Employee Spotlight: Strategic Account Executive Paul

By
at June 17th, 2013

Name: Paul Job Title: Strategic Account Executive – Chicago Start Date: October 2010 What did you do before you came to Groupon? I worked as a recruiter at Aerotek, a recruiting and staffing company, and helped to recruit candidates for open positions in Aerotek’s commercial division. Why did you decide to come to Groupon? I… Read More






Getting Hired: 5 Things You Shouldn’t Worry About (But Probably Do)

By
at August 1st, 2012

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been helping friends prepare for interviews and apply for jobs, and I realized that there are a few misconceptions that may still exist when job searching and interviewing. These are—as always—specific to Groupon, but after speaking with other recruiting colleagues, the idea is the same across industries. Here are… Read More



FYI: Groupon Recruiters DON’T Want Your Facebook Password

By
at April 9th, 2012

There have been more than a few articles floating around the interwebs about employers asking for interviewees’ social networking login information and password. This is not just a bad idea and unnecessary for us, but also could be a violation of privacy. As good recruiters, we will occasionally view your public information on social networks… Read More


Cover Letters? Yes, I Read Them.

By
at April 9th, 2012

I’ve spoken to a few colleagues recently in recruiting, and there is some confusion about cover letters and whether or not corporate recruiters read them. Some people see it as a good way to showcase personality, writing skills, or knowledge of the company. Still others see it as bulky and a waste of time because… Read More