Southern States Reviews

Updated Jan 12, 2021

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Southern States President and CEO Jeff Stroburg
Jeff Stroburg
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  1. "Good Job"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Cashier in Midlothian, VA

    I worked at Southern States part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great employee discount and atmosphere

    Cons

    Career Opportunities good be better

  2. "Okay Job"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Front End Cashier 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Southern States full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Worked with some interesting employees, and learned a lot about lawn care

    Cons

    Awful hourly pay, lackadaisical management

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  3. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Concord, NH

    I have been working at Southern States full-time

    Pros

    A Good place to work

    Cons

    No real negative feedback to provide

  4. "Very low pay"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Data Entry Clerk in Gastonia, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Southern States full-time

    Pros

    You get in shape. You are outside a lot.

    Cons

    Very low pay. Corporate has no clue what the average employee goes through on an average day. Very little chance for advancement.

  5. "Very low pay"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Support Associate in Gastonia, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Southern States full-time

    Pros

    Keeps you physically fit and strong.

    Cons

    Low pay Not enough warehouse workers on hand for the demands of the job.

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  6. "To the part timers:"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Cashier in Dallas, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Southern States part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The employees that I worked with were fun to be around. They have new management now. Older management was garbage.

    Cons

    You likely won't move up unless you have a degree. I was told to do inventory when that was a full time positions job. I was also lied to about that position not being there anymore. They gave it to someone else after I brought it up numerous times.

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  7. "Middle of the Road"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Office Administrator in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Southern States full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Dependable hours, good benefits. Friendly coworkers.

    Cons

    Processes need upgrading. There can be workplace drama.

  8. "Good people, management needs training"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Accounts Payable Supervisor in Richmond, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Southern States full-time

    Pros

    I loved my team and

    Cons

    Very little management training for senior leadership

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  9. "Okay, management best part"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Dan, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Southern States full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good management, bad coworkers. Misty lazy

    Cons

    Coworkers are typically lazy you do most of work

  10. "busy"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager 

    I worked at Southern States full-time

    Pros

    loved working with my co-workers

    Cons

    long hours, better to customers then co-workers

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