Standing Out in a Male-Dominated Industry

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When I first started in the plumbing industry in 2009, I was nervous about moving into a male-dominated industry. I was still young in my professional career, and while I showed respectable growth in my former roles at a start-up company, moving from Administrative Assistant, to Sales Assistant to Sales Executive in less than two years, I was skeptical about what my career path would be in a larger, more established company – especially one run almost exclusively by men. ...

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Building a Team that Includes Processes

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Going from a small team to a large team has its benefits. We have more people to accomplish all that we’ve wanted to do. The downfall? We were so busy building features that we didn’t take the time to build out systems and processes as we scaled.

With a team of just a few, there were always fires to be put out and features to be built. We’re a technology company, and changes in our field happen fast. In the ...

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Dog School – aka A Pet-Friendly Workplace

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As I talked about a little in my previous blog, I recently rejoined the workforce after going back to school for two years. I was so excited to look for my new job and wanted to make sure the position I chose was the absolute perfect fit! I made a list of the things that were important to me, and employee benefits was at the top of my list. The benefits I was looking for were expansive. I’m 55, but ...

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We’re More Than Just Three

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The past several months at Syncta have been intense.

When Syncta was just a little guy, the three of us put our heads down and worked-worked-worked, only coming up for air to throw out ideas and questions at each other. Words often became heated, which was good since the garage that we worked in was not well insulated, and we’d take any heat we could! But every day around five, we’d sit across from one another, myself in gloves, ...

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