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Helpful (1)

A fun place to work. In the beginning.

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Former Employee - Account Executive in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Account Executive in Houston, TX

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

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

Pros

The people are really nice although I worked remotely from home. Still enjoyed interacting with the folks in Chicago.

Cons

After the company went public, things changed. Company grew so fast that I became a small fish in a big pond.

Advice to Management

Promote based on results, not tenure.

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    A Happy Place

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Groupon

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It's fun and collaborative. Everyone sits in an open space, no offices. They support fun in the workplace and give us snacks!! This is the first place I've worked where employees are actual friends that hang out outside of the office. Maybe I'm lucky but my boss is supportive, listens to what I have to say and encourages my professional growth. I feel like I have an advocate in him.

    Cons

    The company is still very young and needs to iron out some processes, rules, regulations so everyone is on the same page and not getting a different answer to a question depending on who you ask.

    Advice to Management

    Keep acting like your "one of us" and being non-hierarchial. I may have made up that word, but you get my drift. Don't lose site of satellite offices just because we're the little guys. Get feedback from people on the ground and make sure communications reach them too.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Great startup culture with corporate perks

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Sales in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Groupon part-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Established companyl, personal growth and you learn a lot

    Cons

    Aggressive deadlines and goals, hard to keep a work- life balance and still meet the required goals

    Advice to Management

    Take care of the senior staff

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