Southern Company
3.7 of 5 94 reviews
Atlanta, GA
5000+ Employees
Company - Public (SO)
Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
$10+ billion (USD) per year

Southern Company isn't just whistling Dixie. The holding company is one of the largest electricity distributors in the US. It operates regulated utilities Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, and Mississippi Power, which combined have a generating capacity of more than 42,000 MW and serve more than 4.4 million electricity customers in the southeastern US. The power company also has energy marketing operations, and...More

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Southern Company is one of the largest energy providers in the United States.  Based in Atlanta, Georgia, operations include generation plants, high-voltage transmission lines, low-voltage distribution lines, and customer sales and service. Our competitive generation company also constructs, acquires, and manages generation assets and sells electricity on the wholesale market. A position with Southern Company is a fulfilling experience. Our employees are part of an organization committed to affordable and reliable energy, community stewardship, environmental responsibility, and a diverse and inclusive work force. Our 26,000 employees make a difference — every day — in the lives of their friends and neighbors and in their communities. You could be one of them.

Visit to learn more about opportunities with Southern Company and its subsidiaries and business units: Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Nuclear, SouthernLINC Wireless, Southern Telecom, Southern Power, Southern Company Generation, and Southern Company Transmission. 

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Employees are “Satisfied”   94 ratings


88% Approve of the CEO   50 ratings

Southern Company CEO Thomas A. Fanning

Thomas A. Fanning


Well run company

 Current Financial Analyst in Atlanta, GA (US)

Pros: Well run and managed company. Good opportunities as well as work/life balance Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Baxley, GA (US) Apr 2014 Reviewed last week New

Interview Details I applied online and the process took 1 and half month - interviewed at Southern Company in April 2014. A panel of 3 people interview me. Got a call the next day saying I got the job.Full Interview

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Behavioral questions were ask. Nothing difficult, just be sure to be detail about it and try to give examples that goes with what you are interviewing for. Answer Question

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25 Noteworthy Companies, DiversityInc, 2012
Most Admired Companies in Research Science, Black Engineer & Information Technology, 2010
America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT, ComputerWorld, 2009
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009

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