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Oct 24, 2019

'PAY EQUITY IS NOT A FAD' SAYS SYNDIO CEO ON THE WAY TO WINNING GEEKWIRE'S ELEVATOR PITCH

“The biggest thing for an early stage entrepreneur is to command people to follow you.” That bit of wisdom about what stands out in a good business pitch was shared on stage at the 2019 GeekWire Summit — and it was apparently followed — as a winner emerged in Season 2 of GeekWire’s Elevator Pitch series...  Watch Video

Oct 14, 2019

WILLIS TOWERS WATSON PARTNERS ON PAY DISPARITY SOLUTION 

Willis Towers Watson entered into an agreement with HR analytics platform provider Syndio to create a solution designed to better enable organizations to address issues related to pay equity and fair pay...  Read Article

Oct 9, 2019

GEEKWIRE ELEVATOR PITCH WINNER SYNDIO RIDES HIGH WITH A SOFTWARE SOLUTION TO ADDRESS PAY BIAS  

Twelve entrepreneurs rode to the top of Seattle’s Smith Tower for Season 2 of GeekWire’s Elevator Pitch. One of them kept going beyond that historic skyscraper elevator ride, all the way to victory at the 2019 GeekWire Summit on Wednesday...  Read Article

Oct 7, 2019

WILLIS TOWERS WATSON AND SYNDIO JOIN FORCES ON A PAY EQUITY SOLUTION  

Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Syndio, a leading HR analytics platform company with a mission to eradicate pay disparities...  Read Article

Oct 4, 2019

HERE ARE THE FOUR ELEVATOR PITCH FINALISTS WHO WILL COMPETE AT THE GEEKWIRE SUMMIT  

GeekWire’s Elevator Pitch challenges startup founders to pitch their concepts in the time it takes to get to the top of Seattle’s Smith Tower...  Read Article

Oct 4, 2019

TIME'S UP FOR THE PAY GAP: WHY WE WON'T WAIT ANOTHER 200 YEARS TO ACHIEVE TRUE PAY EQUITY  

TIME’S UP, an advocacy organization “working to create solutions that cross culture, companies, and laws to increase women’s safety, equity, and power at work” hosted a closed-door session last month in New York City to brainstorm ways to push for more equitable public policy and coach businesses on addressing pay equity...  Read Article

Sept 30, 2019

SYNDIO HELPS COMPANIES ERADICATE PAY DISPARITIES  

With the EEOC requiring companies to report pay gaps, Syndio helps companies eradicate pay disparities and promotes fairness in employment. Yahoo Finance's Heidi Chung, Julia La Roche and Brian Cheung discuss with Syndio CEO Maria Colacurcio...  Watch Video

Sept 26, 2019

GEEKWIRE ELEVATOR PITCH EP.4: CEOS USING AI AND MACHINE LEARNING MAKE THEIR CASE IN 32 SECONDS  

It’s the last ride to the top for season two of GeekWire’s Elevator Pitch, the show where entrepreneurs use a 32-second ride inside Seattle’s historic Smith Tower to pitch their business concepts....  Read Article

Sept 25, 2019

SYNDIO APPOINTS CORPORATE FINANCE VETERAN LAURIE CANSLER AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER  

Syndio, a leading HR analytics platform with a mission to eradicate pay disparities, announced today that the Company has appointed Laurie Cansler as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately...  Read Article

Sept 5, 2019

HOW TO MAKE EXIT INTERVIEWS COUNT  

Exit interviews are usually perfunctory and meaningless for two reasons: departing employees don’t really care to provide insight to a company they’re leaving, and organizations tend to brush off these remarks...  Read Article

Aug 29, 2019

LESSONS FROM THE US WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM PAY DISPUTE  

The United States women’s national soccer team (USWNT) deserves a right to pay equity, and after investigating all of the publicly available data (Google Drive or downloadable Excel) on the complex compensation levers for the men’s and women’s national teams, I believe the men should actually be making less...  Read Article

Aug 5, 2019

THIS IS HOW TO PUT POWER BEHIND THE FIGHT FOR EQUAL PAY  

Time’s Up and the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team are partnering to put more muscle behind the push for pay equity across all industries...  Read Article

July 29, 2019

SYNDIO HIRES HR TECH VETERAN, ALLISON MANNE AS VICE PRESIDENT, CUSTOMER SUCCESS  

Syndio, the HR analytics platform with a mission to eradicate pay disparities, announced that the Company has appointed Allison Manne to the role of Vice President, Customer Success, effective immediately...  Read Article

July 18, 2019

SYNDIO LAUNCHES NEW SMALL GROUP ANALYSIS FEATURE ON PAY EQUITY PLATFORM  

Feature allows companies of all sizes to resolve pay disparities for small groups of employees performing similar work...  Read Press Release

