MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Half International's 10th annual suit drive, which benefits Dress for Success and other nonprofits, begins today, Aug. 13, and ends Friday, Aug. 24. Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that provides professional attire and career development tools to disadvantaged women to promote their economic independence.
Since 2002, more than 194,000 items of interview-appropriate attire have been donated by clients, job candidates and employees of Robert Half to benefit Dress for Success and other organizations with a similar mission.
Participating North American Robert Half locations will be accepting new or nearly new business-appropriate suits, shoes and accessories, including handbags and jewelry, for donation to local nonprofit organizations. For more information on the drive or to locate an office near you, visit www.rhi.com/philanthropy.
Robert Half is the exclusive national staffing services sponsor of Dress for Success Worldwide. The company received the organization's Corporate Leadership Award in 2006 and was recognized at the Dress for Success 2010 Something to Share gala for its longtime support of the organization.
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 (NYSE: RHI), 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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