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 Recognized 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 practices.

The CEI rates companies in five categories, including non-discrimination policies, employment benefits, demonstrated organizational competency and accountability around LGBTQ diversity and inclusion, public commitment to LGBTQ equality, and responsible citizenship. Employers that earn a 100 percent score are recognized 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 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.

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. Protiviti and its independent and locally owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting and managed solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, analytics, governance, risk and internal audit through its network of more than 85 offices in over 25 countries.

Named to the 2021 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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