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worked at company in london when starting up - talented people, great place to learn.

Former Intern - Intern in London, England (UK)
Former Intern - Intern in London, England (UK)

I worked at Groupon as an intern (Less than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

talented people when business was starting up, great atmosphere, dynamic and challenging. highly entrepreneurial. lots of responsibility. great brand name and huge business growth.

Cons

business model unsustainable, cut throat sales management. taking advantage of cheap labour through excessive use of interns of all ages - good for interns - bad for full timers.

Advice to Management

revise business model which is unsustainable, think about customers and clients welfare more.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Bad Experience at Groupon Brasil

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    International Environment, Coke, Coffee, good localization

    Cons

    Very bad people at Software department.

    Advice to Management

    Take a deep look at peoples CV and make some test to put someone inside the company.


  2. Fast-paced, inspiring, challenging

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The culture - hands-down. Everything is changing and moving so quickly, and in the beginning, your input was extremely important. It was amazing to be part of something that was growing so fast and changing the way people shopped online. There are so many opportunities to move around internally and management is great to find the right position for you.

    Cons

    The changes with commission, bonuses, overtime fluctuated too much - this is where a lot of inconsistency was. One month you had overtime then the next you didn't, then you had it again.


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