Brilliant™, a direct-hire, contract and consulting practice specializing in accounting, finance and information technology, was named one of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2018 by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR).

This is the fifth consecutive year that Brilliant has received the national recognition.

“We are proud to receive this recognition on a nation level. We are committed to providing our team members with an environment that allows them to excel personally and professionally. Our success is a direct result of our culture and our team,” says Brilliant CEO Jeff Mariola. He continues, “Our mission is to make people’s lives better and that starts from within. Winning this award five years in a row is validation of that.”

The 2018 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.

This award not only honors organizations as Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, but also celebrates achievement and success in empowering employees’ lives through rich heritage and culture. These traits distinguish the Best and Brightest, and empower winning companies to excel. The Best and Brightest Program provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices, and demonstrate why each of them would be an ideal place to work.

There were 2,400 nominations from across the country, the Best and Brightest Program honored Brilliant and 511 other national winning organizations.

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