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Groupon was founded in November 2008. The company was initiated by Andrew Mason, a native of Pittsburg. Groupon has its headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Groupon is an e-commerce platform where you can purchase anything at any time and from anywhere. Groupon is a well-reputed and renowned marketing platform. The company's name Groupon was coined from two words- Group and coupon. Groupon offers marketing for a wide range of products and services at the fairest prices. Through Groupon, you can engage in local business, view travels and events, book restaurant reservations, and purchase any product. Clients utilize this fantastic opportunity to do more in lesser time. This e-commerce enterprise is also determined to assist the local merchandise in thriving by allowing them to transact on the website. Groupon is utilized by over 150 North-American cities and even over 100 cities in Asia, Europe, and South America. Now, Groupon has up to 38 million active customers worldwide. Groupon generates an estimated revenue of $2.84 billion yearly.

Company - Public
$2B to $5B
Large
Multiple locations
Advertising / PR Agencies
2008
Rich Williams
What departments Groupon employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
other occupation20%
Sales Managers & Supervisors16%
Software Developers and Programmers14.9%
Marketing / Advertising / PR7.7%
Management - Other6.9%
Administrative6.3%
Accounting / Finance5.9%
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How many years of experience do Groupon employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Groupon: Newcomers: 32%, Experiencers: 23%, Experts: 22%, Veterans: 23%. Groupon employees have less than 3 years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Groupon employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Groupon: Amazon, CareerBuilder, LivingSocial. Typical Groupon employees have worked at Amazon.
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What industries did Groupon employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Groupon: Computer Systems Design Companies, Colleges / Universities, Niche Retailers, Consulting Companies, Advertising / PR Agencies. Groupon employees most likely come from a Computer Systems Design Companies industry background.
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Where did Groupon employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Groupon: Small: 35%, Medium: 13%, Large: 52%. Most Groupon employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Groupon study?
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Where did employees at Groupon study?
Columbia College Chicago
DePaul University
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Groupon?
Time employed at Groupon: <1: 15%, 1-3: 37%, 4-8: 45%, 9-13: 3%, 14-20: 0%, 20+: 0%. Most Groupon employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is more than the industry average.
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How does Groupon rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Groupon: 62.9% Male and 37.1% Female. Age ratio at Groupon: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 54%, 31-40: 39%, 41-50: 6%, 51-60: 1%, 60+: 0%. Groupon rates - 7.1% more female than the industry average. Most Groupon employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.
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Career advancement

How does Groupon rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Groupon: very high. Groupon ranks very high for career advancement which is above the industry average.
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What companies do Groupon employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Groupon: Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn. People who work at Groupon most typically go on to work for the Amazon.
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What year was Groupon founded?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
2008.
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What’s the stock symbol of Groupon?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
GRPN.
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What industry is Groupon in?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Computer/Internet.
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Where is the headquarters of Groupon?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
It’s in Chicago, IL.
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What’s the gender distribution at Groupon?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
37.1% female, 62.9% male.
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What’s Groupon’s yearly revenue?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
$2b to $5b, i think
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What companies are similar to Groupon?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft Corporation, Netflix, Salesforce.
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What’s the name of Groupon’s CEO?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Rich Williams.
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What’s the average length of tenure at Groupon?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Typically 4-8 year(s).
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what kind of companies did Groupon employees work for?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Large companies before Groupon.
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How often do employees get promoted at Groupon ?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
advancement opportunities are very high
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who are employees usually hired by after leaving Groupon?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft Corporation, Salesforce, Uber.
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Who are the top previous employers of Groupon employees?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
from what i found these companies Amazon, CareerBuilder, LivingSocial, Microsoft Corporation, Nordstrom, Orbitz Worldwide, OrderUp, a Groupon company, Sears Holdings Corp..
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How old are Groupon’s employees in general?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
21-30.
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Where did most of Groupon employees go to school?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Columbia College Chicago, DePaul University, Illinois State University, Indiana University-Bloomington, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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What is the mission of Groupon?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
"The place you start when you want to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.".
