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Find Your Strength

Everyone has a strength, some people have several strengths. It is important you and your colleagues are aware of one another’s strengths. Within the work environment it is sometimes easier to focus on…

Outside the Box

One aspect of a candidate that many employers look for is adaptability and being able to complete goals without having to be told what to do. Initiative and creative thinking have become important within the work…

God Bless America

As we prepare for our Fourth of July festivities, it is important that we remember the birth of this great country and that the freedom it represents was not gained easily. The American Revolution was war fought by…

Connecting Java and .Net IT professionals with fortune 500 companies

We hear it all the time, IT jobs are in high demand. If you know anything about IT your skills are desired. Topping the list of must-have IT professionals are software developers and engineers. So why are Java and…

What is success?

Are you successful? How do you know? Success can be measured in a myriad of ways, but how do you measure it? If we’re being honest most people would measure success by their monetary value. The amount of money one…

The need to be inspired

Inspiration, we hear that word a lot. May times in creative settings or when there is a lack of an idea. What does inspiration mean and why is it important? The definition of inspiration is a person, place,…

Celebrating Father’s Day

Every year we celebrate the fathers that guide us, inspire us and protect us. Why are fathers so important? As a daughter to a father, I always thought of my dad as the protector and entertainer. He was always the one…

6 Tips for The Young Professional

Since Kindergarten you start the day with your parent’s waking you up every morning, dressing you, feeding you, coddling you; essentially, preparing you for anything that may come that day. You go to school, and…

To Get The Job You Want Seek First To Understand

To Get The Job You Want, Seek First To Understand One of the biggest reasons for Paladin’s above industry average for job-candidates-presented to placement ratio is because we understand hiring manager’s needs…

Why job seekers should enlist staffing agencies

Searching for a job can become a “job” for a dedicated person trying to find the best opportunity to display his or her talents. There are often times when people don’t realize how much work is put into the…

Yum Brands demonstrates Customer- and Community-centric Excellence

In local Dallas news, one of our clients has come under fire for a logo selection. The Red star of Bahn House, asian-themed test concept, was too reminiscent of communism to a strong local community…

Improving your Communication in the Workplace

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” George Bernard Shaw. One of the leading causes of work issues can be traced back to a single breakdown in communication at some…

Personal Metrics that will Drive Success in all Areas of Life

We use metrics at work to measure our success, why not measure where we stand in our personal lives too? After all, how we live our lives have a direct effect on our professional lives. It is important to make sure…

It Takes A Village…

Paladin Consulting is so excited to participate in North Texas Giving Day this year.  We’ve got something very special planned to contribute to this communal effort that will impact over 1600 non-profits in…

Courage in Communities

Community is more than just a group of individuals that come together to socialize. Community is a group of individuals with similar ambitions and a desire to achieve a common goal.  When these entities gather…

7 Misconceptions about Technology

The web is the internet One of the most common misconceptions people have today. Most people use the web as their method of using the internet. The internet actually began in the form we use it when Arpanet started…

Bridging the Gap

There is a growing demand for professionals that possess STEM skills, yet there is a decline in young professionals in STEM. To add to this demand, according to a recent article by Business Insider, there has been…

Three Risk Free Investments You are Already Holding

When people think of investing, most think of putting money into a portfolio of stocks and bonds. While this is most certainly a great tool for investing, many people believe investing stops at that. The Wall…

This Day in History

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first nationally recognized Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day is known as a day dedicated to expressing gratitude to our mothers, gifts, brunch’s and pampering. Where it all…

10 Habits of the Happiest People

It’s human nature to see the negative in situations and miss the positive.  Our goals, career choice, relationships and hobbies are all driven by the simple desire to be happy, yet most people don’t…

Protect yourself from the Internet Heartbleed

Use different passwords The biggest mistake which happens to also be the most common mistake is to choose one password and use it as your login to everything.  If there is a breach in one of your accounts, it…

The Power of Connection: The User Group

Getting involved in a network of professionals in your industry has nothing to offer but benefits regardless of industry. In the IT industry, user groups are becoming an increasingly popular networking avenue. A…

What Learning Style are You?

Research compiled from various university studies by The Online Journal of New Horizons shows that everyone learns and processes information differently.  According to the Online Journal…

What we can learn from St. Patrick

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, and in America the festivities have been in full swing since the weekend. When people think of St. Patrick’s Day, most think of a sea of people decked out in green, packed pubs,…

Employee Recognition

Building employee morale is arguably the most important task for a company. High employee morale can boost productivity, participation, retention and opportunities.  Employee recognition is a conduit…

The First Six Things Interviewers Notice

We know our interview attire is immediately acknowledged by interviewers, but there’s many other things interviewers take note of during an interview.  In a survey of employers across America, 6 things…

Dress to Impress:The Business Professional Interview

Seven seconds. That is the amount of time you have to make a first impression that could determine the entire course of your interview.  Like it or not, those seven seconds are based strictly on appearance…

Benefits to Earning a Professional Certification

Want to stand out among a pool of candidates? Although there is not a clear cut answer to this question (the answer depends on the industry and specific job) gaining a professional certification is a valuable asset…

Leveraging your Internal connections

Recent studies have led many companies to seek out their well-connected employees.  These employees are the ones who seem to know and talk to everyone in the office. That person you go to when you’re having…

Boosting Retention Rates

The average employee stays at his or her job for 4.4 years according to the BLS. That means an average working individual will work for approximately 10 different employers over the course of…

The Good, the Bad and the…

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a second straight month of a slowdown in job creation with an increase of 113,000 jobs added in the month of January.  This number is much lower than the monthly…

There’s No Time like the Present

One mistake many people make today is failing to save and invest early in their career.  The typical excuse these people have is that they don’t make enough money to save early in their working…