Robert Half International's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Robert Half International (RHI)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 24, 2012 5:00 pm ET

Executives

Harold M. Messmer - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Committee

M. Keith Waddell - Vice Chairman, President and Chief Financial Officer

Analysts

Mark S. Marcon - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

Andrew C. Steinerman - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Thomas Allen - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Paul Condra

Timothy McHugh - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division

Sara Gubins - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Ato Garrett - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Giridhar Krishnan - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Tobey Sommer - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Research Division

James J. Janesky - Avondale Partners, LLC, Research Division

Gary E. Bisbee - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Jennifer Huang - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

John M. Healy - Northcoast Research

Presentation

Operator

Hello, and welcome to the Robert Half International First Quarter 2012 Conference Call. Our hosts for today's call are Mr. Max Messmer, Chairman and CEO of Robert Half International; and Mr. Keith Waddell, Vice Chairman, President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Messmer, you may begin.

Harold M. Messmer

Thank you, and hello, everyone. Before we begin, we would like to remind you, as usual, that comments made on today's call contain predictions, estimates and other forward-looking statements. These statements represent our current judgment of what the future holds and include words such as forecast, estimate, project, expect, believe, guidance and similar expressions.

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