KAYLEE KRAMER

Recruiting Manager
Chicago, IL
Joined: 2013

When she’s not filling roles in Tax or Accounting, you might find Kaylee making music videos, talking extensively about desserts, or getting her photo taken during Halloween at the office. (No, those handprints are not real!)

What teams do you primarily hire for in Chicago?

Tax and Accounting

What are some best practices for candidates to keep in mind while they’re interviewing at Groupon?

Interviewing is awkward, we get that! Try to be yourself as much as you can. We will make the interview as conversational as possible. Also, do your research! Include some facts that you’ve learned about Groupon in your answers.

What should a candidate know about how to work with you during the recruiting process?

I am going to be as honest as possible. I find that my candidates really appreciate that level of candor. In return, I ask that candidates be open and honest with me!

What gets candidates really excited about Groupon?

Candidates love to hear about our ERG’s and that there are so many ways to get involved at Groupon besides the day-to-day work. They love hearing about how much Grouponers give back to the community and how we foster a diverse culture!

What’s the best way for a candidate to prepare for an interview?

Know your resume! Anything written on your resume is fair game to ask about. Have questions prepared for each person you are meeting with!

How does your work impact Groupon’s mission of building the daily habit in local commerce?

In order for us to grow our business and continue to meet customers’ needs we need to have the right people in place at our company. My job is to help attract and retain the top talent we need!

What is your biggest Groupon accomplishment?

I have really been able to grow my career here. My hard work and dedication has allowed me to be promoted here twice. Being a manager has always been my end goal and I am so excited to take on this new challenge!

What do your parents think you do?

My parents think I have the power to make CEO type decisions…

If you could have any other job for a day, what would it be and why?

Security Guard. I bet they see some crazy stuff! I would also yell at everyone to wear their badges.

Who or what inspires you?

My parents. They have shown me how to balance working hard, taking care of yourself, and how to have a good time!

What makes Groupon unique?

I feel like lots of people will say this BUT the people! I have literally met my best friend and boyfriend at Groupon. Hard to beat that!

Tell us something about you that might surprise us.

I know at Groupon cats are sort of our mascot, but I actually really dislike cats. I am scared of them.

 

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