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I am very confident to say that the pay and benefits package at this company is totally top-notch 👌
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10 months ago
blessed with the best 😇
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10 months ago
YES I CAN AGREE
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I heard they also ask to work on Saturday? Isnt it weird to work on weekends? 🥴
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11 months ago
Of course weird but i dont think so they do like this because it's a famous company 😃
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11 months ago
Someone must be joking with you 🤣
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Hy, i am grateful for vacation time, it will help me to recharge, explore my hobbies, and find inspiration in the simple pleasures of life 🏡
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10 months ago
oh yes vacation time is essential for self-care and rejuvenation
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10 months ago
perfect, use this opportunity to explore your passions and get relaxed 🌺
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I highly recommend taking advantage of our company's internal resources for employee development, it will help you grow internally
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10 months ago
yup very high quality content
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10 months ago
they provide valuable opportunities to enhance your skill set and advance your career 🎓
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i have seen the impact of a relaxed dress code on workplace morale and productivity 👗
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11 months ago
yess its something that is all time with us 😝
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11 months ago
yupp and here, i am happy to be in relaxed dressing
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I dont like the fixed working hours policy here, I have observed improved team coordination and better predictability when we work on flex schedules ⏰
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11 months ago
flexible working hours can enhance team coordination and bring about better predictability
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10 months ago
I love the culture here
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i have been consistently impressed with the monthly bonuses. they are very fair and provide an extra incentive for us 💸
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A year ago
yeahhh they are nice at least better than my previous job
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A year ago
thankfully, i will be happy to get it for the first time after my prob period 💪
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Do they offer any performance bonus? Idk if they really do so?📊
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10 months ago
Oh yes, I got a great bonus from the company on the basis of my performance 😇
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10 months ago
How to perform good 😔 I wish to get a performance bonus too
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Just completed my transition to a different department, and i am thrilled with the new challenges and opportunities it brings 💼
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10 months ago
i pray you excel in your new department!
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10 months ago
ohh wow, cheers to new challenges and opportunities! 💪
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anyone knows about the commission structure at this company?
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10 months ago
well i have not seen it
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10 months ago
yes its great It has definitely incentivized me to go the extra mile 💼
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Idk if a person working on probation period at this company can avail company benefits or not? 🥺
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10 months ago
Very few companies offer like this to the part time employees 🙂
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10 months ago
You can confirm it by asking from HR📱
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how do you see the work culture and internal working environment here?
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A year ago
i have never seen the best of this
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11 months ago
this is my 4th job and sofar.. THE BEST
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as a part-time employee, I appreciate the company's understanding and flexibility towards my schedule, it has been the most relaxed job for me
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11 months ago
thumbs up for work-life balance! 👍
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11 months ago
its great to heat that u got your best time there
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work from home at this company is best i have ever seen so excited to work here for my career
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11 months ago
yess true man, dynamic and fulfilling work experience for me 🌍
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10 months ago
100% agree 💯
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i appreciate how our organization incorporates a 360-degree feedback system in employee evaluations, as it promotes a holistic perspective and encourages collaboration and learning from all angles 👥
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11 months ago
yupp now we can learn from different perspectives 🌟
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11 months ago
kudos to our organization for implementing the 360-degree feedback system 🙌
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have you seen overtime work and the pay is fair? i am worried if they have strict OT policy
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10 months ago
no its great the policy is employee friendly
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10 months ago
we can do whan we need, the policy encourage and motivates me to give my best during busy periods 💯
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does this company offer a competitive compensation package that reflects the value and contributions of its employees? 💵
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11 months ago
for me its a yesss 👏
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11 months ago
amm yess i have to be agree with it
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reviewing the coffee at work, its rich, aromatic, and a true pick-me-up. Its the fuel that keeps us going throughout the day ☕
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11 months ago
haha LOL
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11 months ago
its ridiculous 💙
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the work culture here is exceptional, from the moment I joined, I felt a sense of belonging and a shared commitment to success ❤
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11 months ago
its truly an organization that cares about its employees 🌝
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11 months ago
wow such a thriving workpalce to evolve and grow
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the shift towards an agile business methodology has resulted in a significant increase in our efficiency and productivity 🌟
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11 months ago
definitely it works
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11 months ago
yuppp true 👍
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just grabbed a new discount card for a popular retail store, and I must say, the savings are substantial
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11 months ago
yuppp its great
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11 months ago
i highly recommend taking advantage of it 💸
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I love the mileage pay offered by this company, its a great incentive for me who has a lot of travel expenses
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11 months ago
finally now i can live in peace
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11 months ago
a win-win for everyone 🙌
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I am love with fostering diversity and inclusion, company also promotes it and sets it apart from others in the industry 🌈
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11 months ago
thats very important for a positive culture 🌈
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11 months ago
really reassuring to know that everyone's unique background is valued and respected
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Not very happy for the work pace here, the fast tempo keeps ,e engaged and challenged, but also very tired
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11 months ago
it's important to have a supportive structure 💯
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11 months ago
your are right men, we cant stay motivated every day
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The parking garage is well-lit, making it feel safer, especially during late shifts 🅿
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10 months ago
thankfully 😇
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10 months ago
i am feeling good for some of my fiends with no parking lights in their vehicles 🤣
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what are the benefits for full time employees at this company?
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11 months ago
yearly raises
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11 months ago
shift allowance, paid sick leaves, personal leaves, incentives etc 💖
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i worked for several companies in my career, and I must say, this company's reputation is unmatched, we consistently set the bar high and deliver exceptional results 🌟
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10 months ago
i feel fortunate to be part of a company with such an impeccable reputation
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10 months ago
i am new and did not know this, now i am more proud to work here 💙
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Is there any possibility of remote work at this company in the morning. I've free 4 hours in evening. 🤔
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10 months ago
I think they might favor you if you're expert at your field 📜
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10 months ago
I think they won't hire you just for 4 hours, but may be on daily wages💵
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I heard they still follow traditional hiring norms, they should explore innovative approaches to make the process more streamlined and time-efficient 💭
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10 months ago
my recent interview was very quick and professional ❤
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10 months ago
I dont agree
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I skipped the day 1 of the training, i am regretting it, should i continue from day 2?
