LivingSocial
2.9 of 5 341 reviews
www.livingsocial.com Washington, DC 1000 to 5000 Employees

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should have spent more time by the watercooler and not at my desk doing work

Sales Associate (Current Employee)
Washington, DC

ProsFun work environment and co-workers are all really nice
Team leads are super helpful
Typical tech startup pros

ConsGoals dont reflect vast differences in market assignments
Communication is terrible
Training is terrible

Advice to Senior Management1) Turn Gchat off and do your job
2) Use your head....when you demand quantity your reps don't care about quality
3) Look into some of your (hotshots) almost everyone cheats the system and cooks their numbers (see #2)

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great opportunity, but not what it once was...

    Manager In Ops (Current Employee)
    Washington, DC

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


    Pros: Now: great benefits, fun culture, relaxed work environment, super awesome… Cons: The sad reality (that should have been anticipated) is that this was not the place I joined. What was once a company that was founded… Advice to Senior Management: I don't really know. It was a great ride, but I'm not sure… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Fantastic Hands On Internship

    Intern (Current Employee)
    Washington, DC

    I have been working at LivingSocial for less than a year


    Pros: Unlike the internships we've all heard of and dreaded, this program is on the opposite end of the spectrum. Although inclusive of biweekly intern meetings… Cons: The only con to my particular experience is not getting enough. I feel enough responsibility in my tasks to want to be there five days… Advice to Senior Management: I think it's time to push all units into one office. While the 15 minute walks are a… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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