Robert Half

Robert Half provides skilled professionals in the fields of accounting and finance, technology, legal, creative, marketing, and administration. The Company operates through three segments: temporary and consultant staffing, permanent placement staffing, and risk consulting and internal audit services.

Company Growth (employees)
Menlo Park, US
Size (employees)
16,400 (est)
Robert Half was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, US

Key People/Management at Robert Half

Harold M. Messmer, Jr 

Harold M. Messmer, Jr 

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Robert W. Glass

Robert W. Glass

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development
Michael Buckley

Michael Buckley

Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Treasurer
M. Keith Waddell

M. Keith Waddell

Vice Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Financial Officer
Paul F. Gentzkow 

Paul F. Gentzkow 

President and Chief Operating Officer, Staffing Services

Robert Half Office Locations

Robert Half has an office in Menlo Park
Menlo Park, US (HQ)
200 2884 Sand Hill Rd

Robert Half Financials and Metrics

Robert Half Financials

Robert Half's revenue was reported to be $5.3 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

1.3 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

546.4 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

84.7 m

Market capitalization (08-Dec-2017)

6.8 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

348.3 m


6.4 b
Robert Half's current market capitalization is $6.8 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4.2 b4.7 b5.1 b5.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.5 b2.8 b3 b3.1 b

Gross profit

1.7 b1.9 b2.1 b2.2 b
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q3, 2017


1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b

Cost of goods sold

741.6 m762.9 m770.7 m787.2 m786 m761.5 m778.3 m

Gross profit

530.5 m549.8 m532 m557 m552.5 m525.8 m546.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


275.8 m287.1 m224.6 m260.2 m

Accounts Receivable

551.9 m657.7 m704.6 m703.2 m

Current Assets

11.7 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b


112.6 m121.8 m142.9 m161.5 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


260.9 m313.1 m251.8 m217.1 m238.7 m292.5 m260.1 m297.8 m348.3 m

Accounts Receivable

661.3 m687 m731.6 m734.4 m732.2 m742.8 m700.4 m708.5 m737.9 m

Current Assets

1.3 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b1.5 b1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b


120.3 m124.6 m129.2 m147.9 m157.2 m161.2 m157.8 m153.6 m146.6 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

252.2 m305.9 m357.8 m343.4 m243.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

48.8 m49.7 m53.5 m64.3 m49.1 m

Accounts Receivable

(47.7 m)(134.9 m)(75.7 m)(15.9 m)(21.8 m)

Accounts Payable

38.4 m71.7 m60.2 m19.7 m65.7 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

77.9 m167.6 m264.4 m83.4 m175 m265.6 m78.5 m158.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

13 m26.6 m39.5 m15.4 m31.3 m47.7 m16.2 m32.5 m

Accounts Receivable

(22.4 m)(44 m)(96.5 m)(25.4 m)(29.3 m)(39.7 m)4.3 m3.4 m

Accounts Payable

(23.2 m)29.2 m63.1 m35.1 m7.2 m58.8 m(7.5 m)38 k
USDY, 2017


16.6 x


17.9 x


80.8 k

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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Robert Half Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016




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Robert Half Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
RH Holding Company
Jersey Temporaries
Protiviti Inc
RH-TM Resources
Protiviti Pty. Limited
Robert Half Trabalho Temporário Ltda.
Robert Half Human Resources Shanghai Company Limited
Protiviti GmbH
Protiviti Consulting Private Limited
Robert Half Temporaries
Robert Half Corporation
Robert Half Austria GmbH
Robert Half SAS
Protiviti LLC
Robert Half Sarl
Robert Half of California
Protiviti Holdings Inc.
Protiviti Government Services
Robert Half Australia Pty. Limited
Protiviti EOOD
Robert Half Canada Inc.
Robert Half Internacional Empresa De Servicios Transitorios Limitada
Protiviti Shanghai Co
Protiviti Hong Kong Co. Limited
Protiviti SAS
Robert Half International France SAS
Robert Half Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
Robert Half S.r.l.
Robert Half Japan Ltd.
Robert Half Staffing
Robert Half Nevada Staff
Robert Half of Pennsylvania
Robert Half BVBA
Robert Half Hong Kong Limited
Robert Half Deutschland Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH
Protiviti S.r.l.

Robert Half Market Value History

Robert Half Revenue Breakdown

Robert Half's Web-traffic and Trends

Robert Half Online and Social Media Presence

Robert Half News and Updates

Six in 10 business believe automation will drive productivity, reveals Robert Half

Robert Half’s new report, Digital transformation and the future of hiring has found that digital processes will be extended to manual, data entry tasks such as financial modelling (41%), generating financial reports (40%), project management and reporting (38%) within the next three years. As a resu…

More than a third of UK employees will have left their jobs by the end of June, reveals Robert Half

Thirty-six per cent of employees will have left their jobs by the end of June, reveals Robert Half UK. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Robert Half Company Life and Culture

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