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11 months ago
yeahh join from day 2
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11 months ago
yup go there, ask questions, seek feedback, and take on challenging assignments, good luck 🌱
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so happy to collab with top management/leadership who truly values employee well-being and professional growth 🌟
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10 months ago
grateful for the positive work environment they foster ❤
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10 months ago
a great learning experience
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How many paid leaves are possible to avail in a row? ⛱
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10 months ago
How many leaves you need in row then mention it to your Boss 😉
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10 months ago
I think you can talk with your seniors and HR about this I hope they'll compensate with you if you've genuine reason to spend paid leaves in row🙂
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I want to express my gratitude to our company for providing generous parental leave. It allowed me to fully embrace the early stages of parenthood and return to work with renewed energy and commitment. Thank you! 👨
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11 months ago
yeahh amazing to here, i am so satisfied with it
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11 months ago
extremely rare to see employee are this kinda thankfull to company 🥸
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i am a former employee, i worked in R&D, its a great beginner friendly company
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11 months ago
thanks for your kind feedback 🥰
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10 months ago
yes i think the same
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i heard they practice the norm of degree-based hiring?
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10 months ago
Well its not true
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10 months ago
no there are many alternative methods for evaluating qualifications🌟
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I've very little innocent kid and I cant leave him alone at home. Idk if they've option of childcare for the employees family?🧑
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11 months ago
IDK but they must have any option to cooperate with their employees 😊
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11 months ago
I think you should talk with your Boss 👨
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is the influence of personal appearance on professional credibility real? how do tattoos, or colored hair, affect perceptions? ✨
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11 months ago
AFAIK yes
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11 months ago
it can have an impact on professional credibility ✨
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I'd amazing interview at this company but dont know why they didn't send me any offer letter yet 😕
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11 months ago
You shouldn't waste your time but apply somewhere else 🙂
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11 months ago
Why dont you confirm from HR by calling at their helpline number 📱
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finally i completed my drug test for the new job here, the testing facility was efficient, and the staff was friendly 🚫
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11 months ago
seamless process the the drug test, that's fantastic 😃
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11 months ago
nice experience during your drug test, that's always a relief! 🌟
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i have not heard about the pension program here, do they offer it ot not?
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11 months ago
they do for senior employees
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11 months ago
yes it is a generous benefit, and provides a reliable source of income during retirement 🏦
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The future outlook of the company is highly promising, with plans for expansion and diversification, so excited to start my journey
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10 months ago
ohh this is truly inspiting and motivational
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10 months ago
amazing to heat that 💪
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I heard people working at this company can get opportunity to work at Amazon and Apple easily in future. 😳
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10 months ago
One must note how someone reached at this position and follow his path to do such struggle for a great future. 😉
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10 months ago
You heard exactly right, I am also working now at Apple when i completed my duration at Groupon📱
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i dont like the team building activities here, i think they are nothing but wasting of time 🎉
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11 months ago
they are useful if u take them seriously 😉
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11 months ago
they are helping us develop stronger bonds and work better together
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One of my friend said they offer employee discount option. I wish if its true. 👌
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11 months ago
They give but dont know on what items they offer employee discount 😟
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11 months ago
Can any one mention the products and services they offer on discount to employees? 🙄
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is it worth to take half day leaves once in a week? or it will reduce my working hours and ultimately my pay?
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11 months ago
know whats the limit to take half short leave
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11 months ago
obviously if you exceed your allowed time, you will be penalized 😻
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as someone who has struggled with work-life balance in the past, i can say that this organization's policies and culture have made a positive impact
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10 months ago
yes they offer flexible work arrangements 💼
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10 months ago
ohh thanks for letting me know
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a pay raise can be a way to show employees that they are valued and appreciated, i am happy this company understands it 💖
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10 months ago
really its great to be part of a company that values its team members 💪
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10 months ago
wow very satisfying and wonderful to be recognized and appreciated in such a meaningful way 🌟
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the teamwork and cooperation among my co-workers at this company is awesome, they create a positive and dynamic work atmosphere that fuels success 🚀
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10 months ago
a place where we work for mutual success
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10 months ago
colleagues support and uplift each other, leading to a thriving work environment.🌟
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I'm waiting for the new announcement for the position of Software Engineer at this company. 📰. Do anyone have idea when they'll announce.
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10 months ago
I think you should confirm from their website 🌐
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10 months ago
Why dont you ask from their HR department 🙂
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as an HR professional, I have observed that organizations with well-defined rehiring policies tend to create a sense of loyalty and trust among employees 📋
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11 months ago
well i hope i can see this happening here
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11 months ago
hey HR, please tell me about this company??