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
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? My name is Josh and I’ll be a junior at Northwestern University studying Computer Science. I’m from Cincinnati, OH. I can… Read More
Last year, we circled up the wagons and headed to the southwest to open up a new sales office in Phoenix, Arizona. Today’s interview features Patte Waddell, a member of our Sales team who joined us from an extensive background in Sales and loves the strong management and teamwork of the Phoenix office. What brought you… Read More
Women @ Groupon sponsored a five-day femme-stravaganza for International Women’s Week and every day saw great turnout and participation. Here’s a quick breakdown of last week’s events: Monday: A Lunch & Learn with an all-female panel of senior executives from across the organization covered topics such as raises, performance reviews, self-promotion, and how to navigate… Read More
Today we get to know Faizal, the Global Leader of Direct Tax and Transfer Pricing. Faizal joined Groupon in June of 2014 and felt palpable excitement in the office from day one. A self-described “fixer,” he explains how Groupon gives him the opportunity to dive into multiple challenges within the organization. What did you do… Read More
…they write books, too! Or at least Mike does. Check out our Engineering Blog to read about Groupon’s Head of Mobile Engineering, Mike Burton, who is also the author of the 3rd edition of Android App Development for Dummies.
We have a new category on the People Blog! With Sales Miniviews, we’ll feature a rock and/or star from the Sales organization to talk about their Groupon journey. Today’s interview features Kelsey, a Sales Rep for Atlanta. Name: Kelsey Title: Sales Rep for Atlanta Start date: September 15, 2014 Based on your initial thoughts, what’s… Read More
In between youth outreach programs, swimming, traveling the world, and keeping up his personal blog, Groupon Employee Peter also spends his time as a trainer on our sales development team. Maddy spoke with Peter about his transition from sales to sales training and development, what gets him up every day, and doing it all with… Read More