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What is the most stressful part about working at Southern Company?


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You have an entire team demanding work from you your first day there. It takes them almost 2 weeks to get you set up in the system. When they do they tell you that you can't have access to certain programs like setting up travel and rental cars for your managers yet you have to do the work. After throwing a few big names around that you work for they approve it. It's ridiculous.

Answered - Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) - Birmingham, AL

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Making sure everything was entered properly. The most current/up to date blue prints were hanging in the correct location.

Answered - Administrative Assistant Adecco Staffing (Former Employee) - Etowah, GA

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Being able to advance

Answered - Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) - Atlanta, GA

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The lack of straight forward communication and lack of appreciation for the little man. It is a "them versus us" mentality.

Answered - Design Technician (Former Employee) - Forest Park, GA

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The claim that work/life balance was important while schedules did not allow for reasonable work schedules. Failure of other departments to fulfill agreements conflicted with pressure to meet my schedules.

Answered - Sr IT Analyst, Security (Former Employee) - Atlanta, GA

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