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MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Staffing firm Robert Half (NYSE symbol: RHI) announced today it is one of 230 companies selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which recognizes companies committed to advancing women's equality and transparency in gender reporting.
The Bloomberg GEI acknowledges public companies that promote gender equality in four areas: company statistics, policies, community engagement, and products and services. Companies that score above a globally established threshold, based on the extent of disclosures and the achievement of best-in-class statistics and policies, are included on the index.
"A commitment to equal opportunity has been central to our organization since the beginning," said Max Messmer, chairman and CEO of Robert Half. "Our founder, Robert Half, was a catalyst for positive change in the employment industry in the 1960s, including leading a successful effort to eliminate separate job listings for men and women in major newspapers."
About Robert Half
Founded in 1948, Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized staffing firm and a recognized leader in professional consulting and staffing services. The company's specialized staffing divisions include Accountemps®, Robert Half® Finance & Accounting, and Robert Half® Management Resources for temporary, full-time and senior-level project professionals, respectively, in the fields of accounting and finance; OfficeTeam® for highly skilled administrative support professionals; Robert Half® Technology for project and full-time technology professionals; Robert Half® Legal for project and full-time staffing of lawyers, paralegals and legal support personnel; and The Creative Group® for creative, digital, marketing, advertising and public relations professionals. Robert Half also is the parent company of Protiviti®, a global consulting firm that provides clients with consulting solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, analytics, governance, risk and internal audit.
Robert Half has staffing and consulting operations in more than 400 locations worldwide and offers job search services at roberthalf.com. For an in-depth look at how Robert Half is helping communities locally and across the globe, download its corporate citizenship report.
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