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Helpful (2)

The editorial department is a dead end.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Staff Writer in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Staff Writer in Chicago, IL
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Groupon full-time (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.

Other Employee Reviews for Groupon

  1. Helpful (1)

    Burnt out job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Albany, NY
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Albany, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Groupon full-time (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 Management

    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.


  2. Helpful (4)

    Started GREAT!...Ending not so great...

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Groupon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Unlimited Vitamin Water, Mountain Dew and LaCroix -Fun atmosphere -Potential to make a good amount of money -Flexible vacation and time off policy -You MAY have an opportunity to be a Groupon hand model for Groupon Goods watches. Woo.

    Cons

    -Changes happen faster than a 1 year old's diaper -Your manager may have less experience, or no management experience at all. Many were promoted on the sheer fact that they exceeded goals in sales and wanted to be a manager -No resolution to any sort of issues you bring up...even after being persistent -Unrealistic sales goals and a commission structure that doesn't make any sense for reps that have been there for years, and have the most experience and strongest connections. -Lack of compassion or recognition to hard working and long term employees

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees when they have concerns and follow up with them on a resolution. If you don't, you will lose trust and commitment to the bloodline of Groupon...the salespeople.


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