Southern Company subsidiaries have one of the lowest turnover rates (5.4 percent in 2015) 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. As of mid-year 2016, some 18 percent of year-to-date new hires were veterans, National Guard or reservists.