MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 31 /CNW/ -- Robert Half International Inc.
(NYSE: RHI) today announced that its board of directors has authorized the
repurchase, from time to time, of up to an additional 10 million shares of the
company's common stock on the open market or in privately negotiated
transactions, depending on market conditions. Today's 10-million-share
authorization is in addition to the approximately 2.2 million shares that
remain under Robert Half International's existing share repurchase plan.
The company also announced that its board of directors has approved a
quarterly cash dividend of $.10 per share. The cash dividend will be paid on
December 14, 2007, to all shareholders of record as of November 26, 2007.
Founded in 1948, Robert Half International Inc., the world's first and
largest specialized staffing firm, is a recognized leader in professional
consulting and staffing services, and is the parent company of Protiviti(R), a
leading independent internal audit and risk consulting firm. The company's
specialized staffing divisions include Accountemps(R), Robert Half(R) Finance
& Accounting and Robert Half(R) Management Resources, for temporary, full-time
and project professionals, respectively, in the fields of accounting and
finance; OfficeTeam(R), for highly skilled temporary administrative support
personnel; Robert Half(R) Technology, for information technology
professionals; Robert Half(R) Legal, for legal personnel; and The Creative
Group(R), for advertising, marketing and web design professionals.
Robert Half International has staffing and consulting operations in more
than 400 locations worldwide.
For further information:
For further information: M. Keith Waddell, Vice Chairman, President and
Chief Financial Officer of Robert Half International Inc., +1-650-234-6000 Web