Hertz Reviews

Updated July 30, 2015
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Hertz President and CEO John Tague
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Pros
  • It is a fast-paced environment where key metrics are tracked (in 66 reviews)

  • Great opportunity for advancement within the Company (in 26 reviews)

Cons
  • Low job satisfaction / low pay / limited commission bonuses / bad work-life balance (in 93 reviews)

  • very long hours with minimal pay (in 272 reviews)

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  1. Finance Employee

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in East Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Analyst in East Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at Hertz (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    People are nice and very helpful.

    Cons

    Communication needs to improve. Sometimes felt that different departments weren't on the same page with company goals.


  2. Airport Station Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Hertz

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Company car, gas and generous paid time off policy

    Cons

    Long hours and shift can change in an instant from day to night.


  3. Easy Job as a Utility

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Utility in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Utility in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Hertz

    Pros

    As a full time you do get health benefits, which has a really good health coverage. I have been given tips in cash, once even offered lunch courtesy of the customer i was dropping off. 1 hour lunch. laid back management

    Cons

    Ive been working here for 8 months and havent been even in the mention for a pay raise, the location i work i vacuum the cars in the back behind the office but there is no cover for shade just straight sun beaming down. no incentives for the utility position , all the other positions get incentives and possible advancement. under staffed at most locations

    Advice to Management

    Bring incentives for all positions. when i first started back in october of 2014 the area manager would buy lunch for everyone at least once or twice a month then went to happy hour after work on company card. Only because our office was 1st in the area with most sales and upgrades. bring that back


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  5. Utility

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hertz

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Weekly pay, great people to work with, easy hours

    Cons

    no room for career advancement


  6. transporter

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transporter in Saint Matthews, SC
    Current Employee - Transporter in Saint Matthews, SC

    I have been working at Hertz (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    a lot of free time easy work

    Cons

    none great times with co-worker


  7. Helpful (1)

    The amount of pay should be more for the amount of work

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    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Hertz full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Free car and free gas. Typically upper management are real down to earth people. You will enjoy the job for the most part if you don't mind customer service.

    Cons

    Bonus structure is always changing, that's where you make most of your money. Most locations are understaffed

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people and have a better bonus compensation or raise the salaries


  8. admin asst

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Hertz (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The people are great and friendly

    Cons

    some manager was not good to.get long with


  9. Room for opportunity as long as you're close with upper management. And willing to relocate constantly.

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    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Allentown, PA
    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Allentown, PA

    I worked at Hertz

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Being a branch manager you get to take any car home on the lot. Car insurance is taken care of and not having to worry about paying for gas.

    Cons

    Hours can be kinda grueling. Having to take turns covering Saturday shifts even though managers shouldn't have to worry about working the weekends. Unrealistic expectations. Lack of upper management support. Company constantly changing rules and management constantly changing.

    Advice to Management

    Take more interest in the local editions and the managers who run it. Give some type of reward when things go right. I feel like employees live in fear of their job being taken away because of constant company changes.


  10. Helpful (1)

    Hard Work

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Rental Consultant in Springfield, VA
    Former Employee - Rental Consultant in Springfield, VA

    I worked at Hertz (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    The pay was pretty good. It was fairly interesting at first. It was also nice to be able to drive lots of different car

    Cons

    Hours are really high. The goals are darn near impossible. You almost always have to work over time because everything is under staffed, but then you get yelled at for having worked too much overtime


  11. Helpful (1)

    Hertz

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hertz

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great Benefits (Health and Commissions)

    Cons

    Long hours,managers gave little appreciation to their employees



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