In the News

August 30, 2010

Southern Company Saluted Again – Ranked 4th Nationally in 'Best for Vets'

Southern Company has been ranked fourth nationally on Military Times' debut "Best for Vets" top 50 employer list. It was the only utility in the top 30.

To recognize employers that are actively recruiting veterans, the Military Times magazine "EDGE" invited Fortune 1000 companies, military contractors and members of the General Services Administration 250 List to share their military recruitment practices and policies through an online survey.

Responses were evaluated based on four criteria: recruiting, training and mentoring, Reserve policies, and corporate culture.

Military Times is published weekly and available by print or online to subscribers of its family of magazines – Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times. The circulation of the career-focused magazine is more than 245,000 in print subscriptions, and visits to the website average 200,000 daily. The magazine is distributed at career transition offices on more than 200 military bases.

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