Robert Half Named A Best Place to Work For LGBTQ Equality by The Human Rights Campaign Foundation

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Robert Half and Consulting Subsidiary Protiviti Recognised for Commitment to Inclusive Workplace for All

MENLO PARK, CA – April 2, 2019 – Staffing firm Robert Half is one of 571 companies that has earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is a national benchmark of corporate policies and practises.

The CEI rates companies in five categories, including non-discrimination policies, employment benefits, demonstrated organisational competency and accountability around LGBTQ diversity and inclusion, public commitment to LGBTQ equality, and responsible citizenship. Employers that earn a 100 percent score are recognised as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”

“Since our founding in 1948, we have been committed to equality,” said Lynne Smith, Robert Half’s senior vice president of human resources. “We are dedicated to inclusion in the workplace. In fact, it’s part of our company mission and culture to create an environment where all employees can thrive, innovate and be themselves at work.”

About Robert Half

Founded in 1948, Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialised staffing firm and a recognised leader in professional consulting and staffing services. The company’s specialised 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.

About Protiviti Inc.

Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Through its network of more than 80 offices in over 20 countries, Protiviti and its independently owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, analytics, governance, risk and internal audit.

Named to the 2019 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, Protiviti has served more than 60 percent of Fortune 1000® and 35 percent of Fortune Global 500® companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.

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