Sales rep today, Phil Jackson’s replacement tomorrow

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Name: Miresh Patel Title: Business Development Representative – Food & Drink Location: Chicago Started at Groupon: July 2016 What was your first role here? How did you get to where you are today? What do you attribute to your success? I started in GOB (GroupOnboarding, Groupon’s sales training program) almost a year ago, and have been drafted… Read More


Tyler talks P v. PC while daydreaming of pigeage

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at June 6th, 2017

Name: Tyler Scott Title: Merchant Development Manager Location: Chicago Started at Groupon: September 2014 What was your first role here? How did you get to where you are today? What do you attribute to your success? My first role at Groupon was an Inbound Sales Representative. It was my first job out of college and I… Read More


Putting diversity hiring into action in Seattle

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at May 31st, 2017

What’s one impactful way to connect diverse talent with tech companies? Put them in a room together and have deliberate conversations about diversity hiring. The Tech Jobs Tour, formerly TechUP, is an organization that—in conjunction with like-minded organizations such as Lesbians Who Tech—focuses on promoting and supporting diverse and non-traditional engineers in order to diversify… Read More


What’s the key to real progress for women in Tech? Anu explains.

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at May 24th, 2017

Groupon’s Anu Gali, Director of Engineering & Silicon Valley Biz Journal “Women of Influence” honoree, says getting women interested in the Tech sector is only half the battle. I was recently honored at the the 2017 “Women of Influence” award ceremony organized by The Silicon Valley Business Journal. Each year the magazine recognizes local business… Read More


Commemorating UIC’s 2017 Latino Graduates

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at May 22nd, 2017

UIC’s 31st Annual Recognition Dinner: over 600 attendees, 200 graduates, and one fiery mariachi band. Lauren Mullins – Campus Recruiter // Fernando Diaz – Divisional Sales Manager & Groupon en Español Chair  Fernando: As the Chair for Groupon en Español, one of my goals is to create an inclusive work environment by making connections with Latino… Read More



Go West! Jabril Takes his Groupon Sales Training Experience from Chicago to Phoenix

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at May 1st, 2017

Way back in 2015, Jabril was six months into his career at Groupon working as a Business Development Associate for our Memphis market. Fast forward to 2017, he’s now at Groupon’s newest office location in Phoenix, Arizona training the newest waves of southwest Sales Reps. Since last checking in I’ve been promoted to Sales Trainer as… Read More


How did these Engineering interns tackle Groupon’s giant code base?

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at April 24th, 2017

Two interns-turned-employees share their experiences working at Groupon in both Engineering and Data Science. What have you both been working on? Sunil: I work with the Ranking and Personalization team in Palo Alto and we’re responsible for mining deals that are relevant to the customer. When you open the Groupon app on your phone or… Read More


How is Groupon helping to empower women in Tech? Two Engineers share their stories.

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at April 18th, 2017

Coding Across Silos: What One Intern Learned at Groupon The fastest way for any coder to grow is through mentorship, getting a guided and hands-on tour of real-life problems and solution development. Through its relationship with the Ada Developers Academy, Groupon is supporting the next generation of women engineers by teaming interns with experienced developers in a space where classroom… Read More


Why Leave Groupon Engineering for a [Much, Much] Bigger Tech Company, Then Return? Director of Engineering Manish Chhabra Tells All.

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at April 10th, 2017

I am one of the recent boomerang employees of Groupon. Like some others who have left and come back, I also decided to return for the challenging opportunities and the engineering culture. In my first role here, I was leading our Goods Engineering team which is responsible for driving the engineering and product enhancements to build the online… Read More