Robert Half Int'l to Offer Free Professional Development to Candidates

Robert Half International Inc. (RHI), a provider of accounting and finance professionals to business, has signed an agreement making it the only staffing firm to offer the Microsoft Office Specialist Program to temporary professionals and job candidates. RHI will deliver the program free to its registered candidates at all of its North American offices.

Through a strategic business alliance with the Microsoft Office Specialist Program, RHI will offer registered job candidates the opportunity to earn Microsoft Office Specialist certifications in Word and Excel. In turn, RHI will provide certified Office Specialists to its clients in the United States and Canada.

"This partnership allows us to provide professionals certified in the nation's leading business desktop software," said Paul F. Gentzkow, Executive Vice President of Operations, Robert Half International. "We're thrilled to not only enhance our client service through this agreement, but to promote the professional development of our candidates."

"We are very enthusiastic about working with RHI, a company known for providing highly skilled and qualified temporary specialists," said Gytis Barzdukas, Director of Office Product Management, Microsoft Corporation. "We believe that through this alliance, we will have the opportunity to further build the Microsoft Office Specialist Program and provide hiring managers with demonstrable proof of an individual's desktop productivity skills."

Microsoft Office Specialist is a Microsoft-owned certification program and is administered by Credentio, the leading provider of global, performance-based certification programs and services designed to enable individual and organizational success through software certification. Credentio is responsible for the development, marketing and administration of certification programs for the Microsoft Office suite of products. For more information about the Microsoft Office Specialist Program, visit www.microsoft.com/officespecialist.

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