About us

Founded in 1948, Robert Half (NYSE symbol: RHI) pioneered specialised recruitment services and today is the world's leader in placing accounting, finance, banking and technology professionals on a temporary and permanent basis.

In Australia, Robert Half operates five divisions:

  • Robert Half Finance & Accounting, for temporary and permanent finance and accounting personnel
  • Robert Half Financial Services, for high-calibre finance and banking professionals
  • Robert Half Management Resources, for senior-level finance, accounting and business systems professionals on a project and interim basis
  • Robert Half Technology, for experienced IT professionals
  • OfficeTeam, for highly skilled temporary administrative professionals.


Businesses turn to Robert Half for personalised service and access to the most qualified talent for their temporary recruitment, project consulting and permanent recruitment needs. Experienced candidates work with us because we can provide them with rewarding employment opportunities and guidance at every stage of their careers.

There are more than 345 Robert Half locations worldwide. In 2012, Robert Half again was named to FORTUNE® magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list, ranking #1 in our industry (March 19, 2012).


Executive Team

Harold M. Messmer, Jr., Chairman and CEO
M. Keith Waddell, Vice Chairman, President and CFO
Paul F. Gentzkow, President and COO-Staffing Services
Robert W. Glass, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development



Our steadfast commitment to 'Ethics First' provides the behavioural framework for our relationships with fellow employees, job candidates, clients, shareholders and vendors.

Honesty, integrity and professionalism are the core principles of our business and have remained so for half a century. We expect our people to adhere to these standards in their daily actions. Integrity is the common fabric of the people we hire and will continue to define our business for years to come.

Our approach is based on more than 60 years of recruitment experience. Central to our business philosophy is that our recruitment consultants only fill assignments within their field of expertise. Each specialised division focuses solely on one particular industry, allowing us to provide unrivalled professional service and client support. 

For more information about Robert Half, visit our corporate website, including our Investor Centre and Fact Sheet.

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