Announces Partnership with The Paladin Network

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The Paladin Network provides users of’s HRIS Selection Wizard free access to its HRIS vendor reference tools.

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The partnership will provide HR Professionals with the comprehensive suite of tools they need to evaluate HRIS solutions., a free online service for the identification, evaluation and selection of HRIS solutions is proud to announce its recent partnership with The Paladin Network.

The partnership will allow users of’s HRIS Selection Wizard to have free access to The Paladin Network’s vendor references services. The Paladin Network provides an Angie’s List-like tool for HR Professionals looking to get feedback on HR software. The partnership will provide HR Professionals with the comprehensive suite of tools they need to evaluate HRIS solutions.

A significant portion of the HRIS vendor evaluation process involves getting references from users of the software solutions being evaluated. The Paladin Network provides an anonymous vendor reference forum that helps its users get candid end-user feedback on HRIS/HRMS solutions.

“It just makes sense for us to partner with a solution that helps HR people make informed decisions when they’re reviewing different HRIS solutions,” said Dave Rietsema,’s Co-founder. "Relying exclusively on references from the HR software vendor is like relying solely on references from an employment candidate you’re interviewing. Which of their hand-picked references is going to give you 100% honest and candid feedback? Chances are slim that any will deviate from a canned response. The Paladin Network provides their users with a unique experience and we’re excited to be partnering with them.”

“We look forward to working the in our continued effort to bring unbiased feedback and clarity to the systems evaluation process,” said Gregg Speicher, founder of The Paladin Network . "Many early members of The Paladin Network have struggled in their pursuit of the right software and obtaining honest, unbiased information from other users. Our partnership will enable users to find the right products, the right feedback, and connect with very similar users for further feedback sharing.”

In addition to providing users of’s HRIS Selection Wizard with access to The Paladin Network’s website, the Founder of the network, Gregg Speicher will be providing vendor evaluation articles to

About is a free, easy-to-use, vendor-neutral website dedicated to helping HR Professionals identify, evaluate and select HRIS solutions. The website was founded by Dave Rietsema, a seasoned and PHR-certified HR Professional who has spent several years as an HR Generalist and HR Manager in various industries. He’s an experienced user of HRIS solutions who’s been in the driver’s seat evaluating HR payroll solutions, and he’s intent on making HR Professionals’ vendor searches easier.

HRMS Software Articles: A growing library of helpful articles pertaining to the selection, evaluation and use of HR payroll systems . The articles have been written by experts in the field including HRIS Implementation Specialists, HRIS vendors, HR software end-users and more!

HRIS Selection Wizard: A quick and easy tool which gathers contact information and the company’s specific HRIS needs. The information is reviewed and processed by Selection Experts to identify HRIS/HRMS solutions that may best meet the company’s needs. The tool takes less than 5 minutes to complete and saves time in finding the right HR software.

The HR Blog: The HR Blog’s philosophy is to be a place where HR Professionals can throw up their feet and be both educated and entertained. The blog receives contributions from HR Professionals who have a passion for the profession and are knowledgeable in their respective specialties.

About The Paladin Network:    

With over 255 members, The Paladin Network is the first and largest feedback platform in the HRIS space. It launched the platform in late 2012, using the Yelp/Angie’s List feedback model. In one page (a “Vendor View”), users can find many pluses, minuses, “gotchas”, and ratings on any HR vendor. Members can also connect with other very similar members who also may use that software and have unbiased customer conversations. All members are vetted and anonymous, so members know they can trust the feedback, but can also share freely.

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