ROBERT HALF REACHES MILESTONE IN NORTH AMERICAN SUIT DRIVE PROGRAM
MENLO PARK, CA, June 13, 2007 -- Through its suit drive program, held this year from March 12-23, Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm, has collected more than 24,000 items of interview-appropriate attire through donations from employees, clients and candidates of Robert Half to benefit Dress for Success and other organizations with a similar mission. More than 100,000 pieces of clothing have been collected since the program’s inception in 2002.
“We are proud to work with Dress for Success on our suit drive and through our greater workforce-development programs,” said Max Messmer, chairman and CEO of Robert Half. “Our organizations share the same focus -- to support career growth -- and we greatly respect Dress for Success and all they have done to support their hundreds of thousands of clients.”
Robert Half has been the exclusive national staffing services sponsor of Dress for Success Worldwide since 2005 and received the organization’s Corporate Leadership Award in 2006.
Dress for Success is a global not-for-profit organization with the mission to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire and a network of support to help them thrive in work and in life. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to more than 80 locations in the U.S., Canada, New Zealand, the Netherlands and the U.K. To date, Dress for Success has helped more that 350,000 women work toward self-sufficiency. Visit www.dressforsuccess.org to learn more.
Founded in 1948, Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm. The company’s specialized staffing divisions include Accountemps®, Robert Half® Finance & Accounting and Robert Half® Management Resources, for temporary, full-time and project professionals, respectively, in the fields of accounting and finance; OfficeTeam®, for highly skilled temporary administrative support personnel; Robert Half® Technology, for information technology professionals; Robert Half® Legal, for legal personnel; and The Creative Group®, for advertising, marketing and web design professionals. Robert Half serves its clients and candidates through more than 400 specialized consulting and staffing services offices worldwide and through online job search services at its divisional websites, all of which can be accessed at www.roberthalf.com. For more information on the company’s community outreach programs, visit www.roberthalf.com/philanthropy.