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

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at July 7th, 2017

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


Sales rep today, Phil Jackson’s replacement tomorrow

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at June 16th, 2017

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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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


Groupon Hosts STEM Workshop With Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago

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at February 21st, 2017

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


Groupon Intern Blog: Meet Lily…rising Junior @ Carnegie Mellon and Designer Extraordinaire!

at September 20th, 2016

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.   Hi there! My name is Lily Fulop. I’m a rising junior at Carnegie Mellon University studying Communication Design. This summer, I’m a visual design… Read More


Groupon Intern Blog: Meet Emily…rising junior at Johns Hopkins spending the summer with not 1, but 2 teams – Follow her first six weeks at Groupon!

at August 24th, 2016

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.   Hello blog post readers! I’m Emily Brahma, a computer science major at Johns Hopkins University. Born and raised a Californian, I lived in the… Read More


Groupon Sales Miniview: Elizabeth, Long-Time Groupon Advocate

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at October 28th, 2015

Sales Miniviews feature a face from the Sales organization to talk about their Groupon journey. Today we’ll get to know Elizabeth, who was encouraging businesses to work with Groupon even before she officially joined. (Awesome!) Name: Elizabeth Lopez Title: Business Development Representative Start Date: March 2015 You were a Social Media Coordinator before joining Groupon, what prompted you to pursue… Read More


Groupon Sales: Phoenix and Chicago Sales Team Up, Potluck Ensues

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at September 22nd, 2015

Written by: Peter Schirripa, Regional Sales Director in our Phoenix office The key to success, borrowed directly from SVP of Groupon Sales, Darren Schwartz, is activity x skill. Here in Phoenix, activity is our strong suit. Where we have opportunity to grow and improve is skill. For the past five weeks, four Chicago-based Business Development Reps have been working in… Read More


Groupon Intern Blog: Andrew Project Manages for Groupon & Shakespeare

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at August 17th, 2015

The #GrouponU Blog is back for 2015! We’ll regularly feature a Groupon intern or recent college grad telling you about their experience tackling challenging problems and getting to know our teams. Today’s post is from Andrew, a student at Stanford who brings a unique educational background and a love for Carly Rae Jepsen to Project… Read More