Going from trainee to Area Manager in four years isn’t easy, but Enterprise provided me with the support structure that enabled me to thrive. It all boils down to the company’s attitude to progression: if you’re ready to embrace the opportunities given to you, Enterprise will help you succeed.
From the time I joined Enterprise 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. I have been mentored by some true legends along the way, but I’m also proud to say that I’ve been creating my own legacy too.
I’ve taken two years of maternity leave since joining Enterprise on the graduate programme. But it hasn’t slowed my career progression one bit. Find out how Enterprise gave me the opportunity to have a great career without sacrificing family.
I knew that I wanted the chance to contribute to the business and be appreciated by those around me during my placement year. Eight months in and I am still being surprised by the opportunities that I am being given.
In my 19-year career at Enterprise, I chose to look at my dyslexia not as a hidden disability, but as different way of approaching problems. I credit this belief as the reason to my success: I started out washing cars, and I’m now the Head of Risk for my area.
After her industrial placement Louise spent her final year of university working part time for Enterprise. She was pleased to return after graduating and she has been promoted several times since. Here she shares the secrets of her success.
While at Enterprise, I took advantage of the opportunities I created for myself: moving up the career ladder by working across departments, as well as move across the country. I couldn’t have done it without the support of my family. This is how I did it.