to invest in our people. We strive to nurture an entrepreneurial spirit — one that encourages individual talent and rewards initiative — to create the best workplace possible. This environment is one that reflects our values.

“There are some great family companies. This is one of them.” Read why in this Forbes article

Making People Our Priority

Cox is a family-owned company that believes in treating our employees like family. This philosophy dates back to our founder, Governor Cox, whose will directed that our employees remain the company’s top priority.

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Today, we’re proud to honor that request by ensuring that we provide them the support they need to pursue their career goals, maintain their health and meet the needs of their families.

Our efforts start with a culture that reflects our values – one that encourages an entrepreneurial spirit by recognizing unique talents and inspiring individual initiative. The Cox culture is also one that has long known that in order to serve a diverse marketplace, we must reflect that marketplace. This is why we place such an emphasis on building diversity and inclusiveness within our own businesses and supporting it in our communities.

Learn more Cox's commitment to Our People:

Click here to view our full 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report

Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. Headquartered in Atlanta.

Cox Businesses

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  • Cox CommunicationsThe third-largest cable TV provider and one of the largest broadband communications companies in the U.S., with services including residential and commercial video, data and voice offerings.
  • Cox Media Group
    An integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of Cox Reps. Additionally, Cox Media Group owns and operates Valpak, one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America.
  • Cox Automotive 
    Transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide.

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Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For eight years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity 10 times, including the last nine years. 

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Cox Automotive, Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. Committed to open choice and dedicated to strong partnerships, the Cox Automotive family includes Manheim®, Autotrader®, Kelley Blue Book®, Dealertrack®, vAuto®, Xtime®, NextGear Capital® and a host of other brands. The global company has nearly 30,000 team members in more than 200 locations and is partner to more than 40,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers, while engaging U.S. consumer car buyers with the most recognized media brands in the industry. For more information about Cox Automotive, please visit www.coxautoinc.com

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Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps.  Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings.  The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 59 radio stations, seven daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.  CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

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    I had three calls with recruiters and then never heard anything back even after emailing asking for status. I guess some recruiters don't understand the value of following up and how a poor hiring experience will cost them customers. They even spoke of how sophisticated their HR is. Thanks anyway, but I don’t want to work with you as your candidate communication does not meet my requirements. My first impression wasn't a good one!

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Cox Enterprises Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
  • America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
  • Readers' Choice Top 50 Employers, Workforce Diversity Magazine, 2009
  • America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008
  • Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT, ComputerWorld, 2008
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