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Pedal pusher

Pedal.Pusher.Group38.fight.cancerWhen a distinguished physician in Ohio decided there wasn’t enough funding for cancer research, he took matters into his own hands and decided to do something about it.

From one physician’s passion came the Pelotonia bike race. The fundraising event began in 2008 in Columbus, Ohio and is a three-day experience which includes cycling, entertainment and volunteerism. Since the event began, more than $130 million has been raised for life-saving cancer research efforts at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute.

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Rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey

Harvey.FB.4On Aug. 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey swept through Southeast Texas devastating everything and everyone in its path. As one of the strongest storms to hit the U.S. in 12 years, the damage and rainfall left thousands homeless and businesses destroyed.

While many sat glued to their TVs watching the powerful storm sweep across communities in Texas, for Enterprise employees in Houston – the storm was a reality they couldn’t escape – and made a lasting impact they will never forget.

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Recognition fuels growth

Referrals help fuel successA 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.

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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.

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Tips to finding an inspirational mentor

James+and+John_500wideAlign yourself with positive people.

That’s advice James Callaham frequently gives to employees he mentors.

It wasn’t long ago that James was a mentee himself, receiving inspiration, motivation and encouragement from Enterprise leaders.

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Things I wish I knew: Art Turner, GM/VP

Art Turner GM VP 2017.2“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.

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Savannah employee climbs world-rankings in shot put

savannah employee climbs world-rankings in shot putOne-point-four meters. About four and half feet. It’s all that separates Rick E. from his cherished goal: To proudly wear “USA” on his chest as a member of the national team at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

Rick is well on his way today—fresh off the national championship he won in June as a shot-putter in the F34 classification. His best throw: 8.1 meters. Good enough for the 50-year-old to top many much-younger competitors, but still a little shy of the 9.5 meter distance needed to climb into the top ten rankings worldwide—and earn his trip to Tokyo.

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In their shoes

In their shoes.Colone.E628VD.2Many employees try to put themselves in a customer’s shoes in order to provide the best service possible.

Edwin C., a Management Trainee in New York – took this philosophy to a new level. In fact, the customer was so impressed that she wrote a letter of recognition commending Edwin’s superb service.

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100,000 Employees Milestone [Infographic]

From the very beginning, Enterprise Holdings has been a family. Founded by Jack Taylor in 1957, with just three employees, we’ve always operated under a simple philosophy – “Take care of your customers and your employees first, and growth and profits will follow.” 60 years later, we continue to do things Jack’s way. And like most families, we’ve gone through some changes. We’ve added to our portfolio of brands. We’re more deeply rooted in our communities. We’ve expanded to a global stage. And now we’re proud to announce we’ve reached 100,000 employees worldwide. Continue reading 100,000 Employees Milestone [Infographic]