Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car Reviews

Updated December 18, 2014
Updated December 18, 2014
3,236 Reviews
3.2
3,236 Reviews
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Enterprise Rent-A-Car President and CEO Pamela M. (Pam) Nicholson
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Company stays true to their values; customer service really is their way of life (in 249 reviews)

  • met a lot of great people who I are my friends that I met at enterprise (in 176 reviews)


Cons
  • No work life balance ( 7 am - 6 pm everyday without any ability to work around) (in 525 reviews)

  • you will be working many long hours with not much opportunities to take time off (in 923 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sucks

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Management Trainee in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Management Trainee in Newark, NJ

    I have been working at Enterprise Rent-A-Car full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Drive new cars that's all

    Cons

    Everything the worst job ever

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow up n let people be great

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great company for college grad

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Management Trainee in Columbia, SC
    Former Employee - Management Trainee in Columbia, SC

    I worked at Enterprise Rent-A-Car full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great people
    Fun environment
    Great training program

    Cons

    Sales goals are difficult depending on branch area

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Great first step, not so great as you progress.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Branch Rental Manager in Turlock, CA
    Former Employee - Assistant Branch Rental Manager in Turlock, CA

    I worked at Enterprise Rent-A-Car full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The training and management skills are excellent. You can take these just about anywhere.

    Cons

    Since Enterprise focuses so much on hiring athletes and Greek people, it tends to feel like a frat house, especially at company banquets and big get events. Advancement is pure politics.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Advancement opportunities with hard work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Enterprise Rent-A-Car

    Pros

    Advancement is possible with hard work and meeting goals. Start from the bottom and work up the ladder.

    Cons

    You work a lot of hours and some weekends but with the work comes opportunity to advance in your career.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great Company to start a career

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Enterprise Rent-A-Car

    Pros

    Competitive Pay, Great Benefits, Company Car Opportunity, Profit Sharing, 401K Match, Fun Enviornment

    Cons

    Long Hours, Few Upward Growth Opportunities the Higher You Go, Seem to Always be Staffing Issues

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Staff Accordingly and Do Not Only Worry About Bottom Line.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Fast paced, challenging inside sales quotas, customer service is important, but second to profits.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Group Sales Manager
    Former Employee - Group Sales Manager

    I worked at Enterprise Rent-A-Car full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great environment to learn how to operate a business from top to bottom. Fellow employees are wonderful to work with. The pay can be outstanding if you are able to be promoted beyond a branch manager. Great service line. You are truly working for the best in the industry.

    Cons

    The company mission statement has lost it's meaning since the founder is no longer making decisions. His son has put more emphasis on profits over happy employees and satisfied customers. It is a grind at all levels to completely blow away your previous years profit and expense containment numbers. Retention is completely out of control when the company loses ~ 45% of their front line office employees each month. It's hard to have consistently great numbers when you are always training newly hired staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put the old mission statement back in place and follow the original recipe that made the company so great. Employees really do come first then the customers will be even happier and profits will in fact take care of themselves.
    Dont ever forget where you came from.

  8.  

    Manger in training

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Management Trainee in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Management Trainee in Saint Paul, MN

    I have been working at Enterprise Rent-A-Car

    Pros

    Great growth opportunities, full benefits, fortune 500 company, little incentives like giftcards, snacks, lunches, good starting pay, great job starting out of college

    Cons

    long hours, inconcistent lunches, have to work some saturdays, have to out perform other employees to get promoted,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Management Trainee Intern

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Enterprise Rent-A-Car

    Pros

    Fast paced, great expereince and exposure to the business

    Cons

    Long hours, wash and detail cars in professional business attire.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Great stepping stone

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Providence, RI
    Current Employee - Intern in Providence, RI

    I have been working at Enterprise Rent-A-Car

    Pros

    Recognized training program, excellent experience, can be fun if you have a good manager

    Cons

    compensation, 50 work weeks, teaching yourself is a big part of the job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't get stressed out

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Enterprise a Chance for Success

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Management Trainee
    Current Employee - Management Trainee

    I have been working at Enterprise Rent-A-Car full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The best reasons to work here are starting salary, competitive environment, full benefits, building relationships, and everyone has been in your position from the CEO down. Your progress is solely based on your performance.

    Cons

    Working Long Hours, cleaning cars all weather, customer service is key to success need to completely satisfy all customers if you can not do that it is difficult.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I enjoy that I have met all the upper management in my region and we constantly have company get togethers that get us on first name basis. I do not know many companies that the regional managers know you by your first name,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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