Enterprise Rent-A-Car Interview Questions

Updated Aug 2, 2015
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    Management Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Columbia, SC
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Enterprise Rent-A-Car (Columbia, SC) in May 2010.

    Interview

    I applied online and got a phone call to schedule an interview approximately a month later. The phone screening was easy and the interviewer was very pleasant. When I arrived for the 1:1 interview in person, the interviewer was a different person than the person on the phone. I waited for an hour and 5 minutes in the lobby before I was called back to interview. The interviewer asked a lot of situational type questions and expressed the company's desire to find highly competitive employees. I explained that I was not a "cut-throat" competitive person and was more of a "team player". It was a very high pressure interview. I was contacted 2 days later via email to say they were not going to ask me back for a second interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time when you were very competitive with a co-worker.   Answer Question
    • What adjectives do you think describe a good manager?   Answer Question
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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Fort Collins, CO
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Enterprise Rent-A-Car (Fort Collins, CO) in July 2010.

    Interview

    HR manager unable to read and decipher emails and would call when told she would email or would email when she said she would call. Then upset at potential employee when her email was missed due to HER miscomunication.

    Interview Questions

    • what is your interpretation of this position?   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    HR manager was extremely rude, condescending and disrespectful on phone 'interview'. Suggested review of job posting and contacting her for additional info if I was still interested. I did not review the position details again. My decision to decline employment was caused by her extreme rudeness on the phone and my personal business in the future is also affected. Its too bad HR people don't understand that potential employees are also customers.

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    Management Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Enterprise Rent-A-Car in June 2010.

    Interview

    I initially found the management trainee position through my University. An outside recruiting firm interviewed me at their office. First man to interview me was very informative and nice. He then showed me a video that gave an overview of the job and the company. Then a lady from their firm interviewed me and criticized everything from my resume to my handshake. She then proceeded to tell me that the answers I were giving to her questions were not good enough or downright wrong. I have never left an interview feeling more down on myself. I never got a call back, but I'm not sure I really miss it.

    Interview Questions

    • Who is the customer service representative in a restaurant?   4 Answers
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    Management Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Enterprise Rent-A-Car (Austin, TX) in March 2010.

    Interview

    Met the recruiter at a college career fair and had a 1:1 interview with them there. Asked the normal questions (i.e. what are your strengths and weaknesses? What are your career goals with Enterprise?). Had a second interview in Austin 2 weeks later with a regional HR employee who assured me I was a good fit and only suggested that I emphasize my sales experience more. Waited over a month to have the third (branch observation interview) scheduled. Went to the branch and was ignored by the salespeople and simply sat for 2 hours waiting for the manager to see me. Finally entered the interview and things went seemingly well. I waited another 2 weeks before contacting the HR department to see if a decision had been made. Finally, 2. 5 months after the intial contact with the recruiter, I was declined a position with the company.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your career plans with Enterprise?   1 Answer
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    Administrative Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Enterprise Rent-A-Car (Saint Louis, MO) in February 2012.

    Interview

    They ask about excel experience, but it's obvious the person asking has no knowledge.

    Interview Questions

    • What tools do you use in excel.   1 Answer
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    Area Rental Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Enterprise Rent-A-Car (Charlotte, NC) in June 2010.

    Interview

    Have to become eligible by having a high enough Branch customer service score which "qualifies" you to be able to interview for the position. Your branch must also meet certain performance goals. You interview against a panel of other area managers, asst regional vice president, and the regional vice president.

    Interview Questions

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    Manager In Training Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Enterprise Rent-A-Car (Philadelphia, PA) in May 2011.

    Interview

    Phone interview. Check! First Interview: 1 hour. Nice woman that gave me advice for second interview. Check! (Many questions about overcoming adversity and why I am going to be the man at the company.) Second Interview: 1 hour 45 min. Intense grilling again. This interview like the last was conducted by a 9 year veteran who clearly loved their job. Third Interview: I actually was late because I had the wrong time. The area manager hardly gave any time to what I thought was the end of my run at employment. Instead she told me stories about how she missed an interview with a client, and she also made me feel at ease. All three people that interviewed me were woman, and they were all very serious. I actually found it very challenging to win these woman over, but once they knew I was authentic, they let their guard down.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you feel about washing cars in your suite even though you spent 60,00 on college?   1 Answer
    • Why are you going to do so well here?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I told them that I was there to learn and become a great manager, I said they should pay me whatever they want, but once I move past the MT phase, I said I had every intention on making a great living.

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    Management Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Enterprise Rent-A-Car (Albany, NY) in December 2011.

    Interview

    I received an email stating that I had passed the initial screening and they would like to set up an interview. I responded quickly and we agreed on a date and time. When the day came I was awake with my resume and company goals in front of me. The time for the interview came and went. I double checked the email and the phone number I gave. I sent an email asking if there had been a mistake. Later I called and left a voicemail. This was on a Thursday so on Monday after hearing nothing in response I sent another email asking to reschedule the interview. Still nothing. It has been two weeks and I have been left high and dry on an interview I was eager and prepared for. The fact that I received no response is what angers me the most.

    Interview Questions

  10. Helpful (2)  

    Management Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mesquite, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Enterprise Rent-A-Car (Mesquite, TX) in June 2011.

    Interview

    1st - Corporate Office - 30 min - Met with the recruiter about a week after I had applied on line. Normal behavioral questions were asked just to get a feel for if I was the right fit for their company. Not too difficult here. Made sure to ask questions. 2nd - Local Branch - 2 hours - 1st hour is spent overviewing branch operations: how to sell to a customer, and the steps to renting a car. The 2nd hour is spent with the Area Manager who is over several branchs. From my experience, this was the most difficult interview of my life! My interview was one of the few that reach Area Manager level in the shortest time possible! I say this to say he has high expectations of his staff and enjoyed the fact that he fired whole branchs if he deemed this necessary! The majority of the interview consisted with him grilling me to see if he should take me seriously. I just knew I blew it by the middle of the interview. I was wrong. 3rd - Corporate Office - This was the easiest of the three interviews. No more behavioral questions. Just general questions about selling and my ambitions. I met with the Regional Vice President of Operations. By this time, as long as I didn't say anything stupid, I knew I was in. The day after my start date, I was offered the job and given my start date! I gladly accepted.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    no negotiating

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    Manager Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Enterprise Rent-A-Car in January 2012.

    Interview

    ERAC promotes within so I initially was a car prep for 2 years and they wanted to become full time but i haven't graduated from college. I was nervous at first cause this would my first "real job". Once I graduated i talk to the area manger he told me to do an application. Once I did that I was called in for an interview 2 days after, did my 3 interviews and i was offered the job.

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