Southern Company Reviews

Updated May 5, 2021

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Southern Company CEO Thomas A. Fanning
Thomas A. Fanning
250 Ratings
Pros
  • "Team work; salary; great benefits(in 66 reviews)

  • "Good benefits offered to new employees(in 53 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Zero work/life balance, not a lot of promotion or movement within the company(in 22 reviews)

  • "Locations for work are limited in nuclear industry(in 15 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Company

      May 5, 2021 - Gas Accountant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I love the culture and the people

      Cons

      Management can be very high level

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great!

      May 3, 2021 - Internship in Atlanta, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great people, great culture and good salary

      Cons

      not very many cons i loved working there

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to work

      Apr 29, 2021 - Manager, Systems Planning in Naperville, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Collaborative environment, focus on equity, employee appreciation, career growth opportunities, fair compensation, diverse (outside of Engineering)

      Cons

      slow to embrace new technology

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Place to Work!

      Apr 13, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay, good benefits, and lots of opportunities for growth, and very safety-oriented

      Cons

      Not a huge complaint because it doesn’t affect me directly but there’s a lot of unnecessary middle management

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company

      Apr 21, 2021 - Enginneering 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good culture and very understanding during Covid

      Cons

      I can’t think of any

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Salary

      Apr 14, 2021 - Priciple Engineer in Birmingham, AL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great culture, it is customer oriented as well as employee oriented

      Cons

      Very traditional, very large organization.

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great for others but not for me

      Apr 26, 2021 - Project Field Engineer in Birmingham, AL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Management has a fast response to feedback, especially when it’s negative.

      Cons

      Follow ups with onboarding by upper management was non existent.

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Excellent Company

      Apr 7, 2021 - Worker 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, great environment always

      Cons

      None that I can think of

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good Company

      Apr 3, 2021 - Associate Gas Controller in Atlanta, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits, good pay, all around good people

      Cons

      Not much room to grow

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great Company

      Mar 30, 2021 - Project Coordinator in Atlanta, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Southern Company cares about their employees.

      Cons

      I have been with the company for 15yrs and it is a Great Company.

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