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And The Winner Is… Brilliant!

Since 2009, Brilliant has made impressive strides in growth and success emerging as a leader within the staffing and recruiting industry. Take a look below at the growing collection of awards we’ve received for both revenue growth and employee engagement among our team. To learn more about our awards and accolades, email info@brilliantfs.com.

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Brilliant Ranks on 2017 Inc. 5000

Brilliant was ranked on the Inc. 5000 for the third, consecutive year. Brilliant placed 2,136 on the 2017 Inc. 5000, a list of the fastest-growing private companies in America, with 171 percent growth between 2013 and 2016. In 2016, Brilliant ranked 1,211, and in 2015, the firm ranked 1,165. On average, the businesses on the 2017 list grew sixfold since 2013. Of the tens of thousands of companies that have applied to the Inc. 5000 over the years, only a fraction have made the list more than once—and only one in five have made the list three times.

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Brilliant Ranks on 2017 Inc. 5000

Brilliant was ranked on the Inc. 5000 for the third, consecutive year. Brilliant placed 2,136 on the 2017 Inc. 5000, a list of the fastest-growing private companies in America, with 171 percent growth between 2013 and 2016. In 2016, Brilliant ranked 1,211, and in 2015, the firm ranked 1,165. On average, the businesses on the 2017 list grew sixfold since 2013. Of the tens of thousands of companies that have applied to the Inc. 5000 over the years, only a fraction have made the list more than once—and only one in five have made the list three times.

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40 Under 40 South Florida Honorees

Brilliant™ Practice Director Named in the 2017 Class of 40 Under 40 South Florida Honorees

Kevin Hull, Practice Director for Brilliant™ Financial Staffing, a division of Brilliant, was recognized as part of the 2017 Class of 40 Under 40 by the South Florida Business Journal. The 40 Under 40 program awards outstanding executives under the age of 40 who have a significant impact in their field of expertise, their community and at their companies. This year’s honorees were selected from hundreds of nominations and represent some of the region’s most entrepreneurial and influential young leaders in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.

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40 Under 40 South Florida Honorees

Brilliant™ Practice Director Named in the 2017 Class of 40 Under 40 South Florida Honorees

Kevin Hull, Practice Director for Brilliant™ Financial Staffing, a division of Brilliant, was recognized as part of the 2017 Class of 40 Under 40 by the South Florida Business Journal. The 40 Under 40 program awards outstanding executives under the age of 40 who have a significant impact in their field of expertise, their community and at their companies. This year’s honorees were selected from hundreds of nominations and represent some of the region’s most entrepreneurial and influential young leaders in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.

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Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms

Brilliant Named One of the Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms for Third Year in a Row

Brilliant was ranked the No. 19 fastest-growing staffing firm in the United States by Staffing Industry Analysts. The annual list of fastest-growing U.S. staffing firms included 110 firms with compound annual growth in revenue from 2012 through 2016 of at least 15 percent. The average compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the full list was 28.2 percent. Brilliant’s CAGR was 48.8 percent. This is the third consecutive year that Brilliant was named on the list. In 2015, Brilliant ranked No. 2. Last year, Brilliant ranked No. 16.

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Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms

Brilliant Named One of the Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms for Third Year in a Row

Brilliant was ranked the No. 19 fastest-growing staffing firm in the United States by Staffing Industry Analysts. The annual list of fastest-growing U.S. staffing firms included 110 firms with compound annual growth in revenue from 2012 through 2016 of at least 15 percent. The average compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the full list was 28.2 percent. Brilliant’s CAGR was 48.8 percent. This is the third consecutive year that Brilliant was named on the list. In 2015, Brilliant ranked No. 2. Last year, Brilliant ranked No. 16.

