Robert Half International Inc. is a global provider of specialized professional staffing and various risk consulting solutions with above 400 offices network worldwide. The company has various divisions such as Accountemps, Office Team, Robert Half Finance & Accounting, Robert Half Technology, Robert Half Legal, Robert Half Management Resources, Protiviti and The Creative Group.
The Company’s Accountemps, Robert Half Management Resources and Robert Half Finance & Accounting divisions, provides project professionals at temporary and full-time basis in the areas of finance and accounting. Office Team division provides skilled administrative support employee at temporary basis. Robert Half Technology offers professionals in the area of information technology. Company’s Robert Half Legal division provides contract, full-time and project staffing solutions of attorneys and various support employees within corporate legal departments and law firms. Company’s The Creative Group division offers project staffing in various fields like advertising, Web design and marketing. Protiviti Inc. (Protiviti) division offers risk consulting services and various internal audit solutions in business and technology. Protiviti is an accounting firm, which is a completely owned subsidiary of Robert Half International.
Robert Half International Inc was founded in 1948. Before 1986 the company was a franchisor under Accountemps and Robert Half. The company is one of the members of S&P 500 index. The company’s shares were traded on New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “RHI “. The Net service revenue of the company in year 2006 was $4.01billion as compared to $3.34billion in 2005. The net income per share was $2.83 billion in year 2006 as compared to $2.37 billion in 2005.
The Accountemps provides temporary services that helps customers to manage high work loads or uneven work presser for accounting, finance and tax employees that caused by various events like vacations, month-end activities, tax work and various special projects and various unpredictable events like illness and sudden emergencies. The Accountemps paid salary to employees of Accountemps, which are basically temporary workers, and worked on various customer assignments. The company gets the fixed rate payment at hourly basis by the customer. Accountemps customers fulfill its needs of professional employees through Accountrmemps services on trial basis and if customer desired regular positions, it can convert the temporary position to regular. Such conversions required one time fee, paid by client.
OfficeTeam division provides administrative and office personnel at temporary or full-time basis including word processors employees to various office managers. Operations and working of OfficeTeam is very similar to the Accountemps division and Robert Half Finance & Accounting divisions. This division was started in 1991.
Robert Half Finance & Accounting
The company’s Robert Half Finance & Accounting section provides the placement services for full-time accounting, tax, and banking and financial personnel. The company gets its payment by the employer after successful placements. The Company never charged any fee to candidates for placement.
Robert Half Technology
The company’s Robert Half Technology division provides contract consultants specialized in information technology and providing full-time personnel in various fields like multiple platform integration systems to end-user. The company also offers placement services to various employees in areas of programming, systems integration, networking, help desk support and database design.
Robert Half Legal
The Company provides placement services to full-time and temporary employees in paralegal, attorney, legal administrative services and legal secretarial by Robert Half Legal division. The requirements of the legal profession are very similar to the Accountemps division.
Robert Half Management Resources
The company’s Robert Half Management Resources division provides project professionals at senior level in the finance and accounting fields such as financial officers, senior financial analysts and controllers. This division provides highly qualified professionals to fulfill the task such as conversions of financial systems, reengineering in the area of business process, expansion of business into new markets, and financial consolidation after merger.
The Creative Group
Robert Half International’s The Creative Group division helps clients in various fields of advertising, Web design and marketing. The Creative Group provides professional project consultants in various positions, like creative directors, developers of Web content, graphics designers, Web designers, and specialists in public relations and media buyers.
Protiviti offers risk-consulting services in the area of internal audit and various business and technology. If clients are facing technology and operational related risk within organization or even in systems, Protiviti helps and assists client to manage, identify and measure the risk. It provides various technologies, skills and consulting services for risk management in business and transformation of audit functions within company. Protiviti has approximately 55 offices all aver the world. Protiviti was started in May 2006 and has more than 13,400 full time employees. In 2006 company placed about 242,000 temporary employees.