BirdDog Featured as Construction Executive 2014 Hot Company

Industry-focused cloud-based software helps construction companies efficiently attract top talent and grow


DES MOINES, Iowa – October 23, 2014 – BirdDog, the leader in recruitment and applicant tracking solutions (ATS) for the construction, engineering and supply industries, is featured in the October 2014 issue of Construction Executive. Construction Executive annually releases a special Hot Companies issue profiling companies offering innovative products and solutions for the construction industry. The 2014 issue has been released this month and profiles BirdDog and 14 other companies.

Construction Executive’s Hot Companies feature is intended to showcase solutions for contractors to improve their business operations and grow their business. The public can view the entire 2014 Construction Executive Hot Companies feature online.

“The construction industry continues to suffer a labor shortage as Baby Boomers retire. It’s imperative that contractors prepare for this growing skills gap with a systematic and scalable recruitment process,” said Todd Skokan, president and CEO of BirdDog. “It’s a challenging time but one of opportunity, growth and reinvention as well. We are proud to help contractors innovate and automate their recruiting strategy.”

“BirdDog is a very progressive company that is consistently adapting to the needs of its customers,” said Brad Babcock, Human Resource Director of Croell. “Using the BirdDog ATS made it much more efficient for us to recruit using many different resources while maintaining a central interface to track of our recruiting efforts. We are very happy with their support and software.”

BirdDog’s focus is to help recruiting and HR leaders address the escalating challenge of attracting top talent. The BirdDog ATS simplifies job distribution, applicant tracking, candidate management and reporting by creating a systematic recruitment process. The result is a streamlined, documented and repeatable process for attracting more qualified applicants and making better hires.