Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Our story. Discover how you can help write the next chapter.

Enterprise started life as a small business. Now it’s one of the largest “small” businesses in the world, with 10,000+ branches globally, an annual turnover of more than $22.3 billion and the biggest rental car fleet on the planet.

What is it that drives our ongoing success? Without doubt, it’s our people. From our senior leaders to our apprentices, we give everyone the freedom to explore their potential, and the opportunities they need to rise to new challenges and take their skills to the next level – because their growth is what makes our growth possible.

Nowhere is this philosophy better illustrated than in our approach to internships and graduate careers. When people join us on our award-winning Graduate Management Training Programme, we empower them to start contributing right from the word go. It helps that we are divided up into thousands of smaller, local branches, so our graduates can gain experience of running their own business in as little as two years.

The other great thing about Enterprise is that we’re still in private family ownership. This allows us to look forward even more confidently to the future, providing the stability we need to pursue the long-term good for our customers, our business and our employees. Join us on our Graduate Programme, and you'll be one of the new generation helping us write the next chapter of our success story.

Women thrive at Enterprise
As a Times Top 50 Employer for Women for 13 years running, we've created a work environment where all kinds of women can thrive.

We are proud to be helping women break all kinds of stereotypes. With the support of both management and their peers, women here are encouraged to pursue new opportunities and rise to new levels in their career. From career support to flexibility for major life events like maternity leave, we ensure that women have what they need to succeed.

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Case Studies

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  • Name: Heidi Edgley
  • Role: Branch Manager
  • Joined: 2015
  • University: University: University of Sussex
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science, Geography

"There are so many exciting prospects at Enterprise..."

Description:

I've been with Enterprise for just over three years and I'm currently the Manager of our Haywards Heath branch. Like the vast majority of my colleagues, as well as our current CEO, I started out as a Management Trainee on the Graduate Programme.

What brought me here is the customer service aspect of the job. It is something I've always really loved and thought it important in a business, so seeing how integral it was to Enterprise really drove me to apply. If you enjoy your job, your customers are going to be happy too, and that's something Enterprise values from their employees.

Enterprise is also a company that believes in rewarding your efforts, and they really look after you. It's one of reasons why it has been included in The Times' "Top 50 Places where Women Want to Work" for 13 years in a row, as well as being voted TARGETJobs Graduate Employer of the Year in 2013 and 2016, and included in the first and second ever Social Mobility Employer Indexes.

For somebody considering joining Enterprise, I'd tell them it's a great opportunity. If you're after career progression, you've come to the right place. In just over three years I've already been promoted four times and I'm now running my own branch. There are so many exciting prospects at Enterprise and you just don't know where you could end up.

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  • Name: Catrin Morgan
  • Role: Business Development Manager
  • Joined: 2005

"... everybody at Enterprise has started as a graduate, that makes Enterprise truly unique."

Description:

My Story:

From the time I joined, more than 13 years ago, it was clear that Enterprise were here to help me succeed, as long as I matched their dedication to push myself and my career. Enterprise have created a brilliant career structure where career-minded women like me are encouraged to thrive.

Like many others before me, I joined as a Management Trainee on the Graduate Programme. Several promotions later, including being a Branch Manager for a while, I was promoted to my current role as Business Development Manager.

Whilst you learn a lot on the job in general, I have to thank my mentors who have helped me to develop a deeper insight into different areas of the business and provided me with a lot of opportunities to grow, both professionally and personally. It’s this focus on training and development, plus the fact that virtually everybody at Enterprise has started as a graduate, that makes Enterprise truly unique.

Training & Profiles

Management Training Programme
Our Management Training Programme allows you to develop the skills you'll need to move into senior management. With our help, you'll hone your talents in key areas such as sales and marketing, customer service and finance. It's entirely possible to be a Branch Manager within just two years of starting, and it really is up to you how fast you move up.

Our career progression
Throughout the scheme, there's a series of carefully monitored tests and evaluations, after which you'll receive pay increases, rewards, and more opportunities for promotion, working your way up to Branch Manager, then Area Manager, City Manager and beyond. You'll also have the opportunity to specialise if you find an area of the business you're particularly interested in, such as HR, Marketing or Finance.

