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Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff  in  Palo Alto, CA
Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Palo Alto, CA

I have been working at Groupon full-time for less than a year

Pros

Good benefits, perks and life-work balance

Cons

There is some need to improve HR management, because of the explosive growth.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    The editorial department is a dead end.

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    Current Employee - Staff Writer  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Staff Writer in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Groupon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    * Flexible work schedule.
    * Decent benefits.

    Cons

    * Passive-aggressive managerial style.
    * Inconsistent expectations.
    * No room to grow.
    * Significant amounts of unpaid overtime.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Burnt out job

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    Former Employee - Account Executive  in  Albany, NY
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Albany, NY

    I worked at Groupon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very laid back, casual environment

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectations, unobtainable and inconsistent sales goals, inconsistent and unfair commission structure, condescending managers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not everyone is meant to lead a sales team. Do not hire someone to manage because they have an Ivy League degree but that has never worked in sales or managed a team before.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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