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Robert Half Announces Quarterly Dividend

 Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE symbol: RHI) today announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $.20...

Jul 29, 2015, 08:03 ET

Tales From The Help Desk: From Personal Assistant To Private Eye

 "Are you running your computer under Windows?" "No, it's by the door!" This is not the punchline from a movie, but it is a real conversation...

Jul 23, 2015, 16:02 ET

Robert Half Reports Second-Quarter Financial Results

 Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE symbol: RHI) today reported revenues and earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015.  For...

Jul 22, 2015, 08:07 ET
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Generation Z: Five Surprising Insights

New Research Sheds Light on Attitudes, Behaviors of Generation Z at Work  They want to drive to their jobs, head into their private...

Jul 16, 2015, 17:02 ET

Robert Half Announces Schedule For Second-Quarter Earnings Results And Conference Call

 Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE symbol: RHI) today announced it expects to release second-quarter 2015 earnings results on Thursday, July...

Jul 15, 2015, 08:03 ET

Network Like A CFO

 When it comes to business networking, email is the communication channel of choice for busy finance executives. Half (50 percent) of chief...

Jul 09, 2015, 08:10 ET

Talking Brass Tacks and Bottom Lines

Conveying Financial Information in Nonfinancial Terms is Top Challenge for Finance Staff TORONTO, July 9, 2015 /CNW/ - For individuals on...

Jul 09, 2015, 08:10 ET

Finance Staff Struggle To Interact With Different Personalities In Other Departments

 There's the nose-to-the-grindstone worker, the social butterfly and the visionary. Every office has a mix of personalities, and getting along...

Jun 25, 2015, 10:00 ET

Nearly Three In 10 Lawyers Plan To Hire In Second Half Of 2015; Two-Thirds Cite Challenges Finding Skilled Legal Professionals

 Nearly three in 10 (29 percent) lawyers interviewed for a new Robert Half Legal survey said their law firms or companies will be expanding...

Jun 25, 2015, 10:00 ET

Nearly Four in 10 Lawyers Plan to Hire in Second Half of 2015; Two-Thirds Cite Challenges Finding Skilled Legal Professionals

TORONTO, June 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Nearly four in 10 (38 per cent) lawyers interviewed for a new Robert Half Legal survey said their law firms or...

Jun 24, 2015, 06:00 ET

Employees Are Feeling Optimistic…To An Extent

New Study Reveals Canadian Workers Could Be Missing Out TORONTO, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Most people believe they should earn more, but...

Jun 24, 2015, 06:00 ET
Robert Half Confidence Matters: Do Workers Have What it Takes When it Comes to Jobs and Money?

Ask For A Pay Raise ... Or Get A Root Canal?

 If the thought of asking for a raise makes you want to scrub the floors, update your resume or spend quality time at the dentist's office,...

Jun 11, 2015, 08:07 ET

Many CFOs Working On Vacation

Professionals across the country are planning summer trips, but research suggests many financial executives will be packing their work with...

Jun 11, 2015, 08:07 ET

'Can't catch a break'

Survey Finds it's Difficult for CFOs to Make a Clean Break From the Office During Vacation TORONTO, June 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Professionals...

Jun 10, 2015, 10:00 ET

Robert Half Legal And MCCA Announce 2015 Scholarship Winner Law Student Sohayl Vafai Honored With Award

 Robert Half Legal, a legal staffing and consulting services firm, and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), an organization that...

Jun 09, 2015, 08:10 ET

THE OFF-PUTTING STAY-PUT PACKAGE: Survey Finds Most CFOs Don't Extend Counteroffers

 Although employee retention concerns continue to mount, a new survey suggests counteroffers aren't the answer when it comes to keeping the...

Jun 09, 2015, 08:10 ET

The Off-Putting Stay-Put Package

Survey Finds Most CFOs Don't Extend Counteroffers TORONTO, June 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Although employee retention concerns continue to mount, research...

Jun 05, 2015, 08:11 ET
Cost of accounting and finance function as a percentage of revenue.

Survey From Robert Half, FEI Examines Trends, Standards in Finance and Accounting

Report Finds Finance Function Costs Increasing as Talent Shortages Intensify   Costs associated with the finance function are rising...

Jun 04, 2015, 09:59 ET

25 Things I Wish I'd Learned In Law School

 Students readying themselves for law careers should take time to set books aside and gain practical work experience while in school,...

Jun 04, 2015, 08:13 ET
Twin Cities CIOs reveal hiring plans for second half of 2015.

Twin Cities CIOs Reveal Hiring Plans For Second Half Of 2015

 Fifteen percent of Twin Cities-area technology executives recently surveyed expect to expand their information technology (IT) teams in the...