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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.

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.

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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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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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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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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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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.

To read the full press release, click here.

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.

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.

Want to see past awards?

Click here for a list of our 2015 awards.
Click here for a list of our 2014 awards.

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