June 25, 2019

"DAMN RIGHT YOU HAVE TO DO IT MORE THAN ONCE A YEAR"  

What will it take to get to 100 percent pay equity? Maria Colacurcio and her organization, Syndio, believe they've cracked the code — and you can learn that secret for yourself... Read Article

June 18, 2019

ADDRESS GENDER PAY GAP ISSUES BEFORE RECRUITING FEMALE TALENT  

Although the Equal Pay Act of 1963 technically prohibits employers from paying women less money than men, research continues to show that women earn less money in the workplace (especially women of color), and that women aren’t in as many executive-level roles as men...  Read Article

June 10, 2019

I'M A SUCCESSFUL CEO AND MOTHER OF 6. HERE'S HOW PARENTING MADE ME A BETTER LEADER  

Maria Colacurcio’s skills include tackling tough situations where emotions are high, being unflappable under stress, and coaching–none of which were earned in a job...  Read Article

May 30, 2019

SYNDIO APPOINTS KATIE BARDARO AS ITS VICE PRESIDENT OF ANALYTICS AND ADVICE

Syndio, the HR analytics platform with a mission to eradicate pay disparities, announced that the Company has appointed former PayScale executive Katie Bardaro to the role of Vice President of analytics and advice, effective immediately...  Read Article

May 15, 2019

CLOSING THE PAY GAP REQUIRES TRANSPARENCY AND COMMITMENT

Many states have recently adopted laws that require companies of all sizes to close the gender pay gap. The principle underlying these laws is simple: Pay men and women based on their contributions to the work being performed without regard to gender...  Read Article

May 13, 2019

EIGHT BENEFITS FOR WORKING PARENTS

Mother’s Day may be over but employers should keep family-friendly benefits that support working mothers and fathers on their radar all year long. Benefits including financial wellness, paid parental leave and flexible scheduling can all help parents balance work and home life...  Read Article

May 6, 2019

SOCIAL IMPACT HEROES: HOW MARIA COLACURCIO OF SYNDIO IS HELPING TO ERADICATE PAY DISPARITIES 

After realizing that female founders in the tech space often don’t get the same equity that males do when they start a company — and learning that the motherhood penalty is a reality that working mothers face every day — I joined Syndio...  Read Article

SEVEN PAY EQUITY QUESTIONS EVERY HR PROFESSIONAL SHOULD ASK

In part 1 of this article we explored problems with pay equity and discussed an approach for getting pay equity right. Today we’ll provide you with 7 questions that every HR professional should ask about pay equity...  Read Article

May 3, 2019

GETTING PAY EQUITY RIGHT

Fairness is a major factor that tends to color how employees view the workplace. If a happy, engaged employee learns that another employee doing the same job is getting 15% more than he or she is getting, all the other things that made the job seem great turn to ash...  Read Article

Apr 30, 2019

SLACK, MATCH LEAD FIRMS PLEDGING TO FIND AND CLOSE GENDER PAY GAPS

Analyzing employee pay data is hard and expensive, but a Seattle data firm is pushing companies to hew to a common standard important lessons they needed...  Read Article

FORTUNE | THE BROADSHEET

The dish on the world's most powerful women... Read Article

Apr 29, 2019

SYNDIO ESTABLISHES PAY EQUITY STANDARDS FOR GLOBAL CORPORATIONS BASED ON VALIDATED METHODOLOGY

Syndio, a leading HR analytics platform with a mission to eradicate pay disparities, today unveiled its proprietary list of pay equity standards, which has been adopted by leading global corporations. The companies that have committed to Syndio's standards include Slack, the collaboration hub that brings the right people, information and tools together to get work done; NerdWallet, the go-to resource for all of life's personal finance decisions; Match Group, a leading provider of dating products; Medallia, the leading experience management solution; and Forsman & Bodenfors New York, a world-renowned global creative agency...  Read Press Release

Apr 23, 2019

WHAT DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION ACTUALLY MEANS FOR AN ORGANIZATION

Digital transformation is one of the tech's top buzzwords; however, the concept now proliferates through all industries. With the enterprise on the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, organizations are making huge investments in digital advancements...  Read Article

Apr 10, 2019

3 WAYS MANAGERS CAN PROMOTE A HEALTHY WORK-LIFE BALANCE

More than half of US employees suffer from job burnout, according to a University of Phoenix report. Burnout can result from a multitude of factors, including a heavy workload, workplace stress, low job satisfaction, lack of appreciation from higher ups, and more... Read Article