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2017 Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50

Brilliant Named No. 21 on 2017 Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50

Brilliant ranked the No. 21 fastest-growing company according to the 2017 Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50. Since 2007, the annual Fast 50 recognizes Chicago-based businesses, both public and private, with remarkable revenue gains over a five-year period. For 2017, winners were required to have revenues of at least $15 million, revenue growth between 2015 and 2016, and no more than one year of declining revenue at any point between 2011 and 2016. Crain’s vetted 111 applications to find this year’s Fast 50. In 2015, Brilliant was ranked the No. 1 fastest-growing company on Crain’s Fast 50. In 2016, Brilliant came in at No. 15 on the list. This year, Brilliant showed its sustained growth continues by coming in at No. 21 with revenue of $31.4 million in 2016 – and a five-year growth of 573.2 percent.

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Brilliant Named No. 21 on 2017 Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50

Brilliant ranked the No. 21 fastest-growing company according to the 2017 Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50. Since 2007, the annual Fast 50 recognizes Chicago-based businesses, both public and private, with remarkable revenue gains over a five-year period. For 2017, winners were required to have revenues of at least $15 million, revenue growth between 2015 and 2016, and no more than one year of declining revenue at any point between 2011 and 2016. Crain’s vetted 111 applications to find this year’s Fast 50. In 2015, Brilliant was ranked the No. 1 fastest-growing company on Crain’s Fast 50. In 2016, Brilliant came in at No. 15 on the list. This year, Brilliant showed its sustained growth continues by coming in at No. 21 with revenue of $31.4 million in 2016 – and a five-year growth of 573.2 percent.

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Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® 2017

Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® 2017

Brilliant was named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2017 by the National Association for Business Resources. This is the fourth consecutive year the firm has received the recognition. Each year companies throughout Chicago compete to be named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor. More than 600 companies participated in the competition. Brilliant and 162 other organizations were selected.

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Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® 2017

Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® 2017

Brilliant was named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2017 by the National Association for Business Resources. This is the fourth consecutive year the firm has received the recognition. Each year companies throughout Chicago compete to be named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor. More than 600 companies participated in the competition. Brilliant and 162 other organizations were selected.

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Forbes 2017 America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms and Forbes 2017 America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms

Brilliant was named on Forbes lists of America’s Best Recruiting Firms in 2017. For America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms, Brilliant ranked No. 6, and for America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms, Brilliant ranked No. 25. The first list ranks 250 executive search firms, defined as companies that place executives in positions with at least $100,000 in annual pay. The second list ranks 250 professional search firms, which place employees in roles with less than $100,000 in annual income. A survey was conducted to gather more than 20,000 recommendations for staffing firms in the country. The companies with the most recommendations ranked highest.

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Forbes 2017 America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms and Forbes 2017 America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms

Brilliant was named on Forbes lists of America’s Best Recruiting Firms in 2017. For America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms, Brilliant ranked No. 6, and for America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms, Brilliant ranked No. 25. The first list ranks 250 executive search firms, defined as companies that place executives in positions with at least $100,000 in annual pay. The second list ranks 250 professional search firms, which place employees in roles with less than $100,000 in annual income. A survey was conducted to gather more than 20,000 recommendations for staffing firms in the country. The companies with the most recommendations ranked highest.

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Inavero’s 2017 Best of Staffing® Talent Award

Brilliant was awarded Inavero’s 2017 Best of Staffing® Talent Award for providing excellent service to the working professionals the firm represents. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing Talent winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based solely on the ratings given to them by the permanent and temporary professionals have helped place into new positions. Brilliant received satisfaction scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 68 percent of their placed job candidates. This is significantly higher than the industry’s average of 47 percent. On average, talent represented by winning firms are 3.6 times more likely to be completely satisfied with the service they receive compared to those working with non-winning agencies.

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Inavero’s 2017 Best of Staffing® Talent Award

Brilliant was awarded Inavero’s 2017 Best of Staffing® Talent Award for providing excellent service to the working professionals the firm represents. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing Talent winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based solely on the ratings given to them by the permanent and temporary professionals have helped place into new positions. Brilliant received satisfaction scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 68 percent of their placed job candidates. This is significantly higher than the industry’s average of 47 percent. On average, talent represented by winning firms are 3.6 times more likely to be completely satisfied with the service they receive compared to those working with non-winning agencies.

