Southern Company

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Augusta, GA (US)
Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Augusta, GA (US)

I have been working at Southern Company full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

low stress and good worklife balance. generous vacation time.

Cons

driving distance, low pay, hard to advance, pay freezes, no challenges,

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Great place to work, but not perfect

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    Current Employee - Communication in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Communication in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at Southern Company full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Stable company with good benefits and fair pay. Great people, many of whom spend their entire careers there. Access to great resources, education, organizations, etc.

    Cons

    Slow moving. Corporate politics can stifle progress and creativity. Many have become complacent, lack motivation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To encourage a culture of innovation, leadership must discourage the corporate hierarchy. Executive garages and office/cube location based purely on on job grade reflect an old school way of thinking. Learn from the work environment at today's leading companies.

  2.  

    Unmatched company culture. Southern hospitality is really exemplified in this place.

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Southern Company as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Nice people for the size of the company
    Supportive management
    Challenging environment giving you chances to think outside the box

    Cons

    Limited room for advancement - folks with 20+ years kinda rule the place.....
    A little challenging to get in at the mid - senior level - they hire from within - which is a good thing if you are already with them

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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