Press Release

February 12, 2009

Contact: M. Keith Waddell
Vice Chairman, President and Chief Financial Officer
(650) 234-6000


MENLO PARK, California, February 12, 2009 -- Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE symbol: RHI) today announced an increase to its quarterly cash dividend, from $.11 to $.12 per share. The cash dividend will be paid on March 16, 2009, to all shareholders of record as of February 25, 2009.

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 consulting and internal audit firm composed of experts in risk and advisory services. The company's specialized staffing divisions include Accountemps®, Robert Half® Finance & Accounting and Robert Half® Management Resources, for temporary, full-time and project professionals, respectively, in the fields of accounting and finance; OfficeTeam®, for highly skilled temporary administrative support personnel; Robert Half® Technology, for information technology professionals; Robert Half® Legal, for legal personnel; and The Creative Group®, for advertising, marketing and web design professionals.

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