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2017 Best Places to Work South Florida

Brilliant was named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work South Florida in the category of small company by the Business Journal. This marks the first recognition awarded solely to Brilliant’s Fort Lauderdale office since the firm’s inception. Every year, the Business Journal asks employees across South Florida why their companies should be named among the Best Places to Work. Employees fill out confidential online surveys, rating their employers in a program developed by Quantum Workplace. Quantum then analyzes the data to determine the Top 15 companies in three categories. Brilliant was named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work South Florida in the small company category out of hundreds of nominees.

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2017 Best Places to Work South Florida

Brilliant was named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work South Florida in the category of small company by the Business Journal. This marks the first recognition awarded solely to Brilliant’s Fort Lauderdale office since the firm’s inception. Every year, the Business Journal asks employees across South Florida why their companies should be named among the Best Places to Work. Employees fill out confidential online surveys, rating their employers in a program developed by Quantum Workplace. Quantum then analyzes the data to determine the Top 15 companies in three categories. Brilliant was named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work South Florida in the small company category out of hundreds of nominees.

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2016 Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

2016 Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

Brilliant was named one of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2016 by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). This is the third consecutive year Brilliant received the national recognition. The 2016 winning companies were assessed by the NABR on key measures including Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business, Medium Business and Large Business. One thousand companies participated in the competition. Brilliant, and 306 other organizations, were chosen to be on the list.

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2016 Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

2016 Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

Brilliant was named one of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2016 by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). This is the third consecutive year Brilliant received the national recognition. The 2016 winning companies were assessed by the NABR on key measures including Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business, Medium Business and Large Business. One thousand companies participated in the competition. Brilliant, and 306 other organizations, were chosen to be on the list.

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Inc. 5000

Brilliant was ranked on the Inc. 5000 for a second, consecutive year—a list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Brilliant placed 1,211 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 with 322 percent growth between 2012 and 2015. Last year, Brilliant came in at 1,165 on the 2015 Inc. 5000. This is the 35th year of the Inc. 500/5000 which puts winning companies in an exclusive club of esteemed names. On average, the companies on this year’s list had a growth of almost five-fold over the past three years.

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Inc. 5000

Brilliant was ranked on the Inc. 5000 for a second, consecutive year—a list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Brilliant placed 1,211 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 with 322 percent growth between 2012 and 2015. Last year, Brilliant came in at 1,165 on the 2015 Inc. 5000. This is the 35th year of the Inc. 500/5000 which puts winning companies in an exclusive club of esteemed names. On average, the companies on this year’s list had a growth of almost five-fold over the past three years.

To read the full press release, click here.

Crain’s Fast 50

Staffing Industry Analysts 2016 List of Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firms

Staffing Industry Analysts released its latest list of fastest-growing staffing firms in the United States based off of compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2011 through 2015, excluding acquisitions. Brilliant ranked number 16 out of 112 qualifying companies on the 2016 list with 55.2 percent compound growth between 2011 and 2015. The median for entire list was 30.3 percent. The list is based on staffing revenue, which included temporary staffing revenue, direct hire, retained search and temp-to-perm conversion fees. To qualify for the list, companies needed to have had at least $1 million in revenue in 2011 and at least 15 percent CAGR between 2011 and 2015.

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Staffing Industry Analysts 2016 List of Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firms

Staffing Industry Analysts released its latest list of fastest-growing staffing firms in the United States based off of compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2011 through 2015, excluding acquisitions. Brilliant ranked number 16 out of 112 qualifying companies on the 2016 list with 55.2 percent compound growth between 2011 and 2015. The median for entire list was 30.3 percent. The list is based on staffing revenue, which included temporary staffing revenue, direct hire, retained search and temp-to-perm conversion fees. To qualify for the list, companies needed to have had at least $1 million in revenue in 2011 and at least 15 percent CAGR between 2011 and 2015.

