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Fischer Homes Overview

Erlanger, KY
201 to 500 employees
1980
Company - Private
Construction
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Fischer Homes is King of its communities. Residential developer Fischer Homes builds single-family homes and condominiums in communities in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Georgia. It also builds stand-alone patio homes, ranch homes in planned communities offering landscaping ... Read more

Mission: Creators of the Best Total New Home Solution, Builders of an Exceptional Customer Experience.

Company Updates

  • In the Louisville, KY area area and looking for a career change? We have an exclusive opportunity for you to meet with members of our leadership team on Tuesday January 9 at 6PM. This Meet & Greet will take place at the Division Office located at 11218 Professional Park Drive.

    To register for this event, please email asontag@fischerhomes.com. To view all current openings and to apply online, please visit http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ2WY

    New Home Builder in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Georgia

    Contact Fischer Homes to learn more about our new houses in Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Columbus, Atlanta, and Northern Kentucky. See where we build.

  • In the Cincinnati, OH area and looking for a career change? We have an exclusive opportunity for you to meet with members of our leadership team on Tuesday, February 13 at 6:00 PM. This Meet & Greet will be held in our signature model home at the Crooked Tree Preserve: 5400 Sentinel Oak Drive, Mason, OH.

    To register for this event, please email kcaruso@fischerhomes.com. To view all current openings and to apply online, please visit http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQUkS

    New Home Builder in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Georgia

    Contact Fischer Homes to learn more about our new houses in Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Columbus, Atlanta, and Northern Kentucky. See where we build.

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Fischer Homes – Why Work For Us?


Fischer Homes is one of the largest and most reputable home builders in the Greater Cincinnati, Columbus, Indianapolis, and Atlanta areas. Founded in 1980, the company has grown to building over 21,000 homes and employs over 450 Associates. Fischer Homes' solid reputation has been built largely by the talent of our Associates as we have been recognized by Builder Magazine as the nation's 38th largest builder. 

Fischer Homes continues to invest in design. Our own talented team of internal architects and designers have partnered with nationally known architects to bring fresh and innovative styles to our portfolio. We work to continually improve and update our plans to offer the best in today’s design and livability both inside and outside the home. Fischer Homes maintains a 98% customer satisfaction rating and offers home designs that fit nearly every budget and lifestyle, from the $120's to $1 million range.

To receive the latest news about Fischer Homes, please visit fischerhomes.com

You can also socialize with us on:

Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FischerHomesBuilder

Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/fischerhomes/

Pinterest:http://pinterest.com/fischerhomes/

YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/user/FischerHomesBuilder

Twitter:https://twitter.com/FischerHomes

Google Plus:https://plus.google.com/+FischerHomes

Fischer Homes Elite Team

At Fischer Homes, we have a world class sales team who strive for nothing short of being the best! We are customer centric in our approach as we fulfill our company's mission of being "Builders of an exceptional new home solution and creators of an exceptional customer experience." Our sales team is committed to excellence and will provide our customers with an experience like none other; world class!

Joining our Elite Team will include being paired withan Elite Coach for your trainig experience and beyond! Our Elite Coaches have been trained and are well versed in our Fischer University of Sales Excellence (FUSE) Model of Selling. Elite Coaches are hand picked by our leadership team as a result of their demonstrated sales excellence, commitment to our customer centric approach and being known as a leader amongst their peers.

Why go anywhere else for your next sales career? Fischer Homes has got you covered! Apply today!

At Fischer Homes, we value diversity and see each Associate  as a team member and a valuable asset and select highly competent individuals to join our team, and we create an environment for gathering feedback and soliciting suggestions throughout all levels of the company. We provide each Associate with company information about our financial and operational objectives so that they can better understand how their individual performance impacts our team’s ability to reach their objectives.

Fischer Homes holds the highest ethical standards of business. We are honest and straightforward and will stand by our word. Our actions demonstrate respect, courtesy and, above all, fairness. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and firm advocates of the Fair Housing Act.


