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"A Nice Rut"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Analyst in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Analyst in Atlanta, GA
Recommends
Disapproves of CEO

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 Management

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

Other Employee Reviews for Southern Company

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Good place to lay low and get paid!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    low key, work at your own pace, good benefits

    Cons

    no recognition for exceptional workers, not challenging

    Advice to Management

    Challange your employees more


  2. "Great place to learn."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Pensacola, FL
    Current Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Pensacola, FL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It is a great place to begin a career. Management is great, the opportunities to learn are great, opportunity to explore new areas is open,

    Cons

    It is a very large company, they are currently not trying to expand, health benefits seem high, pay could be more.

    Advice to Management

    Continue hiring co-ops that have performed well. Overall, the company is performing well and the management is doing a great job to keep employees happy.

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