Apr 8, 2019

3 MISTAKES TECH COMPANIES MAKE RETAINING WOMEN

Gender diversity in the tech industry is a notorious issue, leaving women consistently at a disadvantage to their male counterparts. While the conversation around women in tech has improved, women still only make up 21% of computer programmers and 22% of all other computer professionals... Read Article

Mar 27, 2019

15 GREAT BOOKS FOR ANYONE WHO WANTS TO GET AHEAD IN BUSINESS

High-achievers are lifelong learners, which often takes the shape of voracious reading. It’s because when you learn from other successful people you’re better equipped to make smart choices and expend your energy on pursuits which will have the most impact. Here are more than a dozen books recommended by executives who say these titles taught them important lessons they needed to know... Read Article

Mar 25, 2019

BEING TRANSPARENT ABOUT PAY TRANSPARENCY

In early 2019, Citigroup — with strong encouragement from activist Natasha Lamb at Arjuna Capital — offered a blunt assessment of its gender pay gap. One of the world’s largest banking groups, Citigroup revealed that its female employees earn 29% less than men performing similar work... Read Article

Mar 15, 2019

3 MISTAKES TECH COMPANIES MAKE RETAINING WOMEN

It's no secret that women are underrepresented in the tech community. Here's what companies need to do to retain female tech talent... Read Article

Mar 05, 2019

GENDER PAY EQUITY ANALYSIS IS HERE TO STAY. IS YOUR COMPANY DOING IT RIGHT? Equal pay for equal work by people of different genders is top of mind for most companies in 2019, with a December World Economic Forum report noting the gender pay gap is on track to persist for the next twenty decades... Read Article

Dec 15, 2018

MATCH GROUP'S CEO AUDITED THE COMPANY'S PAYROLL TO MAKE SURE SHE WAS PAYING WOMEN EQUALLY AND WAS SURPRISED AT THE RESULTS

When Mandy Ginsberg took over as CEO of online dating juggernaut Match Group in mid-2017, she was determined to alter the perception of the industry as a "bro culture" world... Read Article

Nov 13, 2018

PAY EQUITY SAAS STARTUP, SYNDIO, APPOINTS NEW CEO, AND CLOSES $5.2 MILLION SEED ROUND

Syndio Solutions, Inc., today announces Maria Colacurcio has been named chief executive officer and the closing of a $5.2 million seed round. Syndio which offers an enterprise SaaS solution for addressing fair compensation, empowers organizations to find and fix pay equity issues and stay in compliance over time... Read Article

PAST EVENTS

Nov 13, 2019

5 STRATEGIES TO SUCCESSFULLY ADVANCE WOMEN TO LEADERSHIP: Join us for a FREE webinar to hear directly from Wall Street veteran Anne Greenwood. Anne spoke with leaders at over 70 companies through her role on the Pax Ellevate team and learned how these companies are successfully advancing women -- and achieving real results...

Oct 30, 2019

THE PARENTHOOD @ WORK VIRTUAL SUMMIT LAUNCH AND LIVE FILMING - SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Join us for a live filming and screening of the Parenthood @ Work Virtual Summit, featuring experts and innovators in parental inclusion..

Oct 23-26, 2019

AMERICAN EMPLOYMENT LAW COUNCIL 2019 CONFERENCE - OJAI, CA: The nation’s premier organization of high level labor and employment attorneys practicing on the management side hosts an annual conference to provide the highest quality learning experience and the opportunity to exchange ideas with your peers in the profession.

Oct 7-9, 2019

GEEKWIRE SUMMIT & ELEVATOR PITCH FINALS - SEATTLE, WA: Explore the future of AI, health tech, transportation, privacy and more. Also, watch the Elevator Pitch Finals: four finalists have 32 seconds to travel from the ground floor to the top of Smith Tower to try to sell their idea to a judge.

Oct 1, 2019

9-10AM PT/               12-1PM ET

WORLD AT WORK CONFERENCE - WEBINAR: How Nordstrom and Match Group Implemented an Iterative Approach to Pay Equity.  Presented by Zev Eigen and Katie Bardaro.

Sep 23-24, 2019

CONVERGE: GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY, WORK, TALENT CONFERENCE - SUNNYVALE, CA: Spark the Digital Transformation of the Employee Experience. Get ready to boost your change and growth mindsets and start supercharging your innovation strategy. Maria Colacurcio and Rob Porcarelli will be speaking. 

Sep 13-14, 2019

RESPONSIVE CONFERENCE - LAS VEGAS, NV: A unique, interactive experience for HR and People Ops professionals. Embark on a two-day exploration of the Future of Work, with a program that’s built around experiential learning, critical discussion, and practical actions for your own organization. Zev Eigen will be speaking.