Meet & Greets

Our Meet & Greet sessions are a great opportunity to connect with members of our leadership team about exciting career opportunities in a wide variety of fields. Don’t miss out!

Each Fischer Homes career informational session will begin at 6PM and will last approximately an hour and a half. We will immediately determine those individuals with whom we would like to continue conversations. Therefore, if you plan on attending a session, we ask that you block off the following morning for follow up interviews as the next step in our hiring process. We will reach out to chosen candidates immediately following our Meet & Greet sessions regarding the applicable interview time.

If you are interested in finding out more or registering for a Meet & Greet session near you, please contact Erin Koeninger at ekoeninger@fischerhomes.com.

Upcoming sessions to be announced.

Fischer Homes offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package to its Associates.Our goal is to retain a team of highperforming Associates and to attract others to the Fischer Homes team.

Career Advancement
Fischer Homes is a growing vibrant company. Our associates have many opportunities for career advancement. Associates are asked to assume responsibility in ongoing self-improvement and to participate in both internal and external training. Many of our proven Associates have progressed into managerial positions. Those that make the commitment for success are rewarded for their efforts. The Fischer Group is a firm believer in and promoter of career advancement. In fact, 75% of our management team has been promoted from within.

Comprehensive Healthcare, Dental and Vision Insurance
Associates are eligible to enroll in insured benefits on your 31st day of employment. Medical, dental and vision coverage have a variety of plan coverage options that give Associates an opportunity to personalize coverage to match their needs.

Flexible Spending Account Health & Dependent Care
Associates can choose to participate in the Flexible Spending – Health and/or Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts after 30 days of employment have been completed. These plans allow Associates to use pre-tax dollars for out-of-pocket healthcare expenses and dependent daycare expenses.

Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
After 30 days of employment have been completed, Associates will receive $20,000 in Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance paid by the company. Associates can also choose to purchase additional life insurance coverage for themselves and their dependents at a very affordable cost.

401(k) / Profit Plus Plan
We offer an opportunity for you to save for your retirement through 401(k) pre-tax traditional or Roth deferrals. We provide a discretionary company match that is communicated in the fall each year. We have a long history of making a discretionary profit sharing contributions to the plan. Annually the plan offers a variety of self-directed investments.

Other benefits include:

  • Paid Vacation, Holidays and Time Off
  • Employee Assistance and Wellness programs
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Bonus Programs
  • Associate Referral Program
  • Cell Phone Stipend
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Special pricing available for home purchases for Associates, Immediate Family Members and Trade Partners
  • Laptops, tablets for field and sales employees and Wi-Fi hotspot for all field associates
  • Professional Development and Training
  • Dave Ramsey Smart Dollar Program
  • Professional Apparel
  • Wide variety of discounts for various services

Cincinnati Office:

3940 Olympic Boulevard

Suite 100

Erlanger KY, 41018

(859) 341-4709

Columbus Office:

7965 North High Street

Suite 20

Columbus OH, 43235

(614) 896-2554

Indianapolis Office:

6602 East 75th Streen

Suite 400

Indianapolis IN, 46250

(317) 348-2500

Atlanta Office:

2675 Paces Ferry Rd.

Suite 350

Atlanta GA, 30339

(404) 220-9951


Fischer Homes Reviews

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    "Sales Counselor Role (Cinci Market)"

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    Former Employee - Sales Counselor in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Sales Counselor in Cincinnati, OH
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    I worked at Fischer Homes full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Potential/opportunity (Ie: no ceiling for income $$, multiple desirable markets available, internal promotion)
    - Properly equipped: you are given all the tools (managers, software, technology) to succeed
    - Intensive hands on training: Fischer Homes invests in perpetually improving their employees via weekly meetings, interactive video tutorials, self/peer reviews, 1v1 w/ mgmt
    - Feel valued: was made a priority when necessary
    - Camaraderie: Tight-knit sales teams, positive family atmosphere
    - Change: Sales software updated frequently to mitigate steps in the sales process for a smoother customer experience
    - Freedom: Unmonitored model hours allows for allocating your time for optimal use
    - Responsive IS team: Identify and fix issues in a timely manner
    - Accountability: You will be held accountable
    - Natural Selection environment: the hardest/smartest working and attentive to detail individuals will reap the most

