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3rd Degree Screening Recognized by the 2021 HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen Top Pre-Employment Screening Customer Satisfaction Ratings.

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Council Bluffs, IA – 3rd Degree Screening, Inc, a PBSA Accredited Background Check Company providing employment screening solutions to employers nationwide and globally, has been recognized in the prestigious list of HRO Today’s 2021 Baker’s Dozen Award.

“HRO Today has once again screened the screeners to find out which are the best,” said Elliot Clark, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman of HRO Today Magazine and SharedXpertise Media, who made the announcement. “This is by far the largest and most prestigious survey in pre-employment screening services.

3rd Degree Screening Ratings:

#9 Overall Enterprise Pre-Employment Screening Leaders

#4 Overall Enterprise Pre-employment Screening Quality of Service Leaders

#12 Overall Enterprise Pre-employment Screening Breadth of Service Leaders

#11 Overall Enterprise Pre-employment Screening Size of Deal Leaders

In order to determine an overall ranking from this data, HRO Today analyzed results across three subcategories: service breadth, deal sizes, and service quality. Using a predetermined algorithm that weighs questions and categories based on importance, HRO Today calculated scores in the subcategories as well as an overall score.

HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings™ are based solely on feedback from buyers of the rated services; the ratings are not based on the opinion of the HRO Today staff. We collect feedback annually through an online survey, which we distribute to buyers directly through our own mailing lists and indirectly through service providers. Once collected, response data for all providers with a statistically significant sample size are loaded into the HRO Today database for analysis.

“It is an honor to be recognized as a top background check company by the HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen list,” said Jimmy Waters, CEO at 3rd Degree Screening. “We are grateful for our clients who made this possible by giving their honest feedback on our services. We understand how important of a role we can play in a hiring decision for our clients. We emphasize the importance of compliant, accurate and timely background checks with our staff and vendor partners. Most importantly we treat our customers as true partners and provide the customer service they deserve no matter their size. Being ranked in in our industries most prestigious background check ratings list is a validation we are doing things the right way and providing our clients with the customer service they expect.”

About the HRO Today Baker’s Dozen

HRO Today is the property of SharedXpertise Media and offers the broadest and deepest reach available in the HR industry with magazines, web portals, research, e-newsletters, events, and social networks that reach over 180,000 senior-level HR decision-makers globally.

HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen is one of the most prestigious customer satisfaction awards in the pre-employment screening industry. Participating companies are rated anonymously by their clients in an online survey process. HRO Today then calculates the results using statistical analysis and a predetermined algorithm. Nearly 700 verified customers provided feedback that shaped the 2021 list.

To learn more about HRO Today, visit

About 3rd Degree Screening

3rd Degree Screening is a Professional Background Screening Association Accredited Background Check Company and top-rated background check company by the 2021 HRO Todays Baker’s Dozen List.  We treat our clients the way we would want to be treated. By combining the latest innovations in technology with old-world values like respect, courtesy and punctuality, we can provide a service that leaves our clients feeling completely satisfied. Today, 3rd Degree Screening has clients in 40 states and provides background checks to over 2,000 client locations across the United States. 

To learn more about 3rd Degree Screening, visit

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