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David Weekley Homes

The Texas homebuilder conducts interviews with job candidates’ families so they can ask the company questions about what it’s like to work there. Founder David Weekley himself is still the chairman of the company, which prides itself on a welcoming, team-centric culture, which staffers say offers “a strong sense of inclusion.”

Learn more in the Great Place to Work review here.

Rank last year

17

Years on list

11

HQ location

Houston

Total employees

1,585

Job openings (as of February 2017)

120

Industry

Construction & Real Estate

Revenue (2016 or most recent year)

-

Year founded

1976

Type of organization

Private

Number of work sites

22

Perks
offers
Telecommuting
Job sharing
Compressed work weeks
Fully-paid sabbaticals
PTO for volunteering
College tuition reimbursement
does not offer
100% health coverage
Unlimited sick days
Onsite fitness center
Discounted gym memberships
Onsite medical care facility
Medical facility at all locations
Onsite childcare
Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
Sick days for part-timers
Health insurance for part-timers
Diversity
% Women42%
% Minorities14%
% African-American/Black3%
% Asian1%
% Caucasian/White85%
% Hispanic/Latino8%
% Native American/Alaska Native< 1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander< 1%
% Two or more races2%
% Unknown ethnicity1%
Paid Time Off
General PTO20
Total PTO after 5 years31
# Sick days-
Max hours PTO for volunteering8
General PTO for part-timers-
# Sick days for part-timers-
Compensation
Most common job (for salaried employee)Builder
Avg. base pay (salaried)-
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
Most common job (for hourly employee)Warranty Service Representative
Avg. base pay (hourly)-
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)-
Total pay for most common job (hourly)-
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-
Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)
Full-time job growth %12%
# of job applicants13,500
Avg. # of applicants per opening50
FT voluntary turnover13%
Jobs filled internally-
% Jobs filled by referral44
# New graduates hired32
Avg. college tuition reimbursed-
Training
Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)139
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)139