CHICAGO, Illinois – (May 25, 2021)— Brilliant®, an award-winning direct-hire, contract and consulting practice specializing in accounting, finance, audit, tax, data analytics and technology, was named one of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms and one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms according to Forbes.
This is the fifth consecutive year for Brilliant to rank on the Forbes Best Professional Recruiting Firms—referring to practices that focus on the placement of professional and specialist positions that earn up to $100,000 USD per year—coming in at No. 35 out of more than 26,000 nominated firms. There were a total of 250 winning companies to make the list.
This is the third time Brilliant ranked on the Forbes America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms—referring to firms that specialize in the placement of executive positions that earn more than $100,000 USD per year—coming in at No. 150.
Of the firm’s continued recognition by Forbes, Brilliant CEO, Sheldon Schur, says, “It is an honor to be recognized on Forbes America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms for a fifth consecutive year and to rank on the Forbes America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms for a third time. We know how much the corporate landscape has evolved and how much the labor market has been impacted this past year.” Schur continues, “We plan to continue to do what we do best and that is to positively impact the lives of our candidates and the companies we serve while we continue to navigate a post-pandemic climate.”
To determine the lists, Forbes partnered with market research firm, Statista, to invite more than 40,000 external recruiters, hiring managers and candidates to nominate the best recruiting firms in America. In total, more than 26,000 firms were nominated. Results from previous years were also considered.
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Brilliant is an award-winning direct-hire, contract and consulting practice specializing in accounting, finance, audit, tax, data analytics and technology, for the Midwest and Southeast regions of the U.S. labor markets.
Our talent is brilliant as we represent some of the highest-quality professionals across the nation. We partner with businesses looking for consultative or permanent resources in the areas of accounting, finance, tax, audit, data analytics, financial systems and technology. Together with our resources, we provide the business solutions needed to help our clients achieve their goals. Many of our team members are former accounting and finance experts from the Big 4 audit and accounting firms who know the market and industry like no other.
Since our inception in 2009, we have ranked on major lists including 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, Inc. 5000, Best Places to Work South Florida, 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®, and others.
We strive to #bebrilliant and offer a safe, fun and equal-opportunity environment for our team. Our fast-paced culture is filled with innovation, passion and hard work. We are dedicated to our craft and strive to transform the accounting, finance and technology space while helping to navigate the goals of our clients and candidates
Laurie Vicente, CSMP
Senior Director of Marketing and Communications