How David Weekley Homes Builds Employee Engagement with Robert Hefner

Business Leadership Today

Apr 21 2022 • 40 mins

In this episode we talked with Robert Hefner and discussed the top 3 most important things that a leader needs to do to improve employee engagement and retention.

Robert Hefner, who is the Vice-President of Human Resources at David Weekley Homes.

David Weekley Homes is one of the largest privately owned home builder in the United States.

The mission of David Weekley homes is Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives which is exactly what they have done as an organization.

They’ve done this by helping individuals achieve “the American Dream” of home ownership, and also by helping the employees in their organization to thrive.

They have been named one of the Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For” an amazing 16 times. In 2020 and 2021 they were also listed as one of the Top 30 places to work for both millennials and women.

Robert has been the Vice-President of Human Resources for David Weekley homes for over 11 years now, and  plays a key role in developing and maintaining the systems that attract, retain, and grow high-performers within their organization.

Join us as we discuss with Robert how to improve employee engagement and retention. Hear why starting and sticking with your business purpose is a vital piece of employee engagement. Learn the unique approach David Weekley Homes uses to build dedicated teams. Listen to Robert discuss the importance of celebrating organizational and employee success along the way.

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