BirdDog HR named tech company of the year finalist in Iowa Awards

Posted on 27 Feb 2015 by Tim Brown

BirdDog, which operates a recruitment and applicant tracking solution for the construction, engineering and skilled trades industries, has been identified as a finalist for the Top Growth Company and Technology Company of the Year at the Prometheus Awards which are run by the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI).

The awards will be held during an evening ceremony on April 16 at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines, IA.

Hundreds of industry leaders from business, education and government will attend the event honoring 61 finalists in 13 categories.

“The Prometheus Awards is the most prestigious recognition for high-tech excellence in Iowa,” stated Brian Waller, TAI President. “It is exciting to celebrate ten incredible years of progress and growth for technology in the state. As the industry has grown over the past decade, The Prometheus Awards have served as an annual milestone marking great achievements in Iowa technology.”

“Recruiting and retaining high performers has high visibility as a national workforce development issue. This challenge impacts an organization’s ability to deliver customer value and grow,” said Todd Skokan, President and CEO of BirdDog.

“The BirdDog ATS helps companies create a systematic process to attract and hire the best employees. Our customers’ success in implementing this solution fueled BirdDog’s 53% revenue growth in 2014. We are proud to be recognized in two TAI categories for our unique approach to helping companies build their best teams.”

This is not the first time TAI has recognized the achievements by the BirdDog team. BirdDog was also recognized in the 2014 Break Out Prometheus award category.