Application Procedure

Application Procedure
We recruit people on an on-going basis throughout the year. So whenever you’re ready to apply, we’re ready to talk to you. Our application process is very straightforward and it’s as much about giving you the opportunity to get to know us as your chance to shine.

Application form
To take your first step with us, all you need to do is fill out the online application form. It won’t take long – less than 30 minutes. It’ll tell us more about you, and whether you have the competencies we need.

Phone interview
After your application, we’ll aim to be in touch within 48 hours. One of our recruitment team will call you to learn more about you and your application, and find out if you have what we’re looking for.

Meet a recruiter
If you’re successful at the phone interview stage, one of our recruiters will contact you and arrange to meet in person. This is a chance for us to find out even more about you and for you to ask any questions you may have about our opportunities.

Visit a branch
Next you’ll be invited to visit one of our branches for an interview with the branch manager. There will also be an opportunity for you to meet some of our branch colleagues.

Assessment day
The final stage is your assessment day. As well as giving you more insight into what life is like at Enterprise, it will also give you the chance to shine in a number of group and solo exercises.

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How do I apply online?
Click on the Latest Jobs tab to view our latest vacancies. Once there, complete the forms and we’ll be in touch with you shortly.

How long does it take to apply online?
Your initial application should take less than 30 minutes to complete. It’s a good idea to have an electronic copy of your CV handy, so you can copy and paste the relevant parts into the application form.

Do I have to fill in the online application form? Can't I just send you a copy of my CV?
Yes, you need to complete the online application. It actually makes it easier for both of us. It means you can update your personal and employment information whenever you wish, and we can assess you application much quicker than if you applied by using a CV.

What is the next step, after I've applied online?
You can read more about our application process here.

What exactly does the Management Training Programme involve?
When you join us as a Management Trainee, you’ll start off by taking part in a classroom-based orientation session, before being assigned to a branch office for some hands-on business training. This will include management skills, finance, marketing, operations, sales, and customer service. You’ll also learn valuable business skills from capable mentors who were once in your shoes. And within a year you could be promoted to Assistant Manager. From then on, you’ll also receive a percentage of the profits generated by your branch, which means you could earn more, thanks to our performance-based culture.

What qualifications do I need to get on the management training programme?
We’re ideally looking for university graduates, but will also consider applications from non-graduates if you have experience gained in a previous customer service, management or sales role. Either way, you should be interested in management, sales as well as working with people. A strong work ethic, good communication skills and enjoying working as part of a team are also essential to this role.

What is the deadline for applications?
We recruit people on an on-going basis throughout the year. So whenever you’re ready to apply, we’re ready to talk to you.

Why do I need a driving licence to work for Enterprise Rent-A-Car?
We require employees for our placement and management programmes to have a full licence for the country in which they are working. That’s because a portion of the role involves being on the road – making sales calls, picking up customers and going to visit customers. If you don’t have a licence because of a disability, we are certainly able to accommodate you. Please contact your nearest Enterprise Rent-A-Car recruiting team who will be able to help you.

What does the Enterprise Graduate Training involve?

When you join Enterprise as a graduate management trainee, you'll start off by taking part in a classroom-based orientation session, before being assigned to a branch office for some hands-on business training. This will include management skills, finance, marketing, operations, sales, and customer service. You'll also learn valuable business skills from capable mentors who were once in your shoes. Within a year you could be promoted to assistant manager. From then on, you'll also receive a percentage of the profits generated by your branch.

What is the deadline for the Enterprise Graduate Scheme?

Enterprise recruit people on an on-going basis throughout the year. So whenever you're ready to apply, they're ready to talk to you.

Why do Enterprise prefer to hire employees with a university degree?

Enterprise are a lot more than just renting cars. When you begin your career as a management trainee, you will find that you were hired to learn how to run your own business. In a relatively short period of time, you'll be making crucial business decisions on your own and learning all aspects of running a business.