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Review averages

  • 123 employees say

    Excellent (24)
    19.512195121951%
    Good (16)
    13.008130081301%
    Satisfactory (37)
    30.081300813008%
    Subpar (46)
    37.39837398374%
    2.61
  • 20 applicants say

    Excellent (6)
    30%
    Good (4)
    20%
    Satisfactory (5)
    25%
    Subpar (5)
    25%
    2.82

Company summary

Hertz operates the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly car rental brands in more than 11,000 corporate and licensee locations throughout 140 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand. Hertz is the largest worldwide airport general use car rental company with more than 1,700 airport locations in the U.S. and more than 1,300 airport locations internationally. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, NeverLost®, Carfirmations, Mobile Wi-Fi and unique vehicles offered through the Adrenaline, Dream, Family, Fun, Green and Prestige Collections set Hertz apart from the competition. Additionally, Hertz owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen Corporation, operates the Hertz 24/7 hourly car rental business and sells vehicles through its Rent2Buy program. The company also owns Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC), one of the largest equipment rental businesses with more than 355 locations worldwide offering a diverse line of equipment and tools for rent and sale. HERC primarily serves the construction, industrial, oil, gas, entertainment and government sectors.

Numbers

Employees

10,000+

Company info

Who we are

Products, services

Car Rental, Equipment Rental, Car Sharing

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Benefits

Our business has grown thanks to people who like people, and flourished because of the teamwork of employees who put pleasing the customer first and who take special pride in doing a job exceptionally well.

Our employees join us for a number of reasons. But no matter how different their backgrounds or diverse their duties, all face the new challenges of a fast-paced, demanding business. Those who best meet these challenges are the champions of our team and find a rewarding career where no two days are alike.

As a Hertz employee, you are eligible to participate in the Hertz Custom Benefits Program, which gives you an annual allowance of benefit dollars to buy the flexible benefits you need and includes:

  • Medical                                        
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment 
  • Long Term Disability
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

Eligibility varies, depending on your employment status. We also have some additional programs that employees can participate in:

  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Sick Days
  • Income Savings Plan
  • U.S. Savings Bonds
  • Employee Discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Location

Domestic locations

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For applicants

What we offer

What is special about working for us?

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If you're interested in our opportunities know that Hertz is guided in all that we do by our Vision, Mission and Values. These principles are the key to how we treat our employees, our customers, our business partners, and our shareholders.

Our Vision - We will be the global leader in mobility and equipment solutions.

Our Mission  -Our Mission is to be the lowest cost, highest quality and most customer focused rental company in every market we serve, creating value for our shareholders. We will achieve our Vision and Mission by focusing on, and balancing, customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, and asset management, with equal emphasis on efficiency and growth.
 
Our Values

P Passion & Professionalism
R Respect & Responsibility
 I Innovation & Integrity
D Diversity & Discipline
E Excellence & Execution

Definitions of our Values

Passion - Wanting to win now
Professionalism – Using our skills and expertise effectively and collaborating seamlessly
Respect - Valuing the contributions of each other and our partners
Responsibility - Being accountable for our decisions and actions
Innovation - Using imagination and initiative to drive growth and efficiency
Integrity - Acting ethically, fairly, honestly and transparently
Diversity - Making our differences a competitive advantage
Discipline - Applying processes to set and achieve our goals
Excellence - High quality performance to produce outstanding results
Execution - Following through and delivering on our promises

What else should applicants know about us?

We're one of the world's largest general use car rental brands, operating in 145 countries, with more than 61,000 employees and approximately 7,600 locations. Hertz has been an industry pioneer for more than 85 years and today we're a strong, driving force in the industry.

At Hertz Rent-A-Car, our careers are all about taking good care of people. We make sure they get where they need to go by providing the best quality and service in the industry. Our willingness to go the extra mile makes us # 1, and makes for a career with no limits.

Application advice

Expectations of applicants

What can you expect working for Hertz?

 

You will be encouraged to use your imagination and initiative to drive 
growth, efficiency and high quality performance to produce outstanding 
results. Join us on our journey to become the fastest, easiest and most 
valued operator in the global rental market.

Advice to applicants

Whether you're just starting your career or are an experienced manager searching for new challenges and rewards, Hertz offers a variety of exciting career opportunities.

If you're a motivated self-starter, if you thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, we can empower you to advance your career.

If you'd like to gain valuable industry insight, our entrepreneurial culture can give you on-the-job knowledge of growing a business from the ground up.

If you're searching for a fast-track development program where you can learn all aspects of the business and develop leadership skills, we can help you can create your own future.

At Hertz, we welcome talented and competitive people, and reward them with outstanding career development, personal growth and leadership opportunities. Join the winning team at a company whose reputation speaks for itself - join Hertz. 

Preferred application method

For U.S./Canada opportunities please visit our jobs site>>

Reviews for Hertz

Reviews - What employees say

2.61 Employees say
2.82 Applicants say
  • 16.Aug 2017
  • Employee

Company culture

Very hectic. Lack of organization.

  • 15.Aug 2017
  • Employee

Company culture

Leadership is totally outdated. Worked for an airport manager you said to me he expect more out of me because I am an AS. Why would a manager say that. My counterpart was a Caucasian manager

Support from Management

No support at all will find fault in you not their entire leadership system. Will send your job without notice.

Teamwork

None

Level of Autonomy

None

Communication

Needs serious work

  • 10.Aug 2017
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • to be more progressive and successful stop being yes men for the sole reason of self-preservation

Review averages

  • 123 employees say

    Excellent (24)
    19.512195121951%
    Good (16)
    13.008130081301%
    Satisfactory (37)
    30.081300813008%
    Subpar (46)
    37.39837398374%
    2.61
  • 20 applicants say

    Excellent (6)
    30%
    Good (4)
    20%
    Satisfactory (5)
    25%
    Subpar (5)
    25%
    2.82

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2.64
143 reviews

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