Hertz Reviews

Updated Jul 31, 2020

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3.0
43%
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Hertz President & CEO Kathryn V. Marinello
Kathryn V. Marinello
616 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits; team oriented; locally managed branches(in 149 reviews)

  • "Great Environment, Great People to work with(in 143 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours and poor executive management(in 603 reviews)

  • "Upper Management does not realize challenges for customer facing employees(in 399 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Cool and it doesn't Hertz"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hertz full-time

    Pros

    Excellent bathrooms and coffee cups

    Cons

    too much money to spend

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  2. "I hope they can turn it around"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Project Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Hertz full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay, reasonable benefits, challenging work and opportunity to stretch yourself

    Cons

    Instability (in Chapter 11), terrible work/life balance, not all leaders "walk the talk"


  3. "Tough outlook"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Hertz full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Coworkers, decent hours for car sales

    Cons

    Bankruptcy. Challenging times, excessive paperwork, poor IT systems

  4. "Once past first stages of employment, great opportunity for growth"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Field Support Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hertz full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    management car privileges, fellow employees

    Cons

    razor thin margins and changing goals

  5. "ok"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Hertz Management Trainee in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hertz full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    easy job. get to drive new cars

    Cons

    customers, no cars, management sucks

  6. COVID-19
    Helpful (1)

    "Team Oriented"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Branch Manager 
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hertz full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits; team oriented; locally managed branches

    Cons

    Compensation vague, struggling for clarity post-bankruptcy; can be very long hours;

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  7. "The company is a joke"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Hertz full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    None none none none none

    Cons

    No life balance and you will be a utility person

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  8. "Don't believe the hype"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - MA II 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Hertz full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You get to test drive the nice cars, if your location is lucky enough to get them.

    Cons

    Management sucks. A lot of favoritism going on. Pay sucks for the amount of hours you put in a week, 45! The bonuses suck. It's literally not worth it unless you plan on becoming a BM but then you get abused by upper management and rude customers. Customers suck!

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  9. "Great Place to Learn and Grow"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hertz full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Training Program and good place to start a sales career

    Cons

    Lack of Support for Sales Representative and poor use of technology

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  10. "it's a good job but not career"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hertz full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    get a car to take home everyday as manger

    Cons

    no support from management from above. Always short staff

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