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Entrepreneurs at Enterprise: Natalie M.

NatalieM_BranchIn 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.

Natalie M. started at Enterprise as an intern in 2017, then joined the Management Trainee Program. We asked Natalie to share her goals for the future and how she makes the most of every day on the job.

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France, football and forging a new career path

Neil HaferEven 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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Kids, cars and customer service

Nick Luccia_PhotoAnyone with kids can attest, traveling with little ones can be stressful.

Many parents have a plan of attack to wrestle their kids into car seats and make the ensuing drive a bit easier. There’s trusty Goldfish crackers, a lively Disney sing-along or a portable DVD player.

But what happens when your mom-mobile breaks down and ends up in the shop leaving you, and your five children, in the lobby of an Enterprise looking for a rental?

Leave it to Nick L., Branch Rental Manager in Tampa, to answer this question and calm a flustered parent while solving her transportation needs.

The customer thanked Nick by calling him her “guardian angel,” and she wrote a heartfelt letter of appreciation.

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Entrepreneurs at Enterprise: Michael H.

MikeH2-editedIn 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.

Michael H. joined the MT program in August 2017. As a newly promoted Management Assistant, we asked him to share his perspective on competition and cooperation, the mentors who motivate him and how he’s already using his experience to help new employees.

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Leaving a legacy (and a tie) in Brooklyn

2493 TiesAn Enterprise branch takes employee promotions to new heights.

One of the highest honors in sports happens when an athlete’s jersey number is retired. Their legacy is firmly enshrined as a part of the organization’s history, and their presence is remembered by all those who look up to the rafters.

For Javier L., former Branch Manager of the New York group’s flagship branch in the heart of Brooklyn, New York, that familiar ceremony served as a source of inspiration to recognize employees.

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Contagious Energy: MT Program Launches in Spain

Laura Truchado PicPleasant surprises. Exceptional training and support. Laura T.  has come to appreciate both these aspects of her everyday work environment as an Assistant Manager at the Enterprise home city branch in Móstoles, Spain.

Perhaps most surprising is the fact that she’s embraced a career in the car rental industry, after completing a degree in occupational therapy at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid. During her undergrad days, Laura worked part time for Enterprise at the airport. And somewhere along the way, she says, “Enterprise’s energy caught me!”

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Training Green

What a Southern California trainer has learned from teaching 100 new hire classes for Management Trainees

Sarah Buford_In ClassIn Southern California, it goes without saying that if you cross paths with Sarah B., you are in for a treat. The Group Talent Development Manager is a self-proclaimed loud and smiley person who sings in the hallways and is so passionate about Enterprise she claims to bleed green. All blood tests aside, she shares her enthusiasm for the brand by serving as one of the group’s trainers and just celebrated teaching her 100th new hire class of management trainees (MTs).

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Three generations of one family find job satisfaction at Enterprise

LarryBillKelseyIt’s not uncommon for Larry to encounter family business owners in his role as Account Executive for Enterprise Fleet Management in Colorado. When he does, his eyes light up.

“It makes an impact when I tell clients Enterprise is privately held…just like you are,” Larry says. “As a family-run business we understand how important it is to take care of our customers and to do the right thing – because we’re in it for the long haul.”

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Things I wish I knew: Howard Puterman, GM/VP

Howard Puterman“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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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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