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"Awesome and fun work environment for Technical Geeks"

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Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Palo Alto, CA
Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Palo Alto, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Groupon full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

> Freedom to implement my ideas, follows agile software development, values employees
> Groupon values employees opinion and considers every feedback of all the employees and Takes Action!!!
> Awesome people to work with, you can expect a fast learning curve

Cons

Still growing, lack of resources in some areas

Advice to Management

>We need to follow and stick to some process in Software Development,
> Groupon needs to hire more people to man all projects and add additional people to critical projects.

Other Employee Reviews for Groupon

  1. "Account Executive"

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

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

    Pros

    Fast paced.
    Potential for making money.

    Cons

    Not a sustainable business model.

    Advice to Management

    Stop hiring BCG drop outs as management, utilize your internal employees more.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Lacking transparency & professionalism in sales"

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

    I have been working at Groupon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - casual
    - best name & resources in the daily deal space
    - working hard to improve management from the top-down

    Cons

    - spotty, sometimes unqualified direct management
    - very little career development & training
    - month-to-month quota
    - lack of transparency in quota setting & account distribution

    Advice to Management

    Unfortunately, it seems stock needs to be going in the right direction before hard effort is put into improving the specified problems.

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