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A home away from home

10.18.18.ErikaRMHCErika D. has a standing Sunday night group date which includes popcorn, fruit snacks and a movie.

But rather than a trip to her local theater, Erika’s movie venue of choice is the Ronald McDonald Family Room at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, and Erika’s weekly date is actually a volunteer shift.

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On the verge of a breakthrough

10.19.18.AlexU.LIEnterprise attracts employees from all walks of life. From student athletes to members of the military, employees are diverse, ambitious and talented. Alex U., an MT in Oregon, is no exception. Alex shares, in his own words, how he’s working to achieve success as both an author and Enterprise employee.

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Customer service, consistency, and the Contact Center

9.13.18.ContactCenterA day in the life of a Contact Center employee involves a telephone, computer and conversations with about 100 customers.

Interacting with that many personalities throughout the day takes a special skill set, and Erin M.’s Contact Center team members are masters of their trade.

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The Enterprise equation

9.6.18.JenS.LIFive years teaching + Patience (A passion to serve) = A new career.

When Jen S. first entered the workforce, her “customers” consisted of 20 vivacious 10-year-olds.

As an elementary school teacher in Chicago, Jen learned patience, developed an incredible work ethic and honed her communication skills.

Today, more than 12 years later, Jen is back in a classroom of sorts as a student –  learning the business as a Management Trainee at Enterprise in Ohio.

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Up the ladder and across the country

8.21.18.ElizabethR.LIElizabeth R. guides her career with eight words: “I interview for my next job every day.”

With that philosophy in mind, Elizabeth navigated her path at Enterprise from her start as an Area Accountant in Indiana to her current position on the Corporate Campus in St. Louis as Director of Business Administration for Global Franchising. The key to her progress was taking on new opportunities whenever and wherever they presented themselves.

“Being open to relocation helped expand the number of opportunities available to me,” Elizabeth explains. “Even though I was a little anxious about moving, I tried to look at how moving could set me up for future success and career advancement – it really put things into perspective.”

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Entrepreneurs at Enterprise: Bethany S.

7.27.18.BethanyS.LI.EHIn this interview series, we speak with employees who were nominated by their teams as having a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Entrepreneurship is a key indicator to success for employees starting their careers in the Enterprise Management Training (MT) Program.

Bethany joined the Management Training program in Houston last year. She shares how she made the switch from personal trainer to a career at Enterprise and what she’s learned so far about teamwork, a positive attitude, and using her entrepreneurial drive to find success at the company.

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Singing in St. Louis


7.17.18.KCC.LIAs a Senior Data Analytics Specialist, Bennett L. spends his days crunching numbers and translating them into understandable charts. You could say he is a master of Excel spreadsheets.

But on weekends, he masters sheets of a different type: music sheets.

Since 2015 Bennett has volunteered with the Kirkwood Children’s Chorale (KCC), a nonprofit educational organization which offers vocal training to young singers in second through 12th grades.

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Lunch with the USS Enterprise

7.20.18.USSEnterpriseLunch.LIThroughout his 15-year career with Enterprise, William T. has learned many valuable lessons, but one remains top-of-mind: take care of one another.

William started his career as a Management Trainee in South Florida. He successfully navigated a path through several promotions to where he currently sits as Director of Rental Replacement for the South Florida Operating Group.

William recently connected his Enterprise career with the brand’s namesake, the USS Enterprise, through a unique lunch encounter.

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Helping heroes get home

7.5.18.RabiaDid you know the Enterprise brand operates on more than 50 military bases throughout the U.S.?

In celebration of Independence Day, Bryan S., Director of Federal Government Sales, shares unique insight into military base branch operations while Rabia A., Assistant Manager at the Fort Polk military base branch in Vernon Parish, Louisiana, and Hope B., Branch Rental Manager, reflect on their experience of helping heroes get home for the holiday, and throughout the year.

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Paying it 4WARD through mentoring

6.28.18.4Ward.LIRik R., Account Executive for Fleet Management in Indianapolis, spends his time outside of work building a different type of enterprise – a nonprofit called 4WARD.

After his own mentorship experience, Rik was inspired to co-found 4WARD with his mentor as a way to pay it forward to other young men in his community.

And the rest is history.

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