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Hertz – Why Work For Us?


Who We Are

In September of 1918, the pioneer of auto renting, Walter L. Jacobs, at the age of 22, opened a car-rental operation in Chicago. Starting with a dozen Model T Fords, which he repaired and repainted himself, Jacobs expanded his operation to the point where, within five years, the business generated annual revenues of about $1 million. Some 95 years later, Hertz is still leading the industry in creativity, innovation, sustainability and service.

Our Divisions: 


We are proud to be the only true global car rental company, providing quality car rental service for over 95 years.

undefined We are one of the leading providers of the rental and sale of heavy equipment and tools for construction and industrial needs. For more information, please visit www.hertzequip.com.
undefined We sell one-year-old vehicles from our rental fleet to make room for new models. With our low fixed prices, you have the advantage. For more information, visit www.hertzcarsales.com.
undefined We provide professional claim management services for liability exposures; specializing in automobile and general liability claims. For more information, visit www.hcmclaims.com.
undefined Whether moving across town or making extra large deliveries, we're here to help. Hertz has set the standard for quality, reliability and service worldwide. We bring you that same dependability for all your moving needs.
undefined Hertz Lease is able to offer a wide range of operational leasing and fleet management services through its franchise network around Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
undefined Hertz Entertainment Services offers everything you need for your next big film or television production or live event. Take advantage of our full packages along with equipment and vehicle delivery. We offer 24 hour service 7 days a week. For more information please click here.

With Hertz 24/7, it’s easy to rent a car by the hour or day. At any hour. With fuel and insurance included! For more information, please visit Hertz247.com.

We are in your neighborhood, specializing in local car rental at affordable rates. We have hundreds of convenient locations offering the same great services you are used to at the airport.


A completely new way to buy a used car. With Rent2Buy, Hertz is revolutionizing the way people buy cars. We make it easy for you to get a great car, a great price, and a great buying experience.

Visit www.hertzrent2buy.com for details.

undefined Donlen Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hertz, with headquarters in Northbrook, IL, is a global provider of innovative fleet leasing and management solutions for corporate fleets across the U.S. and has approximately 150,000 vehicles under lease and management. Since 1965, Donlen has offered its clients highly personalized and responsive customer service and the Company believes that employee satisfaction leads to customer satisfaction, resulting in continued success for Donlen and its clients. For more information, please visit www.donlen.com.



Dollar Thrifty Group - Through its Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental brands, Dollar Thrifty Group has been serving value-conscious leisure and business travelers since 1950. Dollar Thrifty maintains a strong presence in domestic leisure travel in virtually all of the top U.S. and Canadian airport markets, and derives a significant portion of its revenue from international travelers to the U.S. under contracts with various international tour operators. Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 280 corporate locations in the United States and Canada, with approximately 5,800 employees located mainly in North America. In addition to its corporate operations, the Company maintains global service capabilities through an expansive franchise network of approximately 1,300 franchise locations in 82 countries.



Definition of Our Values

Passion - Wanting to win now

Professionalism - Using our skills and expertise effectively and collaborating seamlessly

Respect - Valuing the contributions of each other and our partners

Responsibility - Being accountable for our decisions and actions

Innovation - Using imagination and initiative to drive growth and efficiency

Integrity - Acting ethically, fairly, honestly and transparently

Diversity - Making our differences a competitive advantage

Discipline - Applying processes to set and achieve our goals

Excellence - High quality performance to produce outstanding results

Execution - Following through and delivering on our promises



Providing Smart Mobility rental choices, which are fuel-efficient and use clean, low-emissions technology, is a key focus of our sustainability efforts to reduce environmental impacts, provide customer value and manage our business sustainably.



