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Groupon Careers

Chicago, IL
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public (GRPN)
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
At Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN), we're on a mission to become the daily habit in local commerce. We're connecting people to a vibrant, global marketplace for local services and experiences. In the process, we’re impacting the lives of ... Read more

Mission: We're building strong communities through thriving small businesses.

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2012 (#40)

Company Updates

  • Everyone loves to ask us what it's like to work at Groupon. With offices in 16 countries, sometimes it can be hard to describe, so we asked our staff. Here's what they said:

  • We're proud to have made Glassdoor's list of 10 Great Companies Hiring in Chicago! #TeamGroupon

    10 Great Companies Hiring in Chicago

    Chicago. Chi-Town. The Windy City. Whatever you call it, there's no denying that this dynamic Midwestern town has a strong economy with virtually endless opportunities for today's job seekers. Home to both Fortune 500 companies and small businesses, high tech companies and financial institutions, Chicago has a little bit of something for everybody.

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Groupon – Why Work With Us?

We're curious, fun, a little intense, and kind of obsessed with helping local businesses thrive. Ready for your next adventure? We're here for that.

Apply to your dream job with us or explore our People Blog to learn more.

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Our Values

COMMUNITY | Build great neighborhoods.

We believe in great communities. Specifically, we believe that successful local businesses are the backbone of vibrant spaces. What makes your neighborhood great? It’s the combination of interesting and thriving businesses coupled with people who visit frequently. We are the thing that connects them, and we can make things better for both— building amazing communities in the process through our economic impact. Coupled with our volunteer efforts and social responsibility focus, there are numerous ways we can all make a greater difference.

OWNERSHIP & PERFORMANCE | Act like its your business.

We work with thousands of small business owners, and they take hard looks at every decision they make because each can mean success or failure for their business. To succeed, they have to get creative. They run lean. They get the absolute most from their teams. And, they plan for the long term. We want everyone at Groupon to take that same approach.

INSPIRATION | Make life less boring.

We think life should be fun. For our customers that means showing them the amazing things they can experience right outside their doors and virtually anywhere they go. For merchants, it means helping make their businesses successful and their lives easier. For employees, it means building a great place to work. All of this is steeped in our sense of humor, our commitment to excitement and cats. Lots of cats.

RESPECT, INTEGRITY & INCLUSION | Solve problems the right way, together.

We don’t just want to win, we want to win the right way. We celebrate difference— the ways diversity can change how we work and lead to bigger wins. We work across the company and know that success isn’t a zero-sum game. We invite diverse perspectives and make sure we take on challenges in an honest, open and respectful manner.

CUSTOMERS | Begin and end with the customer.

Customers are why we’re here. They drive our business. When customers view us as a daily habit— as something indispensable— it will mean we’re solving fundamental challenges and delivering amazing value. Whether it’s consumers or the merchants we connect them with, everything we do should begin and end with the customer, and we will be willing to do the hard work for long-term customer happiness.

We’re committed to advancing diverse leadership and building inclusive communities not only because it’s good for business, but because it’s the right thing to do. We're passionate about ensuring each person feels empowered to navigate the Groupon space as their authentic self. 


University Students

Our internship and new grad opportunities prepare you for your first major career move (and beyond) with managers who care about you— truly. You'll operate with the autonomy and ownership to solve challenging problems, on a large scale, from day one.



Groupon Reviews

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    "A Great Place to Work"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Content Operations Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Content Operations Manager in Chicago, IL
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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


    Flexible hours and the ability to work from home when needed
    Unlimited time off policy
    Free shuttle to office from many train lines, both Metra and CTA
    Great people who share Groupon's values
    Positive work environment and culture
    Tons of opportunities for internal advancement
    Focus on training opportunities
    Good perks and benefits overall


    Employees moved from one business unit to another may not be in the correct salary bracket and may need to work with new managers/HR to ensure fair compensation on new team

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Groupon Photos

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Groupon Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview





    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience


    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Groupon (Chicago, IL) in March 2020.


    Recruiters totally disrespect your time. The recruiter blew off my phone interview 3 times in a row. I rescheduled as many times as I could but I feel like I didn't even get a chance to talk about my experience.

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Groupon Awards & Accolades

  • Built In Chicago Top 100 Digital Tech Companies in Chicago, Built In Chicago, 2017
  • Mobile Commerce Award - Winner, Internet Retailer, 2015
  • Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago, Built in Chicago, 2015
  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, 2019, Human Rights Campaign, 2019
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Pledges & Certifications

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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