G.I. Jobs has named the Southern Company the highest-ranked utility company in its 2014 Top Military Friendly Employer® listing. This is the seventh consecutive year that Southern Company has received this honor. They are ranked in the Top 10 Overall.

"Southern Company is privileged to have so many veterans transition from military service to our workforce," said Kimberly S. Greene, Southern Company Services president and CEO. "These heroes demonstrate character qualities that are aligned with the utility industry – dedication, commitment to safety, teamwork and excellence in all they do, which are values we look for in employees."

Southern Company has approximately 26,000 employees. Eleven percent of them are veterans. Twelve percent of all new hires in 2013 have also been veterans.

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