More Than 19,000 Clothing Items Donated Through Annual Robert Half International Suit Drive

Nov 4, 2010 | Corporate Member News

Robert Half International recently completed its seventh annual suit drive to benefit Dress for Success and other nonprofits. More than 19,000 items of interview-appropriate clothing and accessories were donated by local businesses and Robert Half employees through the program.

Dress for Success, an international nonprofit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women, and other nonprofit partners will distribute the items to thousands of men and women actively seeking employment. Since Robert Half’s program began in 2002, more than 170,000 items — including suits, clothing separates, shoes and accessories — have been donated.

“Dress for Success and our other nonprofit partners assist job seekers in a fundamental way, providing the confidence that comes from looking their best during the job interview,” said Max Messmer, chairman and CEO of Robert Half International. “We are proud to assist their efforts through this annual program.”

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International Inc., 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 business 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 office and 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, advertising, marketing, web and public relations professionals.

Robert Half International has staffing and consulting operations in more than 400 locations worldwide.

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