Chris, a Talent Acquisition Specialist in Tulsa, Oklahoma, gained important insights from his mentor, Mike. Mike, Shared Services Director in Tulsa, mentored Chris for almost a year starting in 2016.
“Mike manages three departments, so working with him gave me the opportunity to speak to someone who sees solutions at a higher level,” Chris says. “Gaining his perspective helped me understand how an upper-level manager addresses issues and finds opportunities.”
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Hindsight is 20/20. But one of the benefits of Enterprise’s promote-from-within culture is knowing company leaders all started from the same place as branch employees early in their careers. They’ve seen the same things, dealt with the same issues and faced the same fears.
So who better to impart some words of wisdom than people who have been in those shoes?
We asked two General Managers with more than 60 years of combined experience to share advice they wish they could tell themselves earlier in their careers.
Continue reading Things I Wish I Knew: Susie and Paul, General Managers
Enterprise employees in central Alabama empower future female leaders.
Fifteen years ago when Ashley H. first participated in Enterprise’s annual United Way campaign she directed her contribution to Girls Inc., a United Way member agency. At the time, she had no idea it would later lead to her operating group having a larger focus on mentoring young women.
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A couple of years out of college, Katie R. had already learned a few things about what she wanted in a career—and perhaps just as importantly, what she didn’t.
“I just wasn’t fulfilled,” she says of the entry-level corporate human resources position she landed upon finishing a post-grad management degree. After two years she decided to leave and went to work as a bar and restaurant manager in Sudbury, Ontario.
Continue reading Recognition fuels growth
“If only I knew then what I know now…”
Hindsight is 20/20. But one of the benefits of Enterprise’s promote-from-within culture is knowing company leaders all started from the same place as branch employees just beginning their careers. They’ve seen the same things, dealt with the same issues and faced the same fears.
Continue reading Things I wish I knew: Art Turner, GM/VP
Regional Vice President Inez F. has many accolades associated with her name: She was the first female Branch Manager to oversee Enterprise’s airport operation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; she was one of 90 U.S. employees selected to participate in Enterprise Holdings’ first North American Corporate Minority Forum; and she served on the North American Diversity/Career and Family Focus Team.
Continue reading The making of a mentor
Kelley H. strongly believes in achieving excellence. That belief – and his commitment to it – paid off in a big way.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) recently announced Kelley earned the prestigious Auto Care Association World Class Technician Award.
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In a recent USA Today article, columnist Steve Strauss asked the question, What makes someone a great entrepreneur? Among the many successful business leaders he spoke with at the EY Strategic Growth Forum / Entrepreneur of the Year Awards was Andy Taylor, Executive Chairman of Enterprise Holdings. Here is how the writer describes their discussion:
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“I cannot think of a better way to have spent my summer than being a part of the Enterprise Accounting department! I have gained a lot of insight into business operations as well as accounting functions.
Even as an intern I was given opportunities to make decisions that matter.
Continue reading Day in the Life: Enterprise Intern Aye M.
In our ongoing series of “Five Question” blogs, we recently sat down with Jane H., Senior Vice President of Southeast Operations, to chat about her thoughts on leadership, her new role, and what advice she has to share from her 30 year career at Enterprise.
You recently became Senior Vice President of Southeast Operations. What excites you about this opportunity and what are you looking forward to in your new role?
Continue reading Five Questions: Senior Vice President Jane H.