10TH Annual Robert Half Suit Drive Most Successful Yet Record Number of Clothing Items Collected to Support Disadvantaged Job Seekers
MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Half International (NYSE: RHI), the world's first and largest specialized staffing firm, recently completed its 10th annual suit drive benefiting Dress for Success and other nonprofit organizations that provide disadvantaged job seekers with interview-appropriate attire.
A record-setting 32,600 items were donated during this year's drive by Robert Half clients, job candidates and employees, bringing the program total to more than 225,000 items since its inception in 2002.
"Our business and community partners understand the considerable value of the programs and services provided by Dress for Success and similar organizations," said Robert Half International Chairman and CEO Max Messmer. "While a donation to the suit drive might seem like a simple act, the impact on job seekers is extraordinary, and we greatly appreciate the generosity of all who contributed."
About Dress for Success
Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to more than 110 cities in 12 countries. To date, Dress for Success has helped more than 600,000 women work toward self-sufficiency.
About Robert Half International
Founded in 1948, Robert Half International, the world's first and largest specialized staffing firm, is a recognized leader in professional consulting and staffing services, and is the parent company of Protiviti®, a global consulting and internal audit firm composed of experts in risk, advisory and transaction 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 temporary administrative support personnel; Robert Half® Technology, for information technology professionals; Robert Half® Legal, for legal personnel; and The Creative Group®, for interactive, design, marketing, advertising and public relations professionals.
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