Southern Company subsidiaries have one of the lowest turnover rates (8 percent in 2016) in an industry that ranks low in employee turnover. We've joined forces with high schools, technical schools and universities to recruit and prepare students to pursue careers in power generation, power delivery and nuclear energy. In addition, our military recruitment efforts have had a significant impact on our hiring. Veterans, National Guard and reserve members currently comprise approximately 10 percent of our system-wide workforce. Sixteen percent of year-to-date new hires were veterans, National Guard or reservists.
The Southern Company careers website offers visitors an impartial way to view and apply for jobs at Southern Company and its subsidiaries, including Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power and Mississippi Power. The site also offers career profiles, videos from real employees and details on benefits.