Robert Half International Inc is a Delaware corporation. The Company's business was originally founded in 1948. It provides staffing and risk consulting services through such divisions as Accountemps(r), Robert Half(r) Finance & Acco...unting, OfficeTeam(r), Robert Half(r) Technology, Robert Half(r) Management Resources, Robert Half(r) Legal, The Creative Group(r), and Protiviti(r). The Company, through its Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting, and Robert Half Management Resources divisions, is a provider of temporary, full-time, and project professionals in the fields of accounting and finance. The Accountemps temporary services division offers customers a reliable and economical means of dealing with uneven or peak work loads for accounting, tax and finance personnel caused by such predictab...le events as vacations, taking inventories, tax work, month-end activities and special projects and such unpredictable events as illness and emergencies. The Company’s OfficeTeam division, which commenced operations in 1991, places temporary and full-time office and administrative personnel, ranging from word processors to office managers. OfficeTeam operates in much the same fashion as the Accountemps and Robert Half Finance & Accounting divisions. The Company’s Robert Half Finance & Accounting division specializes in the placement of full-time accounting, financial, tax and banking personnel. Fees for successful placements are paid only by the employer and are generally a percentage of the new employee’s annual compensation. No fee for placement services is charged to employment candidates. The Company’s Robert Half Technology division, which commenced operations in 1994, specializes in providing information technology contract consultants and placing full-time employees in areas ranging from multiple platform systems integration to end-user support, including specialists in programming, networking, systems integration, database design and help desk support. Since 1992, the Company has been placing temporary and full-time employees in attorney, paralegal, legal administrative and legal secretarial positions through its Robert Half Legal division. The legal profession’s requirements such as the need for confidentiality, accuracy and reliability, a strong drive toward cost-effectiveness, and frequent peak workload periods are similar to the demands of the clients of the Accountemps division. The Company’s Robert Half Management Resources division, which commenced operations in 1997, specializes in providing senior level project professionals in the accounting and finance fields, including chief financial officers, controllers, and senior financial analysts, for such tasks as financial systems conversions, expansion into new markets, business process reengineering and post-merger financial consolidation. The Creative Group division commenced operations in 1999 and serves clients in the areas of advertising, marketing and web design and places project consultants in a variety of positions such as creative directors, graphics designers, web content developers, web designers, media buyers, and public relations specialists. Protiviti is a global business consulting and internal audit firm composed of experts specializing in risk, advisory and transactional services. The firm helps clients solve problems in finance and transactions, operations, technology, litigation, governance, risk and compliance. The Company operates in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The Company markets its staffing services to clients as well as employment candidates. Local marketing and recruiting are generally conducted by each office or related group of offices. The Company’s business is subject to extensive government regulation and a failure to comply with regulations could harm its business.