David Weekley Homes

100 Best Companies 2020-David Weekley Homes
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    Family comes first at this nationwide homebuilding company. Prospective employees often participate in Key Influencer Visits, where they are interviewed (often in their homes) alongside family members or close friends to help hiring managers better understand their personalities and backgrounds. The practice is helpful for prospective employees, too, allowing their nearest and dearest to gain some perspective on the job and helping them talk through the decision to work for David Weekley Homes. There’s also an internship program designed specifically for employees’ children and a discount on homes sold to staffers and their family members (a set percentage based on tenure). One worker says, “It really exemplifies how the company puts the employees first, even before customers.” Read the Great Place to Work review.

    Company Info

    Rank last year41
    Years on list14
    HQ locationHouston
    Job openings (as of February 2020)98
    Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)-
    Year founded1976
    Type of organizationPrivate
    Number of work sites20


    100% health coverageNo
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    Job sharingYes
    Subsidized childcareNo
    Compressed work weeksYes
    Fully-paid sabbaticalsYes
    On-site fitness/subsidized gymYes
    On-site medical care facilityNo
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientationYes
    Health insurance for part-timersNo
    Sick days for part-timersNo
    College tuition reimbursementYes
    Student loan debt repaymentNo
    Medical facility at all locationsNo


    % Women45.6%
    % Minorities14.4%
    % African-American/Black3%
    % Asian1.7%
    % Caucasian/White85.4%
    % Hispanic/Latino7.8%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.2%
    % Two or more races1.7%
    % Unknown ethnicity0.2%
    Date info providedAug. 26, 2019

    Paid Time Off

    PTO limit (days)26
    # Sick days-


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Sales Consultant
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth-5%
    # of job applicants30,673
    Avg. # of applicants per opening68
    # New graduates hired16