    Cons

    - Overbearing Mgmt: "Too critical" "Asking too much"
    - Freedom: Unmonitored working hours allows for sloppy use of time
    - Change: Learning new software or programs is a nuisance to some
    - Accountability: you will be held accountable
    - Weekends hours/late nights (somewhat avoidable with effective time management)
    - Weak 401k and investment options
    - Natural Selection environment: survival of (those willing to be) the fittest

    Advice to Management

    As you can see, some of the Pro's double as Con's. That is because this job is what you make it. Some will view 'change' as bad and some as good. Similarly, "Intensive improvement" can be viewed as "overbearing mgmt" and so on. Fischer Homes and their upper management will not ask anything of their employees that is unreasonable. There is a valid reason and logical approach behind all of their processes and protocols.

    I would describe the Sales Counselor as a "how bad do you want it!?" opportunity. If you have drive and want to put in the necessary work to be successful, then this is the job for you. Heavy emphasis on "necessary work," as this differs from person to person based on experience and skill set. If you are a team player, open to growth and constructive criticism, then this is the job for you. If you are a self-aware, pragmatic individual and up for a challenge, then this is the job for you. If you are looking to join a quick-witted, exuberant, and friendly sales team, then this is the job for you. If you subscribe to the proverbial "iron sharpens iron" mindset, and if you want to bring value and improve Fischer Homes, Fischer Homes will be your ironing opposition and value and improve you.

    The common denominator of the successful Salesperson at Fischer Homes is glaringly transparent: the individuals that want it the most have their names located at the top of the monthly/quarterly/yearly sales reports.

    Advice to (Cincinnati) management: Continue to illustrate a proper expectation for future and current hires. The right people will gravitate to the proper expectations that are painted by management. Maintain the same honest interviewing process I was given. What was expected of me and what I was informed to expect was accurately depicted throughout this process and continued throughout my tenure here...The workplace atmosphere I was exposed to at Fischer Home was cultivated by those who were extremely passionate and empathetic. The existence of protuberant professionalism and ability to approach a coworker or manager as a friend may appear as mutually exclusive situations. However, this unique dynamic is something I will miss when looking back on my employment at Fischer Homes.

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Fischer Homes Photos

Fischer Homes photo of: Annual Company Meeting 2014
Fischer Homes photo of: UGA Recruiting Day
Fischer Homes photo of: KSU Construction Management VIP Day
Fischer Homes photo of: 2016 Division of the Year
Fischer Homes photo of: Greg, Elaine, and Henry Fischer
Fischer Homes photo of: Fischer Homes Design Team
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Fischer Homes Interviews

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    Sales Counselor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Accepted Offer
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    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Fischer Homes (Cincinnati, OH).

    Interview

    Typical interview protocol: submit resume/cover letter. I went to a meet and greet event at a model home. Met with an HR rep and a Sales Manager. Had 1v1 time discussed previous experiences and career path goals. Follow up phone interview, then final interview at headquarters, where job was offered on spot. The process wasn't anything extraordinary. Follow up dates and time frame were confirmed multiple time to assure proper expectations.

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Fischer Homes Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work in Kentucky, Best Companies Group, 2015
  • Best Places to Work in Kentucky, Best Companies Group, 2010
  • Best Places to Work in Kentucky, Kentucky Society for Human Resource Managemen, 2008
  • Best Places to Work in Kentucky, Kentucky Society for Human Resource Managemen, 2007
  • Best Places to Work in Kentucky, Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management, 2006
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