By Laurie Vicente, CSMP | September 19, 2022

Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation - 2022 WinnerThe award-winning recruiting firm is recognized for innovative employee engagement measures

CHICAGO, Illinois (September 19, 2022)— Brilliant®, a direct-hire, contract and consulting practice specializing in accounting, finance and technology solutions, was named one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation® in 2022 by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR).

This is the eighth time Brilliant has received the national recognition.

Brilliant CEO Sheldon Schur says, “We are proud to receive this National award. We are committed to a collaborative environment that nurtures our team’s professional and personal growth. As a result, we have invested heavily in employee engagement, especially in training and development. We know our success is a direct result of our culture and our people and winning this accolade is validation of that.”

The 2022 Summer National winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm that reviewed a number of key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For winners are not ranked.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation offers different timelines of applications throughout the year: spring, summer, fall, and winter. The summer Best and Brightest National winners honored 175 winning organizations from across the country out of 1,400 nominations.

With over 20 years of experience conducting the Best and Brightest competitions, the NABR has identified numerous best Human Resource practices and provided benchmarking for companies that continue to be leaders in employment standards.

All 2022 companies recognized nationally as a Best and Brightest Company to Work For® will be featured in the online edition of Corp! Magazine and in the Wall Street Journal.

To learn more about Brilliant, visit

About Brilliant®  

Brilliant is an award-winning direct-hire, contract and consulting practice specializing in accounting, finance, audit, tax, technology and business solutions for the Midwest and Southeast regions of the U.S. labor markets.

The firm represents top talent from across the nation and partners with businesses looking for consultative or permanent resources in the areas of accounting, finance, audit, tax, financial systems, data analytics, technology and more. Together with its resources, Brilliant provides the business solutions needed to help its clients achieve their goals. Many team members are former accounting and finance experts from the Big 4 audit and accounting firms who know the market like no other.

Since Brilliant’s inception in 2009, the firm has ranked on major lists including Forbes America’s Best Recruiting and Temporary Staffing Firms, Forbes America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms (No. 2 in 2018), Forbes America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms, Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50 (No. 1 in 2015), Staffing Industry Analysts Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firms (No. 2 in 2015), ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Talent, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Employee, Inc. 5000, Best Places to Work South Florida, 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®, and others.

To learn more about Brilliant, visit or call 312.582.1800.

About the Best and Brightest Programs

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. There are numerous regional celebrations throughout the country.


Media Contact: 

Laurie Vicente, CSMP
Senior Director of Marketing & Communications

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