Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Orion International Announces Military Hiring Partnership with David Weekley Homes


Orion International, the nation’s largest military career placement firm, announced that David Weekley Homes, the largest privately-held builder in America, has chosen Orion’s Military Talent Program (MTP) to be its provider of military recruiting, training, employment brand marketing, and retention services.

“We see the benefit of hiring transitioning military personnel for their outstanding skills and leadership capabilities,” said Robert Hefner, vice president of Human Resources for David Weekley Homes.  “With the growth in our company, we have a need for these veterans’ expertise, and believe that Orion gives us the resources and knowledge to do this in the best way possible.”

David Weekley Homes, founded in 1976, is headquartered in Houston and operates in 18 cities across the United States. David Weekley Homes was the first builder in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building, an honor which includes “America’s Best Builder,” “National Housing Quality Award” and two-time recipient of “National Builder of the Year.” Weekley has also appeared eight times on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list. Since inception, David Weekley Homes has closed more than 75,000 homes. 

Mike Starich, President of Orion, commented, “David Weekley Homes recognized the value Orion brings with MTP and its integrated approach to hiring, developing and retaining transitioning Military.  Orion is proud to work with David Weekley Homes.”

Orion will be holding interviews in Charlotte, NC, on June 26 & 27 for Construction Superintendent / Builder career opportunities with David Weekley. To learn more, please click here.

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