Drive tomorrow’s cars today. Hertz offers a diverse fleet of EVs, available on three continents. Learn more >



Our all green car class helps conserve fuel costs and reduce driving emissions. Learn more >



From compacts to SUVs, Hertz has one of the most fuel-efficient fleets in the car rental industry. Learn more >


HERTZ 24/7

Rent spontaneously and sustainably — hourly, daily and one-way rental access to our greenest fleet is available at more than 1,200 locations worldwide. Learn more >



We’ve installed solar panels at numerous Hertz locations to help reduce our operating costs and promote green technology.Learn more >


Sustainable design and low-impact materials are incorporated into our construction projects to improve the environmental performance of our buildings and reduce resource use.Learn more >



Energy efficiency, recycling and waste reduction are just a few of the key areas we’re focusing our internal sustainability efforts. Learn more >


From our cars to cafeterias, we’re making considerable efforts to conserve resources and minimize use of nonrenewable materials.Learn more >


Hertz is a global company, operating 8,500 locations in 146 countries, but we rely on local talent and communities for the success of our business. This is an obligation we take seriously and we focus our efforts on being a positive corporate community partner everywhere we operate.

Our goal is to enhance communities we serve by giving back through our volunteer and philanthropic programs.


At Hertz, giving back to the communities where we work and live is important. Providing financial and service contributions are small ways we hope to provide a lasting and meaningful contribution to our stakeholders. We are proud sponsors of the United Way©, American Red Cross©, Make-a-Wish Foundation©, National Multiple Sclerosis Society®, Habitat for Humanity© and numerous local organizations.


There is no final destination that represents the end of our Living Journey sustainability efforts. It’s a process of continuous improvement and assessment. We celebrate our successes but recognize that there is always more we can do, and we are constantly looking to improve our processes, engagement, measurement and transparency.

Our goal is to integrate sustainability throughout our business, partnerships and employee programs.

Since 1918, Hertz has had a long-standing tradition of innovation and industry leadership. Hertz Living Journey strategy strives to build on this heritage as we integrate sustainability practices throughout our business operations, provide Smart Mobility choices to customers and manage our environment impacts through efficiency and technology improvements.

Our business has grown thanks to people who like people, and flourished because of the teamwork of employees who put pleasing the customer first and who take special pride in doing a job exceptionally well.

Our employees join us for a number of reasons. But no matter how different their backgrounds or diverse their duties, all face the new challenges of a fast-paced, demanding business. Those who best meet these challenges are the champions of our team and find a rewarding career where no two days are alike.

As a Hertz employee, you are eligible to participate in the Hertz Custom Benefits Program, which gives you an annual allowance of benefit dollars to buy the flexible benefits you need and includes:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

Eligibility varies, depending on your employment status. We also have some additional programs that employees can participate in:

  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Sick Days
  • Retirement Plan
  • Income Savings Plan
  • U.S. Savings Bonds
  • Employee Discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

All plans are subject to changes at the discretion of the company.

Hertz Reviews

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    Hertz is a great place to start once you graduate college, but not a place to spend your entire life.

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    Current Employee - Manager Associate in Spartanburg, SC
    Current Employee - Manager Associate in Spartanburg, SC

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

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    Positive Outlook
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    Salary is better than you would expect once bonuses and overtime are factored in. Training is very useful. The employees I work with are always fun to be around.


    Too much focus on sales numbers. Hertz is a little misleading when it comes to the training program.

    Advice to Management

    Focus less on just sales numbers, and more on everything that the employees do to make a branch run smoothly. A good salesman does not necessarily make a good manager.

Hertz Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Hertz.


    Phone interview with recruiter, followed by a technical review on the phone. Once I had gotten past that I went into the actual office for an in person interview

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Hertz Awards & Accolades

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Learning! 100 Award, Elearning! Media Group, 2013
Best Overall Car Rental Company, Zagat U.S Rental Car Survey, 2013
Top Employer, Diversity Employers Magazine, 2013
Select 50 Diversity Employers of Choice, Diversity Employers Magazine, 2013
Fit Friendly Company (Gold Level), American Heart Association, 2013
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Additional Info

Website www.hertz.com
Headquarters Naples, FL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1918
Type Company - Public (HTZ)
Industry Travel & Tourism
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

The Hertz Corporation operates its car rental business through the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly brands from approximately 10,400 corporate, licensee and franchisee locations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand.

Hertz is the largest worldwide airport general use car rental brand, operating from approximately 8,800 corporate and licensee locations in approximately 150 countries. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 111 major airports in Europe. Dollar and Thrifty have... More

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