Even though Neil H. is 26 years into his Enterprise career, one thing reigned loud and true since the day he started – an enduring interest to move abroad and take on new roles no matter the country, city or Operating Group.
Recently promoted to Vice President and General Manager of France, Neil has established himself as a proven leader with a keen ability to work across cultures with unwavering commitment to customer service and operational excellence.
We asked Neil to share his thoughts on the new role and his interesting career path.
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There’s something spectacular about the bond between a mother and her daughter.
These are the emotions Campus Manager Lynn M. evokes for her daughter, Molly S.
What makes their bond extra special? They share a second family together: Enterprise.
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Bridget L., GM of the Southeast England group, shares the advice she would give herself as a Branch Manager.
Bridget’s 18-year Enterprise career has spanned five Groups, three time zones and two continents. She worked as a Branch Manager in the Chicago group and then took roles in South Florida, Seattle and San Francisco. In 2015 she made her biggest move yet, heading across the pond as General Manager in the Southeast England/London group.
Here’s the advice she’d give her younger self:
Continue reading Things I Wish I Knew: Bridget L., General Manager
Kyle Z. recently attended a meeting that could make or break the possibility of a college football career — just not for him.
Kyle, an Area Manager with the Southwest Florida group, already had his heyday as a Division I college athlete. So what led him to attend a parent/teacher conference at Fort Myers High School? The opportunity to advocate for his Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) little brother, Nate.
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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
“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
In this ongoing series of “Five Questions” blogs, we ask five questions of various members of the Enterprise leadership team to get their perspective on the business. In this edition, we sat down with Craig K., Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President.
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As calendar years go, this past one turned out to be aptly named: ’16 – the year of 16,000 promotions (16,233 to be exact). The total number of internal promotions for the year grew an impressive 8.2 percent over 2015.
“Enterprise was founded on a promote-from-within philosophy when my grandfather Jack Taylor started this business nearly 60 years ago,” says EVP and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Chrissy Taylor. “What’s amazing is to see all the new opportunities that continue to blossom as we grow as a global organization. We’re building the next generation of business leaders, and I’m excited about what’s ahead.”
Continue reading Looking back…on a banner year for career advancement