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

MENLO PARK, California, January 18, 2005 -- Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE symbol: RHI) today announced it expects to release fourth-quarter 2004 earnings results on Thursday, January 27, at approximately 4 p.m. EST. Robert Half International management will conduct a conference call at 5 p.m. EST on January 27, following the release. The dial-in number is 800-857-9600 (+1-773-756-4602 outside the United States) and the passcode is "Robert Half International." A taped recording of this call will be available for replay beginning at approximately 8 p.m. EST on January 27 and ending at 8 p.m. EST on February 2. The dial-in number for the replay is 800-262-5046 (+1-402-220-9715 outside the United States). The conference call will also be archived in audio format on the company's website at

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International Inc. (RHI) is the world's first and largest specialized staffing firm. RHI is a recognized leader in professional consulting and staffing services and is the parent company of Protiviti® (, a leading independent internal audit and risk consulting firm.

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. RHI serves its clients and candidates through more than 325 offices worldwide and through online job search services at its divisional websites, all of which can be accessed at