Enterprising People: Group Rental Manager Rob Stuart

On the GO with Enterprise since 2005 

 

Where did you attend university?

Mount Allison University (Located in Sackville, NB)

 

What was your Major?

Political Science

 

Where are you from?

Halifax, NS

 

How did you hear about the Enterprise Management Training Program and what made you decide to apply? 

A friend that I went to university with recommended Enterprise.  I didn’t really have a plan coming out of university, but it looked like a great opportunity. 

 

Did you have any hesitations initially about working for a US-based, global company? If so, how did you overcome them?

None at all.  Enterprise is world renowned for its training program, as well as consistently ranked among the top places to work in Canada, the United States and around the world. 

 

Tell us about your career path with Enterprise.

I started as a Management Trainee in Calgary, AB.  I moved pretty quickly and was promoted to Branch Manager in Grande Prairie, AB within a year.  I moved back to Calgary as a Branch Manager about a year later, and after running multiple locations, I was promoted to Area Manager in Fort McMurray, AB.  After a year and a half in Fort McMurray I returned to Calgary once again as an Area Manager, and was then promoted to Group Rental Manager overseeing British Columbia. Overall I’ve had nine promotions in 11 years.

 

What do you like most about your career with Enterprise?

The people, the culture, the opportunities for advancement and the support from senior leadership.  

 

Do you have a memorable success story from your Enterprise career?

When I was first promoted to Area Manager I was in a very remote area that traditionally struggled with customer service. Within 12 months the team turned their customer service scores around and we had multiple promotions from the area. It was extremely rewarding. 

  

Why would you recommend a career at Enterprise?

Enterprise allows you to move up through the ranks rapidly. If you are successful you will always have opportunity for further advancement. You get what you put in.   

 

What makes a successful Enterprise employee?

A self-driven individual who is motivated to make themselves and the people around them better. Someone who is a great team player.

 

What types of charitable or volunteer efforts does your group participate in? 

We have a few big events in support of the United Way throughout the year.  In addition to this we work with our key accounts to get involved with organizations that matter to them and our employees within our communities. 

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The Enterprise Management Training Program is where you’ll unleash your career potential and hone your management skills. At Enterprise, you’ll be rewarded based on performance, not seniority. And, since we have established locations across Canada, you can build your career where you want to build it. go.enterprise.com/canada

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