Pride@Groupon’s double-decker presence in 2017’s Chicago Pride Parade

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Groupon takes pride in fostering an inclusive work environment. All year long, Pride@Groupon—our LGBTQIA-focused Employee Resource Group—strategizes and executes on initiatives that benefit both LGBTQIA-identifying employees and merchants alike. June, aka Pride Month, is obviously an exciting time of the year for Pride, as each year Groupon participates in Pride parades across the globe. This year,… Read More


New Jersey native Umang talks self-driving cars in Pittsburgh and accepting Groupon’s cat obsession

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Name: Umang Bhatt Title: Product Management Intern School: Carnegie Mellon Location: Chicago What team are you interning for? Supply Intelligence and Dynamic Pricing What are you working on? On the supply intelligence team, we work to decide which merchants Groupon should target to onboard next. Using our proprietary machine learning model, we automatically curate calling lists for… Read More


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


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

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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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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


Groupon Hosts STEM Workshop With Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago

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Groupon’s vision for STEM Education is for more students in diverse and underserved communities to have access and be inspired to pursue education and careers in science, technology, engineering, and math – and today, our Social Responsibility team hosted 120 of Chicagoland’s best and brightest 3rd-8th grade scouts for a fun-filled day of STEM. Throughout… Read More


A Year in Review | 2016 Employee Volunteer Program Recap

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  Our Social Responsibility mission is simple: to help people and communities thrive and prosper. We do this through a secret formula of employee do-goodery, responsible business practices, customer collaboration and nonprofit investment. 2016 has been an exciting year for Groupon’s Employee Volunteer Program – a year of increased engagement and more significant impact in… Read More


Groupon Intern Blog: Meet Abby & Jinting…rising UMichigan seniors on the Application Security Team in Chicago!

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The #GrouponU Blog is back for 2016! We’ll regularly feature a Groupon intern or recent college grad telling you about their experience tackling challenging problems and working with our teams. Who are you? Abby: Hi! My name is Abby Grobbel and I am interning with Groupon this summer! I will be a senior at the… Read More


Groupon Intern Blog: Meet Annie & Lisa! Rising junior EECS Undergrads and bubble soccer pros!

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The #GrouponU Blog is back for 2016! We’ll regularly feature a Groupon intern or recent college grad telling you about their experience tackling challenging problems and working with our teams. Nice to meet you! Who are you? Hi I’m Annie, and I’m an SDET intern on the Mobile tools, infrastructure and automation team focusing on… Read More