Founded in 1948, Robert Half is one of the world's largest providers of professional consulting and staffing 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 administrative support professionals; Robert Half Technology — for project and full-time technology professionals; Robert Half Legal — for project and full-time staffing of lawyers, paralegals and legal support personnel; and The Creative Group — for creative, digital, marketing, advertising and public relations professionals.
Protiviti — a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half — is a global consulting firm which offers clients with consulting solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, analytics, governance, risk and internal audit. As of Dec 31, 2019, Protiviti had 62 offices in 23 states and 11 foreign countries.
The company has staffing and consulting operations in more than 400 locations across the globe.
Based on the nature of services, the company has three reportable operating segments:
Temporary and consultant staffing (68% of 2020 revenues): The temporary and consultant segment provides specialized staffing in accounting and finance, administrative and office, information technology, legal, advertising, marketing and web design fields.
Permanent placement staffing (7% of 2020 revenues): The permanent placement segment provides full-time personnel in accounting, finance, administrative and office, and information technology fields.
Risk consulting and internal audit services (25% of 2020 revenues): The risk consulting segment provides business and technology risk consulting and internal audit services.
Revenues from temporary and consultant staffing and permanent placement staffing come under the global staffing division, while the risk consulting and internal audit services are provided under the Protiviti division.
The company has approximately 16,000 full-time employees, which includes roughly 4,500 employees engaged directly in the Protiviti operations.