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Richmond, VA
1001 to 5000 employees
1923
Company - Private
Agriculture & Forestry
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
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 ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Richmond, VA
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    I have been working at Southern States full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy going company culture and low stress environment. Currently providing me with financial assistance and flexibility to pursue a master's degree.

    Cons

    Recently went though restructuring and downsizing. This is a cooperative owned company, so pay is lower than at for profit businesses of similar size.

    Advice to Management

    Better explain shifts in business focus and progress the business is making towards that ends.

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Southern States Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Southern States (Richmond, VA).

    Interview

    fairly straight forward with the standard questions. Started with HR over the phone and then in person with the actual department heads. walked through my background and then discussed who and what SSC was. There was a time for me to ask them questions and then we finished off with if I was interested and felt I could do the job. I was certain I could and left with them my confidence that I could. The HR portion on the phone was about an hour and then the in person interview was about an hour and half. They used one person (HR) as the point of contact and she was extremely helpful.

    Interview Questions

    • Was I able to learn the job and was I interested in learning something new.   1 Answer
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