The value of an internship

the value of an internshipAs college students head back to campus, about 2,000 students will enter academic halls with more knowledge than they could have learned from any textbook this summer — because they gained real-world experience by completing the Management Training internship program at Enterprise.

Take it from Management Intern Mitch L. Now a senior at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Mitch is grateful his experience surpassed his initial expectations.

Continue reading The value of an internship


College Colors Day


Spotlight on Service: Management Assistant Emilia O.

emiliaWhat happens when you desperately want to rent a Corvette, but your luggage won’t fit into the trunk compartment?

This particular snag actually happened for two ofManagement Assistant Emilia O.’s renters at theOrlando International Airport. Thanks to Emilia’s quick thinking, she had the husband and wife on the road in the car of their dreams in no time.

Continue reading Spotlight on Service: Management Assistant Emilia O.


Only in Alaska

alaskaMention “bear claw” around most Enterprise Rent-A-Car branches in the U.S., and people will probably assume you’re picking up pastries or donuts for a sales call on a local body shop.

Say “bear claw” in Alaska, and there’s a decent chance it means one of your vehicles is about to make a trip into the shop for repairs.

“I have yet to see a bear personally, but I have seen the claw marks a bear left on the side of one of our trucks—right here, on one of our lots in Anchorage,” says April K. Regional Rental Manager for the largest (not to mention wildest and coldest) state in the union.

Continue reading Only in Alaska


Spotlight on Training: Branch Rental Manager Zach P.

zackWorking his way up from an intern in 2011 to managing the O’Hare Airport location, Branch Rental Manager Zach P. credits much of his success to training – both classroom and on-the-job experiences.

“Training has not only helped me advance my career, it has helped me become a better manager and leader,” says Zach. “I’m now taking what I’ve learned and applying it in my day-to-day business operations.”

Continue reading Spotlight on Training: Branch Rental Manager Zach P.


Enterprising People: Branch Rental Manager Jabari P.

jabari“I owe a great deal to my General Manager Dan, who has been my mentor since I started with the company in 2012,” says Jabari P., Branch Rental Manager in Atlanta. “When I started as a Management Trainee, he took me to a lunch sponsored by 100 Black Men of DeKalb County. Dan asked me to serve as a liaison between the group and Enterprise.”

Vice President and General Manager Dan M. has supported 100 Black Men through Enterprise for the last six years. “I got Jabari involved with 100 Black Men because he has a drive and passion to not only succeed with Enterprise but has the leadership skills to take on these projects and represent the company well,” says Dan. “I also believe he is an exceptional young man who these young boys will look up to and connect with. He has been a top performer at Enterprise since day one.”

Continue reading Enterprising People: Branch Rental Manager Jabari P.


Toronto Group scores fifth consecutive win in Memorial Cup Tournament

torontoThe 12th annual Tony Barone Memorial Cup Tournament has become a tradition that pits Canada’s eight operating groups against each other as they vie for championship bragging rights in this spirited ice hockey tournament.

This year’s event took place in London, Ontario where teams competed in a round robin format with each team playing four games in two days to set up the final game.

Continue reading Toronto Group scores fifth consecutive win in Memorial Cup Tournament


One Word to Describe Enterprise: Leadership

arielleMy name is Arielle E. from Milwaukee, WI and my one word to describe Enterprise is Leadership. I’ve been developed in to a leader since I started in October 2014. Today, I lead my team in sales. I lead my team in urgency with customer service. I lead by example, one customer at a time by never wavering from our service standards. I lead because my company gives me the opportunity to be a leader. Through support from my team leaders, I’m well on my way to leading the next generation of #ERACers. At Enterprise, leading is just what we do.

One word. It’s that simple. GO.