The Southern Company


The Vault Review

Uppers

  • Great work environment, which offers stable employment, good benefits, and good work/life balance

Downers

  • Flexible work arrangements like telecommuting are rarely allowed

The Bottom Line

  • Southern Company offers stability, competitive pay, a pension, and 9-to-5 hours for most of its employees.

Career Advancement

Many employees describe Southern Company as a place where it is easy to get stuck in a department and difficult to get promoted. Some say the good-ole-boy system is in place there, and employees need a "sponsor" to help them advance through the ranks and to the "executive...

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