PR Newswire (07/23/13)
Robert Half International Inc. has reported net earnings of $63.1 million for the second quarter of 2013, compared with $45.3 million for the second quarter of 2012 (up 39%). Net earnings for the first half of 2013 totaled $119.0 million, compared with net earnings of $93.7 million for the first half of 2013 (up 27%).
U.S. staffing and placement revenues were $703 million, up 3.5% from $677 million in 2012. Temporary and contract staffing revenues in the U.S. increased 4%, while permanent placement revenues were up 10% over the prior year. Max Messmer, chairman and chief executive officer, said, “Businesses are using more temporary employees as part of their human resources mix. We believe this trend can lead to further increases in the number of temporary employees as a percentage of the total work force.”