FREDERICK A. RICHMAN ELECTED TO ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

MENLO PARK, California, July 29, 2008 -- Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE symbol: RHI) today announced the election of Frederick A. Richman to its board of directors. Mr. Richman is an attorney and most recently served as a principal in the Washington National Tax Group of Deloitte Tax LLP. He began his career at the law firm of O'Melveny & Myers LLP in Los Angeles, where he was a senior partner before joining Deloitte Tax LLP in 2001.

An experienced tax attorney and tax consultant, Mr. Richman has served for many years on the board of directors of various nonprofit, charitable and educational institutions, including American Jewish University. Mr. Richman received a B.A. cum laude from Harvard University and a J.D. cum laude from the New York University School of Law.

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International Inc. is the world's first and largest specialized staffing firm. It also is the parent company of Protiviti®, a global consulting and internal audit firm composed of experts in risk and advisory services. Robert Half'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.