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Hertz Calgary Reviews

Updated June 13, 2017
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Calgary, AB (Canada)

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Hertz President & CEO Kathryn V. Marinello
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  • Poor work/life balance almost expected at smaller location (in 187 reviews)

  • Expect to work really long hours if you are in finance or accounting (in 507 reviews)

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  1. "Decent job"

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    Former Contractor - Vehicle Service Attendant in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Contractor - Vehicle Service Attendant in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Hertz as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Always something to do
    - Great colleagues
    - The atmosphere was very nice
    - Managers were very pleasing to work with.

    Cons

    - Nothing is done about slackers
    - At times, operations would be disorganized and blames are shifted towards the wrong employee(s)
    - You pick up after someone else's slack (slow to work/horrible job done/etc.)


  2. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Counter Sales Representative in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Counter Sales Representative in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great co workers, I worked at the Calgary Airport. Lots of opportunities to make money if you can really sell Hertz's additional products. Learnt alot about the car rental industry.

    Cons

    lack of fleet management during peak times. late shifts till 1:30am in the morning

    Advice to Management

    provide more cars to the airport to effectively compete with fellow rental companies

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Love my work"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    People are great to work with. The hours and bosses are flexible

    Cons

    The wages are garbage. You will have to work two jobs minimum to survive.

    Advice to Management

    PAY.YOUR.EMPLOYEES MORE SO THEY AFFORD. TO.LIVE


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Agent"

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    Current Employee - Rental Sales Agent in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Rental Sales Agent in Calgary, AB (Canada)

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

    Pros

    High Commissions possible
    Cheap Car Rental for Employee
    Good Health Benifits

    Cons

    No Structured Management, Low Appreciation
    Still worked to be good environment if you are determined

    Advice to Management

    Be positive and keep encouraging the employee


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Equipment rental division"

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    Former Employee - Yard/Warehouse in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Yard/Warehouse in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Non-management co-workers committed to doing best job despite negative culture.

    Cons

    Culture of blame; non-transparency with spinoff of equipment division


  6. "Great company to advance your career"

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    Former Employee - Distribution Manager in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Distribution Manager in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hertz full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of career opportunities, Fast paced environment, great people to work with, management is great

    Cons

    Lots of working hours, not enough resources to satisfy all the customers.

    Advice to Management

    Should really appreciate employee contributions because great people makes a great company


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