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

MENLO PARK, California, May 7, 2009 -- Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE symbol: RHI) today announced that Barbara J. Novogradac has been elected to its board of directors.

Ms. Novogradac, who has more than 20 years of experience in finance, accounting and operations management, currently is president of Novogradac Investment Company, a private real estate investment company specializing in residential rental properties, land development opportunities and light industrial commercial assets. She began her career in public accounting. A resident of Northern California, Ms. Novogradac is active in a number of charitable and civic organizations.

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 business consulting and internal audit firm composed of experts specializing in risk, advisory and transaction 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.