Look at the frequently asked questions below and see if this information helps you decide!
What is a recruiting / consulting firm?
A recruiting or consulting firm (also known as a search or staffing firm) refers to an organization of executive recruiters who assist job seekers find temporary, temporary-to-hire, contract, interim and/or permanent jobs within the corporate sector. Depending on your experience, professional qualifications, academic achievements and personal preferences, recruiters match professionals with the most suitable opportunities that align the two together. At Brilliant, our recruiters are experts in the industry and have access to market data, trends, salary data and other information that can positively impact your job search.
What does Brilliant specialize in?
Do I have to pay to meet with a recruiter?
I’ve never worked with a recruiting / consulting firm before. How does it work?
Does Brilliant offer benefits to its contract employees?
How long does it take a recruiting / consulting firm to find me a job?
How soon can I meet with a recruiter?
Where can I find a recruiting / consulting firm?
Does Brilliant perform drug tests and background checks?
What’s the average length of assignment if the position is not permanent?
Does Brilliant provide resume building assistance?
Why do recruiters want to meet in person? Why can’t it just be over the phone?
How do I get paid from a recruiting / consulting firm? Do they have direct deposit?
What employee / Visa statuses does Brilliant accept?
How are overtime hours handled in my paycheck?
I have my own corporation, can you accommodate me on a corp-to-corp basis?
How often should I check in for new opportunities?
Do recruiting and staffing firms provide compensation information or salary data?
What kind of awards has Brilliant won?
Since our inception in 2009, Brilliant has ranked on various award lists, including Forbes America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms three years in a row (including No. 2 in 2018), Forbes America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms in 2017, Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50 for five straight years (including No. 1 in 2015), Staffing Industry Analysts Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firms for four straight years (including No. 2 in 2015), Inavero’s Best of Staffing Talent for North America four years in a row, Inc. 5000 for three straight years, Best Places to Work South Florida in 2017 and 2019, 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® five straight years, and others.