Seattle — Dexter + Chaney announced a technology partnership with Des Moines, Iowa-based BirdDogHR to create the full-suite Spectrum Talent Management solution. The Spectrum Talent Management solution is powered by BirdDogHR’s complete line of human resources management tools. It provides Spectrum users with everything they need to manage their entire employee lifecycle — from recruitment to retention. BirdDogHR’s solutions are designed to create and continually engage a thriving workforce and help grow business.

A straightforward and easy-to-use software, Spectrum Talent Management, powered by BirdDogHR, is delivered via a cloud-based model and is completely configurable, allowing users to start with the full suite or just a few modules. Among the solutions provided in Spectrum Talent Management:

  • Recruiting — Improving the quantity and quality of candidates and reducing hiring risks
  • Onboarding — Accelerating new employee proficiency to save time and money
  • Performance — Aligning goals with company strategy to improve productivity and standardizing employee feedback practices
  • Learning — Increasing employees’ skills and certifications, improving productivity in the process
  • Collaboration — Centralizing the sharing of documentation and providing improved communication with and engagement of employees
  • Succession — Identifying employees for growth opportunities and advancement, ensuring talent continuity and reducing organizational risk

“We are really excited about what Spectrum Talent Management brings to the table for our clients,” said Scott Rosenbloom, Dexter + Chaney’s Vice President of Strategy. “BirdDogHR has a solid history of providing companies with the best solutions for streamlining and improving HR processes and they truly understand the industries they work with. I think Spectrum users will find a lot of value in the combined Spectrum Talent Management.”

BirdDogHR President and CEO Todd Skokan called the partnership an ideal move for both companies.

“We are very excited to join forces with Dexter Chaney to offer Spectrum Talent Management powered by BirdDogHR. Dexter Chaney’s client base is the perfect fit for this user-friendly solution that helps guide the employee lifecycle from hire to retire and automates HR compliance requirements,” Skokan said. “In 2016 and beyond, the construction companies that can attract and retain the best talent will win and effectively complete more projects. Companies in this industry are embracing talent management software as a tool to make this happen.”

Managed services will also be offered as part of Spectrum Talent Management. In high-consequence and compliance-heavy industries managed services can operate as transparent extensions of HR departments. Among the services provided are sourcing for hard-to-fill positions, access to new job distribution channels and drug and background screenings.

Dexter + Chaney will be presenting a special webinar with BirdDogHR, “5 Key Strategies to Landing — and Keeping — the Best Talent,” on March 17 ( During this webinar, attendees will hear some of the best recruiting and retention practices, as well as get a sneak peek at how Spectrum Talent Management will work.