"Ninety-seven percent of surveyed CIOs say that soft skills, such as the ability to communicate, work as a team, and understand the business, are critical when hiring IT candidates."
– Katherine Spencer Lee, Executive Director, RHI Consulting

Varied hardware and software environments

Visual Basic, C++, Java, Perl

Temporary, contract, and full-time services Large shop

Fast Facts
Revenues: $2.699B (2000)
Employees: 248,300 (2000)
Founded: 1948
Temporary and placement services
Public: RHI (NYSE)
Fortune: America's Most Admired Companies (1999, 2000)
2884 Sand Hill Rd.
Menlo Park, California 94025
(650) 234-6000

Freedom. Freedom to explore new technologies. Freedom to try different environments. Freedom from office politics. Freedom to reject assignments. Robert Half International, and its arm for recruiting and consulting IT services, RHI Consulting (RHIC), provide contract services and IT job placement in a fluid environment that emphasizes short, focused projects, unlimited online training, and a career path that parallels that of a consulting firm.

With a try-before-you-buy approach, RHI Consulting places techies wherever they are most needed to supplement a company's staff. They offer professionals a choice of full-time placement, contract-to-hire arrangements, and project assignments in a variety of industries, covering a wide array of technical environments. They offer companies seasoned professionals, with the experience needed to jump into an unfamiliar environment and the skill to leave some of their technical knowledge behind with the permanent staff.

In response to customer requests for PC support and network technicians from its other contracting arms, Robert Half started RHI Consulting in 1994. In six years it has grown into a $340M division. The company's job openings span IT and e-commerce positions alike. Technical support positions such as Email Specialist, Quality Assurance Associate, Network Administrator/engineer/manager, Help desk/tech support I, II, III, and Hardware Technician represent 50 percent of the company's work. Development positions represent the balance, from Application Developer, to Business Analyst, Webmaster/data warehouse developer, Inter-/Intranet Developer, Database Developer, Project Leader/Manager, and Chief Information Officer.

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