By Laurie Vicente, CSMP | June 17, 2014

CHICAGO, Illinois (June 17, 2014)—Brilliant™, a leading search and staffing firm in the accounting, finance, and IT professions, is honored to win Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® award chosen by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR).

This competitive recognition acknowledges local companies that offer outstanding best practices in various human resources categories including employee enrichment, engagement, compensation, recognition, community initiatives and strategy, among others.

“We are proud to offer a great work environment for our employees–one that excels in recruiting and retention, recognizing achievements and encouraging collaboration to drive performance,” says Brilliant™ CEO and Founder James F. Wong, CPA (inactive). “Since our inception in 2009, we have grown year over year by high double–digit to triple–digit percentage growth. Our success is a direct result of our culture and people. We believe that our culture and people are our competitive advantage.”

Close to 1,000 nominees competed for Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®, and Brilliant™ was chosen along with 100 other Chicago businesses meeting the criteria.

On July 21, 2014, Brilliant™ will attend a symposium for all awardees put on by the NABR at the Oak Brook Marriott. Activities for this event include various educational sessions, a keynote address and a highly–anticipated awards ceremony where 11 additional awards will be announced.

Brilliant™ is honored to win and be associated with Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® award and looks forward to fulfilling the criteria for many years to come.

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About Brilliant™

Brilliant™ is a boutique search and staffing firm in the Chicagoland area and south Florida that specializes in the finance, accounting and information technology professions. Brilliant™ empowers job seekers with the latest resources and opportunities, and partners with businesses of all sizes to help find top talent. Brilliant™ works within a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, consumer products, financial services, professional services, retail, real estate, not for profit and more. The Brilliant™ logo is based off of the Chinese translation of the sun and moon combined which creates a heightened awareness, or a brilliant state of mind.

For more information on Brilliant™, visit, call 312.582.1800, or follow us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn and Google+.

About the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®: The “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®”, a program of the National Association for Business Resources is presented annually in several markets: Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco, Milwaukee, Houston, Grand Rapids and Nationally. Nominations are now being accepted. Visit to obtain an application.

Media Contacts

Laurie Canning, CSMP, Brilliant™, 312.582.1812

Jim Wong CEO
Brilliant™, 312.582.1701

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