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Crain’s Fast 50

Brilliant Ranks No. 15 Fastest-Growing Company on 2016 Crain’s Fast 50

Brilliant was ranked the No. 15 fastest-growing company on the 2016 Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50. The annual Fast 50 list recognizes Chicago-based businesses, both public and private, that display remarkable revenue gains over a five-year period. Companies on the 2016 Fast 50 provided revenue information for 2010 and 2015 to validate continuous growth and earnings of at least $15 million at the end of 2015. Fresh from topping last year’s Fast 50 with 27,147 percent in revenue growth from 2009 to 2014, Brilliant dominated once again with 1,096 percent growth from 2010 to 2015. Brilliant’s people and benefit offerings largely contribute to its progressive success which continues to make an impact within its sector.

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Brilliant Ranks No. 15 Fastest-Growing Company on 2016 Crain’s Fast 50

Brilliant was ranked the No. 15 fastest-growing company on the 2016 Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50. The annual Fast 50 list recognizes Chicago-based businesses, both public and private, that display remarkable revenue gains over a five-year period. Companies on the 2016 Fast 50 provided revenue information for 2010 and 2015 to validate continuous growth and earnings of at least $15 million at the end of 2015. Fresh from topping last year’s Fast 50 with 27,147 percent in revenue growth from 2009 to 2014, Brilliant dominated once again with 1,096 percent growth from 2010 to 2015. Brilliant’s people and benefit offerings largely contribute to its progressive success which continues to make an impact within its sector.

To read the full press release, click here.

Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® 2016

Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® 2016

Brilliant was named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2016 by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). This is the third consecutive year the firm has received the recognition. Only companies that exhibit the most innovative and impactful human resources offerings were awarded. Key measures evaluated include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business, Medium Business, and Large Business. Over 500 companies participated in the competition. Brilliant and 151 other organizations were selected.

To read the full press release, click here.

Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® 2016

Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® 2016

Brilliant was named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2016 by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). This is the third consecutive year the firm has received the recognition. Only companies that exhibit the most innovative and impactful human resources offerings were awarded. Key measures evaluated include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business, Medium Business, and Large Business. Over 500 companies participated in the competition. Brilliant and 151 other organizations were selected.

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The Staffing 100 List 2016 for North America

The Staffing 100 List 2016 for North America

Jim Wong, CPA (Inactive) CEO of Brilliant was recognized on the Staffing 100 List 2016 for North America as one of the most influential people in the industry. The annual list, by Staffing Industry Analyst, a global advisor on contingent work, recognizes those who have made notable contributions to the staffing industry over the last year. Staffing industry professionals are nominated from all sectors of the industry. The nominations are reviewed and the final selections are made based on the impact and influence nominees have made on the staffing industry. The list, now in its fifth year, is comprised of CEOs and leaders of some of the largest staffing companies in the world, niche players, as well as entrepreneurs.

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The Staffing 100 List 2016 for North America

The Staffing 100 List 2016 for North America

Jim Wong, CPA (Inactive) CEO of Brilliant was recognized on the Staffing 100 List 2016 for North America as one of the most influential people in the industry. The annual list, by Staffing Industry Analyst, a global advisor on contingent work, recognizes those who have made notable contributions to the staffing industry over the last year. Staffing industry professionals are nominated from all sectors of the industry. The nominations are reviewed and the final selections are made based on the impact and influence nominees have made on the staffing industry. The list, now in its fifth year, is comprised of CEOs and leaders of some of the largest staffing companies in the world, niche players, as well as entrepreneurs.

To read the full press release, click here.

Inavero’s 2016 Best of Staffing® Talent Award

Inavero’s 2016 Best of Staffing® Talent Award

Brilliant was awarded Inavero’s 2016 Best of Staffing® Talent Award for providing excellent service to the job candidates the firm represents. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing Talent winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality, based solely on the ratings given to them by the permanent and temporary professionals they’ve helped land jobs. Brilliant received satisfaction scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 75 percent of their placed job candidates. This is significantly higher than the industry’s average of 49 percent. On average, job seekers represented by winning agencies are 50 percent more likely to be completely satisfied with the service they receive compared to those placed by non-winning agencies.

To read the full press release, click here.

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