Our dedication to the military comes to life in our support of and affiliations with organizations making a positive impact on the lives of veterans, as well as our recognition as a top military employer. We partner with several national programs to hire transitioning military personnel, veterans, members of the National Guard and Reserve, and military spouses.
Veteran Jobs Mission
The Veteran Jobs Mission is a coalition of over 200 companies committed to hiring 1 million military veterans. Enterprise Holdings joined the Veteran Jobs Mission in 2011 to show our commitment to helping military personnel and veterans lead successful lives after their military service. Together, the Veteran Jobs Mission companies have hired more than 300,000 veterans to date, more than triple the original goal. Building on this momentum, the Veteran Jobs Mission has raised its goal. In total, the companies pledge to hire 1 million U.S. military veterans.
For more information, visit www.veteranjobsmission.com.
Joining Forces Travel Industry Coalition
Joining Forces is a national initiative supported by the White House that is dedicated to connecting our servicemen and women, veterans and military spouses with the resources needed to find jobs. The coalition works to highlight workforce potential and expand employment and career development opportunities. Enterprise Holdings and other companies in the travel industry formed this coalition to show our support for our heroes.
For more information, visit http://www.whitehouse.gov/joiningforces
Secretary of Defense Freedom Award
The Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award is the highest recognition given by the Department of Defense to employers for their support of their employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve. Enterprise Holdings was honored to win the Freedom Award in 2005 and join a prestigious list of employers who have won the award.
For more information, visit www.freedomaward.mil/
Military Times Best for Vets: Employers
The Military Times organization, comprising Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times, is the trusted source for news and information for service members and their families. Each year, the publication evaluates and identifies companies with corporate cultures and policies that support vets and names them “Best for Vets: Employers.” Enterprise Holdings was honored to be recognized in 2014 as a great fit for military veterans and spouses.
For more information, visit www.militarytimes.com/bestforvets-employers2014
U.S. Veterans Magazine Top Veteran-Friendly Company
U.S. Veterans Magazine was created to support the troops and provide the latest information and guidance to their readers. The magazine annually evaluates employer initiatives and supplier opportunities for veterans and creates a “best of” list. Enterprise Holdings was proudly identified as one of the “Best of the Best” Top Veteran-Friendly Companies in 2013 and 2016. And in 2014, we were named a Top Supplier Diversity Program.
For more information, visit www.usveteransmagazine.com
Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
The ESGR was established in 1972 by the Department of Defense with the mission to gain and maintain active support from all public and private employers for the men and women of the National Guard and Reserve. Enterprise Holdings has shown our commitment to our employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve by providing a pay differential when called to active duty. Enterprise Holdings has been recognized by the ESGR for our support through the following awards:
- ESGR Freedom Award 2005
- ESGR Patriot Award 2005 & 2012
- ESGR Extraordinary Employer Support Award 2012
For more information, visit www.esgr.org
G.I. Jobs magazine Military Friendly Employer
G.I. Jobs magazine created the Military Friendly Employer designation to recognize companies that have great programs and opportunities for veterans and military spouses. Enterprise Holdings was recognized in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 as a Military Friendly Employer for our strong military recruiting efforts, percentage of new hires with military experience, retention programs and our policies on National Guard and Reserve service.
For more information, visit www.militaryfriendly.com
G.I. Jobs magazine Military Friendly Spouse Employer
G.I. Jobs magazine created the Military Friendly Spouse Employer designation to recognize companies that have great programs and opportunities for military spouses. Enterprise Holdings was recognized in 2016 as the No. 7 Military Friendly Spouse Employer for our strong military spouse recruiting efforts, percentage of military spouse new hires and retention programs.
For more information, visit https://militaryfriendly.com/
Military Spouse Employment Partnership
Enterprise Holdings is an approved partner of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, or MSEP. MSEP expands career opportunities for military spouses among companies that are eager to hire them. It provides companies like Enterprise with direct access to military spouses seeking career opportunities and connects spouses to employers who are actively recruiting. MSEP achieved a major milestone in 2016 with more than 100,000 military spouses hired.
For more information, visit https://msepjobs.militaryonesource.mil/msep/
CivilianJobs.com Most Valuable Employers for Military
CivilanJobs.com, an online resource for military veterans to connect to civilian careers, annually names U.S. companies as a Most Valuable Employer (MVE) for Military. The MVE designation recognizes employers for their recruiting, training and retention plans that best serve military service members and veterans. Enterprise Holdings was honored to be included on the MVE list for 2015.
For more information, visit www.civilianjobs.com
In 2015, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation announced a $3 million commitment to the Fisher House Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides free or low-cost lodging to the families of veterans receiving treatment at military medical centers.
The donation will be distributed as three annual $1 million gifts. Each year, $750,000 of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation’s $1 million donation will be earmarked for the Heroes’ Legacy Scholarship program. The remaining $250,000 will be allocated for building homes on the grounds of major military and Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers throughout the U.S.
For more information, visit www.fisherhouse.org
Keys to Progress
Our Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand proudly joins forces with Progressive Insurance and the National Auto Body Council (NABC) in donating fully restored vehicles and six-month insurance policies to military veterans and their families. Called Keys to ProgressSM , this annual, one-day event is held at Progressive Service Centers across the country and is a special NABC Recycled Rides project. These vehicles make a positive difference by helping make life better for those who dedicate their lives to helping us.
Here’s the story of one of the 2015 Keys to Progress recipients.
USAA Supplier VETS Recognition Award
The USAA Supplier VETS Recognition Award is given to USAA suppliers who support the military through programs, initiatives, community involvement, activities and policies that focus on veterans. Enterprise Holdings was recognized in 2015 – the fourth consecutive year – for our strong commitment to the military and exemplifying the USAA core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity. In 2014 we were also honored with the Going Above and Beyond award, for helping USAA's property and casualty team achieve its strategic priorities by providing exceptional customer service to USAA members.
For more information, visit www.usaa.com.
Lee Anderson Veteran and Military Spouse Employment Award Finalist
Enterprise Holdings was named a finalist for the Hiring Our Heroes Lee Anderson Veteran and Military Spouse Employment Award. Enterprise Holdings was nominated because of our efforts to connect veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses with meaningful employment opportunities both within our company and throughout the private sector.
For more information, visit www.uschamberfoundation.org/hiring-our-heroes