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Profit up 39% at temporary staffing firm

Robert Half says it is the largest specialized staffing firm, with 400-plus offices.

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Robert Half says it is the largest specialized staffing firm, with 400-plus offices.

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Robert Half International Inc.’s quarterly earnings rose 39 percent as the temporary-staffing firm continued to post broad revenue growth. Net income was $58.6 million, or $.42 per share, on revenue of $1.03 billion. It was the 11th consecutive quarter in which net income and earnings per share grew 20 percent or more on a year-over-year basis. The company noted ‘‘ongoing demand for skilled talent on an interim and full-time basis, most notably in the United States.’’

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