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    30+ days ago

    Be part of a team whose mission is devoted to providing customers with the ultimate local search experience. We're looking for a Software Developer to join this team—see below for more details!

    Software Developer-Pull - Jobs at Groupon

    We're a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. We're reinventing the traditional small business world by providing merchants with a suite of products and services, including customizable deal campaigns, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions to help them attract more customers and run their operations more effectively.

  • Groupon update
    30+ days ago

    Groupon is looking for sharp, sales-savvy individuals to join our Product Development Sales team in our brand-new Phoenix, Arizona office. This is a great entry-level opportunity for those with a tenacious spirit with cold calling, a love of local business, and an appreciation of alliteration.

    Product Development Sales Representative - Phoenix - Jobs at Groupon

    Product Development Sales Representatives highlight the best possible opportunities for our consumers by partnering with in-demand merchants in order to expand and deepen their connection with consumers in their market. By utilizing a variety of Groupon services and products, Sales Representatives help businesses increase and calibrate customer traffic.

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Groupon – Why Work For Us?

Who We are, How We Work

We provide a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events.

Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward.  We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.

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We view culture as a composite of our mission and values. A tremendous source of pride for us, our culture is inclusive of the work we do, and how we do it. Embracing change, thinking long-term, and continuously making decisions grounded in customer worship are a few tenets we live by. Surprise is key for us too, and that manifests in numerous areas, though most noticeably in our Editorial voice. We think taking our jobs seriously while not taking ourselves too seriously can be a healthy way to grow as a company.

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Locations
In North America, we have our headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, a burgeoning office in Seattle, and a product development center in Palo Alto, California. Additional locations are our ideel office in New York, a newly-opened sales office in Phoenix, Arizona, and our tech-based San Francisco location. All locations are accessible by public transportation or private teleportation. Additionally, some teammates work from home offices in many Groupon markets.

Open Positions
Check out our currently available jobs, and if any appear to be a good match, please let us know by applying. We have hiring teams dedicated to each category below so that every application can be reviewed by relevant human eyes. If our team has interest in learning more, they will reach out directly. Thank you for stopping by.

Groupon Grassroots and Employee Volunteer Program

 

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A new way to discover local causes, rally together, and lend a helping hand

Groupon Grassroots is our philanthropic arm featuring a wide variety of great local projects that subscribers can support. Every campaign connects consumers with enough people to achieve something awesome they couldn't have done alone. While Groupon helps build local businesses in each market, Groupon Grassroots helps support the communities where these business flourish.

In addition to helping these great causes through our consumers, our employees regularly get a chance to participate in projects themselves. We have also formed a Green Committee that works to keep our workplace sustainable, from getting rid of trash cans to providing reusable mugs for coffee and drinks.

Groupon’s Employee Volunteer Program is how we harness our collective employee power for positive change. Groupon employees regularly volunteer their time, skills and creative insights to help those in need and to help have a measurable impact on growing local economies, promoting distinctive communities and deepening our customers’ attachment to place.  Groupon is uniquely positioned to address a wide range of needs and issues in diverse communities due to the range of skills and talents our diverse staff hold—if there’s a need, we can fill it. 

  • Health Insurance 
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Vision Insurance 
  • Disease-curing fountain to cut down on sick days 
  • Life Insurance 
  • AD&D Insurance 
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • 401k 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Flexible Hours 
  • Bring your motorcycle to work day 
  • On-site Café 
  • Office Shuttles
  • Fitness Benefits 
  • Public Transportation Benefits 
  • Paid New Parent Leave Program 
  • Family Leave Benefits
  • Sense of Joy 
  • No dress code
  • Employee Assistance Program

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Groupon full-time (More than 3 years)

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    Pros

    If you do what you're supposed to do, hit your numbers and don't let your foot off the pedal, there's a tremendous growth opportunity at this company. They're very generous with commissions and bonuses. We're working with several hundred people, on three floors, so it's a very lively atmosphere to be in. The culture is very laid back, the managers are extremely helpful and literally vouch for you each time and overall it's a fun place to be at.

    Cons

    The constant changes takes a toll on your daily activities. There has been changes, almost every other quarter, regarding payment structures, commissions, hierarchy, management, daily expectations, goals, performance reviews, etc. It's very hard to keep up.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing. Try to minimize changes as soon as you settle with some.


Groupon Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
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    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Groupon (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    Applied through a school program, so I submitted my resume through them, waited about a month and got an interview. Scheduled it with recruiting via email, went to Chicago headquarters and interviewed with four people at varying levels in the department. The interview itself took about two hours and I didn't see any of the office but the room I was interviewing in and the lobby. Heard back from them two weeks later.

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Groupon Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality , Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, 2014
Top 50 Generation Y Employers Chicago , Brill Street + Company, 2013
Employees’ Choice - 50 Best Places to Work , Glassdoor, 2012
Most InDemand Employers , LinkedIn, 2012
America's Ideal Employers 2012 , Universum, 2012
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Additional Info

Website www.groupon.com
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 2008
Type Company - Public (GRPN)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Amazon.com, Google, Facebook

Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is a global leader of local commerce and the place you start when you want to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company’s global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world. Shoppers discover the best a city has to offer on the web or on mobile with Groupon Local ... More

Mission: The place you start when you want to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.

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