MENLO PARK, Calif., July 29 /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 4.7 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 $.11 per share. The cash dividend will be paid on
September 15, 2008, to all shareholders of record as of August 25, 2008.
Founded in 1948, Robert Half International Inc. is the world's first and
largest specialized staffing firm. It also is the parent company of
Protiviti(R), a global consulting and internal audit firm composed of experts
in risk and advisory services. Robert Half'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