K. Hovnanian Homes Reviews

Updated March 22, 2015
21 reviews filtered by
  • Any Location
  • Any Job Title
  • Current Employees
2.8
21 Reviews
Rating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
(no image)
Ara K. Hovnanian
13 Ratings

21 Employee Reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1. Sales Consultant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at K. Hovnanian Homes

    Pros

    Great money to be made

    Cons

    Process change making division policy more bureaucratic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/a

  2. Egos and deaf

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Controller in Red Bank, NJ
    Current Employee - Financial Controller in Red Bank, NJ

    I have been working at K. Hovnanian Homes

    Pros

    Easy work ....good balance and nice associates

    Cons

    Cfo is the most condescending person I ever met.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of the politics and listen to your employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3. 2 people found this helpful

    A company locked in time

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Sales in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at K. Hovnanian Homes full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good people, family environment, good with active adult communities

    Cons

    This division is stuck in a time warp. Meetings are always held in Edison, NJ forcing people to drive constantly. Technology is not embraced and it is very much the good old boy network. Very white and very male, management is spotty. Way too many promotions based on who one knows compared to merit driven.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to get land deals open, hold people accountable.

    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5. 1 person found this helpful

    Houston Division is Horrible, it's a dictatorship

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at K. Hovnanian Homes

    Pros

    Some areas of the office had fun employees!

    Cons

    I have been here little over two years and they have gone through two HR's already. Highly unethical place to work at. If you speak up or try to raise issues against the big boss they find a way to get rid of you. Turnover is so high but nothing is being done about addressing issues.
    Only employees sees raised are construction, marketing or employees who brown nose or are YES man

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow up and stand up for your employees. Stop playing favorites!!!!

  6. 1 person found this helpful

    Lousy

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at K. Hovnanian Homes full-time

    Pros

    none at all what so ever.

    Cons

    The Management is incredibly Horrible.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop hiring friends and actually look for talent in the correct places not in your friends.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful

    Not a happy experience.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Mortgage Processor in Boynton Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Mortgage Processor in Boynton Beach, FL

    I have been working at K. Hovnanian Homes full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits at a low cost.

    Cons

    The Mortgage company is all about hard work, long hours and empty promises. HR Director heads up a lot of programs and takes forever to reward employees when they've achieved goal.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Might be time to make some changes in Upper Management.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. Great experience to work here

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at K. Hovnanian Homes as a contractor

    Pros

    Team oriented, great company values, strong support and training

    Cons

    As a contractor, there is no personal growth.

    Recommends
  9. 1 person found this helpful

    Not a bad company from a lower level position. Upper management is out for themselves

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Construction Manager in Edison, NJ
    Current Employee - Assistant Construction Manager in Edison, NJ

    I have been working at K. Hovnanian Homes full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Their some great people in the field who do an excellent job with what timelines their given to build a nice looking home

    Cons

    Way too many chiefs and not enough people in the field to actually manage the homes, and too many people getting promotions for non work or bedroom activities!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop creating so many checks and balances for the construction staff, stop hiring temp supers who really don't care because they're passing through. Hire a few more permanent field staff to be able to follow the numerous policies that are in place, QSI and QAR's can't be done with just 1 super

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. Great Corporate culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Community Manager in Dinuba, CA
    Current Employee - Community Manager in Dinuba, CA

    I have been working at K. Hovnanian Homes full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    They are industry experts in home building. I learned so much.

    Cons

    Business model stretches out management, it is hard to manage construction off site

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't take middle managements word as scripture. Get out to each site regularly and unannounced.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager
    Current Employee - Account Manager

    I have been working at K. Hovnanian Homes full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Income and direct managers are terrific. Always there to help and I never feel like I am in a position of knowing more.

    Cons

    No work life balance at all.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Add additional staff.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

K. Hovnanian Homes Photos

K. Hovnanian Home

+ Add Photo

Work at K. Hovnanian Homes? Share Your Experiences

K. Hovnanian Homes

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.