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LACK OF ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES!!!!!!

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Current Employee - Disgruntled Employee
Current Employee - Disgruntled Employee

I have been working at KB Home

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The best reason unfortunately is the benefits and that is about it

Cons

The downsides I would have to say are lack of advancement opportunities at least in my division and the way they go about internally promoting. You never know the job was even available it is never posted. Right now it is nothing they can do about it but to current market has caused a lot of strain as well.

Advice to Management

VALUE YOUR EMPLOYEES BECAUSE THEIR VOICE MATTERS AS WELL. DON'T WAIT UNTIL THEY ARE ABOUT TO WALK OUT THE DOOR BEFORE YOU WANT TO PROPERLY COMPENSATE THEM.

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  1. Good company. Great place to start a career.

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    Former Employee - IT in Charleston, SC
    Former Employee - IT in Charleston, SC

    I worked at KB Home

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company that is ahead of its competition. Great internship opportunities with a welcoming environment. KB Home takes good care of its employees. Company is in good position to ride out this rough economic situation. Is not in any eminent danger of closing operations.

    KB Home pays interns well and offers mileage reimbursement for company business.

    Cons

    Homebuilder industry is in a major slump. Office environment has a certain level of fear. People are afraid of losing their job. Industry will not be ready for growth for over a year. Company is downsizing and coming off a hangover from the early 2000's real estate 'glory days'

    Advice to Management

    Stick in there

  2. Helpful (1)

    KB Home great company but needs help in Atlanta Market

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    Former Employee - New Home Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - New Home Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at KB Home

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    KB Home has a very good track record in business and manages the company well. They provide incentives to sell, vacations and CASH as a way to motivate. The on job training was absolutely fabulous when I began with the company. Plenty of role playing and continuous on line classes to stay on top of the game in the business. They continuously involved the agents with realtors and rewards to draw them into the communities.

    Cons

    The Atlanta market had many changes in the past couple years. They opened communities for sales agents and without telling them of what is to come, closes them down. The agent is left to inform the buyers of the changes. They have long hours with sales promotion weekends beginning from 10am-midnight, expect to stay. Movement of agents just when you start to sell, move you to another community. Which removes you from a large portion of the commission. Safety, was never top priority. Security systems that were not paid for, to save costs.

    Advice to Management

    Senior management changed many times. Training went from a month long training from community to community. Now, training is passed between agents to train others. Management extreme cut backs of office help. President of Atlanta market favored people and did not treat people fairly. Respect of all the hard work was not provided, expectations were illegal at times.

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