KB Home Reviews

Updated Jul 10, 2020

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3.5
67%
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79%
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KB Home President, CEO, and Director Jeff Mezger
Jeff Mezger
96 Ratings
Pros
  • "Enjoyed the weekly sales meetings - great training program - very well organized(in 12 reviews)

  • "Good training program, will hire with no experience, potential to make a lot of money, managers are nice(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Really Great Place To Be"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Design Studio Consultant in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KB Home full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team, great benefits, enjoyable workplace

    Cons

    KB Home has a great team

  2. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Land Analyst in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at KB Home full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Land Team was made up of extremely intelligent individuals who always offered support and knowledge to help each other grow professionally.

    Cons

    Lots of redundant and bureaucratic hoops to jump thru to get projects approved from corporate leadership.

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  3. "Experience will vary depending on neighborhood and direct manager."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at KB Home full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Possible money to be made. Stock options, insurance.

    Cons

    Management only wants to hear good things. No time for a personal life.

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  4. "Weekends and Holidays"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - New Home Sales Consultant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at KB Home full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Potential for very good income.

    Cons

    Worked nearly every holiday including Thanksgiving and 4th of July.

  5. "Awesome Job"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at KB Home full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Office-life is low stress, feels like family.

    Cons

    Training was subpar. You learn as you go.

  6. "My job was not the problem. Supervisors were."

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Studio Coordinator in Phoenix, AZ
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at KB Home full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great coworkers, Good pay, Good benefits

    Cons

    Supervisors don’t listen. My boss would attempt to praise me but with backhanded compliments of what I was doing wrong all the time. I always did my job 100% and never was appreciated for it besides the consultants.

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  7. "Terrible culture"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Purchasing 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at KB Home full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Decent pay if you're inexperienced.

    Cons

    Uneven distribution of work, lack of support for promotions, negative culture.

  8. "Great Entry into the Industry"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Counselor in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KB Home full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Friendly peers, flexibility, money, training

    Cons

    Success relies heavily on luck

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  9. "Great Company"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Design/Sales Consultant in Katy, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at KB Home full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Company is open to seeking new ways to improve, advance, and relate to their customers and employees

    Cons

    Constant changing of implemented action plans for improvement, and internal work/data systems need updating .

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  10. "Better than most, but politics abound"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KB Home full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits and time off

    Cons

    office politics and watching shady undercutting occur

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